Trend We Love/Hate: Toronto’s inflated comfort food economy
We at Toronto Life are avid consumers of upgraded comfort food—but we’re beginning to notice that the prices are climbing in lockstep with our cholesterol levels. Below, four down-home dishes at premium prices.
- At Red Fish, a hot dog will set you back $15 at brunch. Granted, that hot dog is made from lobster and scallops
- Farmhouse Tavern charges $18 for its beef cheek poutine
- At Rose and Sons, the smoky chili is filled with pulled beef and pork and rippled with melted queso fresco. It’s also $19
- We never thought we’d pay $20 for a chocolate bar. But then we tried the barks from Stock’s chocolate lab