EXPERIENCE FILIPINO CULTURE IN FAIRBANK VILLAGE

Toronto has been named one of the most diverse cities in the world, according to blogTO via BBC Radio. It is awesome to see many of the cultures maintaining their unique individual identities while also beautifully fusing together.

Sixty-two percent of the Filipino community in Canada have settled in Toronto, as noted by WIkipedia. The Filipino culture can be prominently seen in Fairbank Village through some stores and services that call us home

 
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Eglinton Fast Food Inc. - 1837 Eglinton Av W

This small business is owned and operated by Susan. Find her cooking up a storm, ready to serve her homemade dishes to customers that come in. Combining traditional Filipino fare with some Canadian comfort elements, you won’t leave hungry. Stews, noodle dishes and hearty meats are often what you can expect. Pair your meal with a Filipino soft drink!

Filipino N'Toronto Grocery and Take Out - 1859 Eglinton Ave W

This small space packs a lot of Filipino products, native from the Philipines.

RL Carenderia - 1860 Eglinton Ave W

Take out counter, fresh produce, often can be seen at other festivals like Cabbagetown.

Mulu Bakery and Pastry - 1893 Eglinton Av W

A marriage of Ethiopian and Filipino cultures are seen at Mulu Bakery and Pastry.

Fil-Euro Bakery - 2348 Dufferin St

As the name of the bakery suggests, this place is a Filipino-European combination of cultures. A husband-wife team are the creators and makers behind this business. As you walk into the bakery, you will be greeted with display cases filled with beautiful and delicious baked goods including tarts, pies and meat pies. Consider placing an order in advance for some of their goods to enjoy a meal at home!


Laura Burnham