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Have you been to St. Clair Ave West lately? You should!!  It’s a pretty dangerous street for foodies like myself!! There’s Stockyards, Clafouti, Pain PerduNoir Coffee and Tea (can you say Maple Bacon Lattes?) and in the past year a few more yummy destinations have opened up.

Here’s what I’ve recently discovered:

Rococoa Chocolates:  285 Rushton Road (behind 740 St. Clair Ave West) 416 829 9821

I parked on Rushton and as I was returning to my car, I noticed  a chocolate shop. I decided to go in and check it out.  (I’m normal, right?)  After chatting with the owner, I found out that this store opened  only two months ago. I simply had to try a chocolate (or tw0). It wasn’t easy but I decided to select: a) Guiness b) Balsamic and Honey. Both were delicious and just what my taste buds wanted!!

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B)  Bite Me Bakery 1034 St. Clair Ave. West (416) 651 2253. I was following Bite Me Bakery on facebook, well before they opened. Therefore I knew that I would be visiting when they opened their doors. I am such a huge fan of the “Bite” sized concept so this approach really appeals to me. Not to mention this is a bakery with attitude. I hope you get a chance to check out their website and facebook page too so you can see their creative marketing!! Dayna gets it!!

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These were the flavours that were being offered that day. Don’t you just love the names of these cupcakes? (with attitude!!).

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c) Emma’s Country Kitchen 1108 St. Clair Ave West (416) 652 3662

Once again, I was following this restaurant on facebook and twitter and knew that I to visit. My first visit was for brunch. I ordered the most amazing buttermilk biscuit with an over easy egg. It was PERFECT.

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I was so impressed by this restaurant that I knew I wanted to return. So one day I popped by for a terrific fresh chickpea burger with a bowl of flavourful soup. Please note, that that even the BUNS are made in house. Not your ordinary chickpea burger. Thats for sure!!

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This is truly one gem of a restaurant that offers great service, fresh food, and an amazing assortment of take away food (gluten free and vegan options too).

That’s my round up of St. Clair Ave. West – have I missed anything?

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