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What’s on the menu at Front Street Foods, the Financial District’s summer-long outdoor food court

By Renée Suen| Photography by Renée Suen
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Last summer’s Front Street Foods pop-up has returned, but this time it’s not on Front Street. From now until August 5, the second-floor terrace of Adelaide Place will be an outdoor food court, giving workers in the Financial District a reason to leave their cubicles at lunchtime. Here’s a look at what all 20 vendors are serving.

Fish’d by Edo
Classic tuna poke with a choice of rice (shown here) or quinoa. $15.
Classic tuna poke with a choice of rice (shown here) or quinoa. $15.

 

Spicy shiso pesto salmon poke also comes with a choice of rice or quinoa (shown here). $14.
Spicy shiso pesto salmon poke also comes with a choice of rice or quinoa (shown here). $14.

 

Tiger Tuna Burrito: tuna, avocado, tempura bits, cucumber, lettuce and purple cabbage. $13.
Tiger Tuna Burrito: tuna, avocado, tempura bits, cucumber, lettuce and purple cabbage. $13.

 

The Salmon Sunrise Burrito is like a giant maki roll that’s been sweetened with mango. $12.
The Salmon Sunrise Burrito is like a giant maki roll sweetened with mango. $12.

 

The Big Shrimp Burrito is an oversized California roll, but with shrimp instead of imitation crab. $12.
The Big Shrimp Burrito is an oversized California roll, but with shrimp instead of imitation crab. $12.

   

Fresh
Besides vegan salads and breakfast jars, Fresh serves rotating flavours of cold-pressed juice. $7 and up.
Besides vegan salads and breakfast jars, Fresh serves rotating flavours of cold-pressed juice. $7 and up.

   

Chimney Stax Baking Co.
Chimney Stax Baking Co. fills their rotisserie-baked rolls with savoury sandwich toppings or sweet soft-serve. The cheese-covered Caprese Stax is stuffed with bocconcini, tomato, arugula, basil and balsamic vinaigrette. $10.
Chimney Stax Baking Co. fills their rotisserie-baked rolls with savoury sandwich toppings or sweet soft-serve. The cheese-covered Caprese Stax comes with bocconcini, tomato, arugula, basil and balsamic vinaigrette. $10.

 

The Canadian Eh!? is a simple cinnamon-dusted cone filled with soft-serve, bacon and maple syrup. $10.
The Canadian Eh!? is a simple cinnamon-dusted cone filled with soft-serve, bacon and maple syrup. $10.

   

Fred’s Bread
Gourmet grilled cheese. $7. ($9 with Cumbrae's bacon.)
Gourmet grilled cheese. $7. ($9 with Cumbrae’s bacon.)

 

Pizza focaccia are heated to order. $5.
Pizza focaccia are heated to order. $5.

   

Brock Sandwich
Brock Sandwich is serving four different sandwiches. This vegetarian one's made with hickory-smoked pulled jackfruit tossed in an apple-mustard BBQ sauce and dressed with coleslaw. $12.
Brock Sandwich is serving four different sandwiches. This vegetarian one is made with hickory-smoked pulled jackfruit tossed in an apple-mustard barbecue sauce and dressed with coleslaw. $12.

   

I-Tim
Trendy Thai ice cream rolls are made to order on a -18°C ice cream pan.
Trendy Thai ice cream rolls are made to order on a -18°C ice cream pan.

 

You can order them with fresh fruit. $5.
You can order them with fresh fruit. $5.

 

Or with sprinkles, mini marshmallows and Oreo. $5.
Or with sprinkles, mini marshmallows and Oreo. $5.

   

Bacon Nation
The Canadian Breakfast Bar by Bacon Nation is back again, making breakfast sandwiches and open-faced eggs bennies. Customers choose a protein (bacon strips, peameal bacon, pulled pork, avocado) and a sauce (hollandaise, chipotle, avocado-lime) for their poached egg–topped brioche bun. On the side: either home fries or a spinach salad. $9.50.
The Canadian Breakfast Bar by Bacon Nation is back again, making breakfast sandwiches and open-faced eggs bennies. Customers choose a protein (bacon strips, peameal bacon, pulled pork, avocado) and a sauce (hollandaise, chipotle, avocado-lime) for their poached egg–topped brioche bun. On the side: either home fries or a spinach salad. $9.50.

   

Tacos 101
Tacos 101 specializes in burritos. Just kidding, they make tacos. Customers can choose from carnitas, chicken adobo, nopal (cactus and cheese) or barbacoa (not shown). $4–$4.50.
Tacos 101 specializes in burritos. Just kidding, they make tacos. Customers can choose from carnitas, chicken adobo, nopal (cactus and cheese) or barbacoa (not shown). $4–$4.50.

 

Don't forget the complimentary hot sauce.
Don’t forget the complimentary hot sauce.

   

The Merchant Taps and Tavern
At the Merchant's booth there's beer ($6.50–$7.50), wine ($7.25) and sangria ($8.25), plus freshly shucked PEI oysters. ($12.50 for four).
At the Merchant’s booth there’s beer ($6.50–$7.50), wine ($7.25) and sangria ($8.25), plus freshly shucked PEI oysters. ($12.50 for four).

   

Little Fin
Little Fin returns with a trio of dishes including soba salad. $10.
Little Fin returns with a trio of dishes including soba salad. $10.

 

Fish tacos made with haddock. $11.50.
Fish tacos made with haddock. $11.50.

