On the popular street of Ossington Avenue, Bang Bang Ice Cream is a fantastic dessert option if you’re in the mood for interesting ice cream flavours! The shop is small and has a bench along the right wall with the kitchen taking up 70% of the space. Ice cream options are displayed on large tin buckets that fill a wall from eye-level to the ceiling.Read More »
The restaurant is in the same plaza as T&T supermarket, so it’s pretty easy to find parking. Inside, you’ll find dark walls, hanging light fixtures and a refined taste in décor compared to a lot of Chinese cafes. Their menu focuses on afternoon tea and late night snacks. You’ll find lists of flavoured tea options, shaved ice, milk tea, snacks and a few main dishes. I came here with my family, grandparents, aunt and uncle.
Lucky Red caters to the same market as Banh Mi Boys on Queen Street. They also serve an almost identical menu, but Lucky Red uses steamed/baked bao’s instead of baguettes that banh mi’s are served in. While Banh Mi Boys serve mostly Vietnamese and Korean inspired items, Lucky Red serves mainly Chinese items. They are also conveniently located in the middle of Chinatown. It’s a restaurant that is easy to find because the storefront stand out from the more traditional restaurants and stores you find along Spadina Avenue. The decor consists of contemporary design with traditional roots. The big red doors, the restaurant sign, and the zodiac wall mural reflect this concept.Read More »