Mexican and Central American immigrants settled here in the 1940-1960′s and they introduced the neighbourhood to authentic Mexican and Latin flavours. Nowadays the district has changed and The Mission has become one of the young, hot, hip, “hipster”, and happening food scenes in San Francisco.
The area consists of long time businesses and the market is full of iconic institutions selling meats, cheese, seafood, spices and produce. It would be a shame to visit Toronto and miss out on this since the city prides itself on diversity. Here is my self guided foodie tour of Kensington Market.
It is a Salvadoran family owned and operated food truck specializing in Salvadoran street food which is prepared and cooked by Mama Ana who is the heart of the business. She makes the corn tortillas by hand and from scratch just as she would at home. 100% gluten free menu.
The event featured over 80 wines, 6 cocktails and food from 14 Vancouver restaurants. We were all there for one reason which was to support BC’s hospitality industry and talent. So Follow Me Foodie to a recap of Dish ‘N Dazzle at The Fairmont Waterfront!
I’m a huge fan of exploring street food in every new place I visit. It tells me a lot about their food culture. To really get a taste of what a city has to offer, you have to go across the board and experience high and “low” end dining and everything in between. Follow Me Foodie to New York Street Food!