 

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Haddock and chips. $10.
Haddock and chips. $10.

   

The Mighty Cob
Whole-roasted Mexican-style corn on the cob slicked with lime butter, mayo and parm. $4–$5.
Whole-roasted Mexican-style corn on the cob slicked with lime butter, mayo and parm. $4–$5.

 

There's also corn-off-the-cob salad in a cup. $5–$6.50.
There’s also corn-off-the-cob salad in a cup. $5–$6.50.

   

The Rolling Pin
Whole doughnut cakes can be pre-ordered for pick-up. There's nothing like an afternoon sugar crash.
Whole doughnut cakes can be pre-ordered for pick-up. There’s nothing like an afternoon sugar crash.

 

Filled doughnuts come in flavours like banana cream pie, maple bacon and Nutella ($3–$3.50). And there's the 6ix-wich (pictured), an ice cream sandwich made with griddle-pressed doughnuts and a shot of salted caramel ($5.50).
Filled doughnuts come in flavours like banana cream pie, maple bacon and Nutella ($3–$3.50). And there’s the 6ix-wich (pictured), an ice cream sandwich made with griddle-pressed doughnuts and a shot of salted caramel ($5.50).

   

Toben
Toben Kochman of Toben by Design is back with brisket sandwiches and barbecue platters. Slow-smoked brisket on a bun with braised chipotle barbecue sauce and slaw. $9.
Toben Kochman of Toben by Design is back with brisket sandwiches and barbecue platters. Slow-smoked brisket on a bun with braised chipotle barbecue sauce and slaw. $9.

 

Slow-smoked pulled Berkshire pork is tossed in a cider-mustard barbecue sauce and topped with slaw. $8.
Slow-smoked pulled Berkshire pork is tossed in a cider-mustard barbecue sauce and topped with slaw. $8.

 

The barbecue plate is piled with brisket, pork, slaw and mac and cheese. $14.
The barbecue plate is piled with brisket, pork, slaw, and mac and cheese. $14.

   

Raclette Suisse
New to the lineup: raclette, a traditional taste of the Swiss Alps. First, the cheese is broiled.
New to the lineup: raclette, a traditional taste of the Swiss Alps. First, the cheese is broiled.

 

And then it's scraped over fried potatoes and sausage.
And then it’s scraped over fried potatoes and sausage.

 

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Raclette-covered fried potatoes and honey-garlic sausage, sided with a kale salad. $15.
Raclette-covered fried potatoes and honey-garlic sausage, sided with a kale salad. $15.

   

Jake’s Lobster
Jake's brings a taste of the East Coast to Adelaide Place. Triple-cooked Chowdah Fries (left) are covered in New England–style clam chowder gravy ($10), and a Maine-style lobster roll (right) comes with fries ($15).
Jake’s brings a taste of the East Coast to Adelaide Place. Triple-cooked Chowdah Fries (left) are covered in New England–style clam chowder gravy ($10), and a Maine-style lobster roll (right) comes with fries ($15).

   

La Fiesta
La Fiesta's paella is cooked on site. $12.
La Fiesta’s paella is cooked on site. $12.

 

Their pulled pork meal is served with llapingachos (stuffed potato patties), rice and salad. $10.
Their pulled pork meal is served with llapingachos (stuffed potato patties), rice and salad. $10.

 

Pulled pork sandwich. $8.
Pulled pork sandwich. $8.

   

Holy Chuck
The double-patty Smoky Cow (left) uses three-year-old smoked cheddar, double-smoked bacon and smoked sea salt ($12). Their signature burger (right) features two beef patties, double cheese, maple-smoked bacon and caramelized onions ($10).
The double-patty Smoky Cow (left) uses three-year-old smoked cheddar, double-smoked bacon and smoked sea salt ($12). Their signature burger (right) features two beef patties, double cheese, maple-smoked bacon and caramelized onions ($10).

 

Holy Chuck’s new house-made vegan burger uses quinoa, hemp hearts, mushrooms, rice and other “healthy stuff,” according to owner Johnny Prassoulis. $12.
Holy Chuck’s new house-made vegan burger uses quinoa, hemp hearts, mushrooms, rice and other “healthy stuff,” according to owner Johnny Prassoulis. $12.

   

Hot Bunzz
Hot Bunzz sandwiches are stuffed with a variety of fillings for both vegetarians and meat lovers. Flavours include Canadian Bison Short Rib ($8 each or $15 for two), Island Jerk Chicken or Pharoah’s Falafel ($7 for two, or $10 for three).
Hot Bunzz sandwiches are stuffed with a variety of fillings for both vegetarians and meat lovers. Flavours include Canadian Bison Short Rib ($8 each or $15 for two), Island Jerk Chicken or Pharoah’s Falafel ($7 for two, or $10 for three).

   

Station Cold Brew
You're gonna need some caffeine after all of that. Station Cold Brew’s pouring nitrogen-infused cold brew ($4) and their cold brew latte (pictured, $6).
You’re gonna need some caffeine after all of that. Station Cold Brew’s pouring nitrogen-infused cold brew ($4) and their cold brew latte (pictured, $6).

   

Railroad Coffee Co.
And Railroad Coffee Co. serves coffee, tea and a variety of croissants and biscotti. $2–$3.75.
And Railroad Coffee Co. serves coffee, tea and a variety of croissants and biscotti. $2–$3.75.

June 13–August 5, Monday to Friday 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Adelaide Place, 150 York St., frontstreetfoods.com.

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