“Ethnic Food”—Putting the à la carte before the horse
ethnic food / ‘eØnIk fu:d / n. 1. A general term used to signify prepared foods from around the world, typically from cultures other than one’s own. 2. The wide array of cultural foods available for purchase and consumption in restaurants throughout Toronto. 3. The wide array of cultural foods whose sale is forbidden on Toronto city streets, as it is uncharted bureaucratic territory fraught with potential pitfalls and liabilities, requiring extensive consultation with stakeholders and exhaustive regulation. 4. Banned substances. 5. Banned substances with their own logo.
• Street Food Pilot Implementation [City of Toronto]• Street food burned by red tape [Toronto Star]