Sausage Vendors Toronto – At a street corner near you

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Toronto's sausage vendors are developing, and, while there are plenty of food trucks, you mustn't miss the original "street meat", the best I've had...

It's pretty much a known fact that one of the best ways to get to know a city is to sample its street food. This isn't the way to get the full story in Toronto, unfortunately, as there is a pretty strict regulation of street food vendors here. However, the scene is undeniably developing regardless, and while there are plenty of new/cool food trucks stopped around town at any given time (follow @foodtrucksTO on Twitter to see where they all are while you're in town), you must not leave without having the original "street meat".

It's exactly what it sounds like: grilled sausages on toasted buns, with all the self-serve fixings you desire, ranging from ketchup, mustard and relish to sauerkraut, olives and banana peppers - served hot and fresh from a stand on the street. I am personally a spicy Italian sausage girl, all the fixings. You'll run into a stand eventually on any main street or intersection, but there are vendors at Queen/Duncan (pictured), Queen/Spadina, Bay/King, King/John, and in the University of Toronto campus on St. George St., to name but a few.

If you leave without having street meat, you've missed out on a classic Toronto experience. And be careful: a sausage and a hot dog are not the same thing - sausages are larger, juicier and generally superior. I've had my share of street meat around the world, and frankly, Toronto's remains the best in my books!

About this spot

Queen Street W at Duncan Street

Opening times vary (daily)

Italian sausage:

C$

4.50

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