Crescendo is on of my favourite foodie destinations.
It was therefore a great treat for me to discover something entirely new to add to my culinary love list when I joined the City of Toronto for a TBEX tour of the distillery district. We were fortunate to drop into many fine food shops, but one in particular really stood out.
To say I've never had a tasting experience quite like it would be an understatement!I don't know if I've ever really taken the time to really taste and experience a real, pure, high quality oil before. I'm not talking the stuff from fancy bottles in the average supermarket, but the kind that comes from small, family run estates with heritage designations and old fashioned equipment that produces small batches and has limited distribution. The flavours were fresh and vibrant and unique.
Crescendo would be the perfect place to pick up a great gift for a foodie or a blogger or to bring a housewarming gift that's a bit more creative than a bottle of wine. It would also be a perfect stop on an afternoon trip through the distillery district and the knowledge and friendliness of the staff means you will have as much fun sampling as you will shopping.
As always, I welcome and encourage your comments. Have you discovered a memorable food shop in your travels?
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