Welcome to SALT. Find your dish!

Scarborough, A Little Taste (SALT, for short) is a mobile resource designed to help you sample selected notable food cuisines of Scarborough, Ontario.

  • Select a cuisine.
  • Choose a dish.
  • And click "locate" to find your restaurant.

Caribbean

For the Caribbean diaspora, food came to be understood as a marker of identity. It was their cuisine of their home islands that they missed most and did their best to replicate in new surroundings.

Scarborough’s Caribbean dine-outs offer a ...

Chinese

In Scarborough, we are treated to the diverse and varied portrait of Chinese cuisine. Gone are the days when Chinese food in Toronto--and, to an extent, North America--only invoked steaming bowls of chop suey and sautéing woks of General Tso's chicken.

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Filipino

Look hard enough, and a scenic drive around Scarborough reveals treasures of steaming hot trays laden with adobo, sisig, and other stews of vegetables and meat. Amidst our city's many Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants, you might find a Filipino ...

Korean

Until recently, eating Korean food in Scarborough meant ordering bibimbap or bulgogi from the supplementary menus of sushi restaurants. Now, the peninsula’s repertoires of spicy, pickled, and fermented delights have taken full force all over the city.

The Koreatowns of Bloor ...

Malaysian

The pungency of belacan (shrimp paste), the spice of the chili sambal, the aroma of the coconut--these are but a few of the flavour flags raised in Malaysian cuisine. A variety of cooking techniques are used, producing dishes that are ...

Middle Eastern

Situated at the rich nexus of Europe, Asia, and Africa, Middle Eastern flavours are as complex and varied as the region itself. Chinese rice, Silk Road spices, among others, passed through indigenous and mobile hands, creating dishes seasoned ...

South Asian

In Scarborough, we are treated to the rich cultural smorgasbord of South Asia’s many regions and foods. From the savoury vegetables of Gujarat, to the coconut infused gravies of Tamil foods, and the aromas of mustard oil and cumin ...

Vietnamese

A visit into any of Scarborough's Vietnamese restaurants fills our noses with fragrant bowls of pho. Rice noodles swim with fresh basil, cuts of beef offal and flank in a rich, slow-simmered bone broth. Joined by other rice dishes--many ...