#KTTeats: Toronto ft. Rosalinda Restaurant

I had the chance to eat some super-delicious food vegan Mexican food and I WOULD recommend to a friend.

#KTTeats documents my food-finding adventures.

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A few weeks ago I ducked out of Kingston to visit Toronto for the weekend and had the opportunity to eat several delicious items. They are too good not to share, and I would encourage you (whether you eat meat or not) to indulge if you are in town!

Rosalinda Restaurant (website)

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It took a lot of questions and contemplation, but eventually, my meal began with the Carrot Coladaand it had a reusable straw! Beyond this deliciously sustainable feature of the drink, the taste was also great. And the colour! So orange!

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We decided to order multiple dishes to share instead of sticking to one meal because we couldn’t choose one thing – this is my preferred way to dine, anyway! The first dish was the Young Coconut Ceviche.

I have fond memories of this coconut flesh – I was rather obsessed with it and its lime tanginess. It was such a fresh and fun dish and definitely was over too soon.

Next up: Chorizo Verde Tacos, the least spicy of the tacos for my hyper-sensitive tastebuds, alongside the Tijuana-Style Broccolini.

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Again, I was pretty obsessed with the food. I don’t have incredibly strong memories of the tacos, but I know that their texture was immensely enjoyable – I definitely eat for the feel, and not just the taste, of food. Of the two, my favourite was the broccolini. Broccoli is already probably my favourite vegetable, so adding “-ini” to the end makes it that much better. It was described as a very contemporary, deconstructed Caesar salad, and while one would be hard-pressed to see why I can say that the mild Caesar flavours and housemade “croutons” were great.

Finally, we couldn’t leave without trying dessert: Spiced Churros with cinnamon sugar and chocolate banana caramel.

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You could not tell that this was a vegan dessert. The churros were full of texture and the caramel dip was thick and flavourful. They were so good. I would definitely return to Rosalinda, with an awareness that the price is a bit steep, but you’re paying for fun, vegan food and amazing customer service with a great atmosphere!

Other fun weekend treats included Wow! Sushi (some of the best agadashi tofu I’ve ever had) and a favourite of ours, Lola’s Kitchen. I had their vegan yogurt granola for brunch and it was ah-mah-zing.

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