Restaurant review: Thai Escape

On a wintery Sunday afternoon,¬†we¬†stopped for lunch at a little hole-in-the-wall place in the Collingwood Village neighborhood called “Thai Escape”. We arrived just as they opened their doors, and were seated immediately. We started with a Green Papaya Salad This is a cold salad of unripe green papaya threads, carrots, green beans, and tomatoes. It’s…

Restaurant review: Ho Yuen Kee

On a wintery sunday evening, the family met for dinner at Ho Yuen Kee on Fraser Street (at East 46th Avenue). It’s a busy little place, and we had to wait about 10 minutes for a table, even though we had reservations. We started with one of the restaurant’s signature dishes. It’s lobster on sticky…