In celebration of our first anniversary of Dine On 3 – The Food Collection, we want YOU to help us celebrate, by posting your favourite pictures of meals from our eateries in Dine On 3. We have to admit it’s been a delicious adventure from one meal to the next! From the various Pizzettas from Famoso, savory Butter Chicken from Amaya, Mini-Panini’s from Espressamente Illy, topped off with a scoop of appetizing Gelato from La Paloma and more!
Put down your forks and pick up your cameras! Capture your delicious meals on Instagram – before they’re gone!
So here’s what you have to do (starting June 1st, 2013)!
It’s that simple.
And one more thing! Make sure to tag your entry with the hashtag #YorkdaleInstaDelish!
The contest runs until June 30th, 2013 – so what are you waiting for?
The grand prize winner will receive a $500 Yorkdale Gift Card – that could be breakfast, lunch, dinner and a pair of shoes, a bag…you get the idea!
Here’s a list of the eateries that can be found in Dine On 3:
A&W, a Canadian icon for more than 50 years, continues to be a favourite burger choice. Little wonder. It’s Burger Family – Mama and Papa, Grandma, Grandpa, Teen and Baby, and Uncle and Buddy burgers to name a few – the onion rings made fresh every day, and the frosted mugs of A&W root beer keep us coming back. Time and time again. Plus, the burgers are served in A&W’s classic foil bags, which keep everything hot and tasty every time.
Amaya Express is the perfect destination when you have a taste for the exotic. The menu of Indian flavours, ranging from chicken vindaloo, lamb biryani and beef masala to ahoo ghobi, roti, naan bread and more, is available for immediate satisfaction as well as catering services. It also offers a tantalizing setting, with open kitchen and its own secluded seating area. Adding to the appeal are fusion specialties – a mix of East and West tastes – which include a Curry Crunch Burger made with chicken tikka, and Butter Chicken Poutine. Truly exotic.
Big Smoke Burger
Big Smoke Burger offers an entirely fresh approach to the burger experience. The gourmet burger restaurant is based on a back-to-basics philosophy. Handcrafted 6 oz. burgers are made fresh to order using high-quality ingredients, including ground chuck from AAA beef, grilled to perfection and served with Big Smoke signature toppings. The French fries are hand-cut, the salads and shakes are homemade, and all ingredients are home-grown – or sourced from within Canada. Fresh idea. Fresh thinking.
Booster Juice is the perfect solution when you need to give your day a boost. Its menu of juices, smoothies, shakers and more are all made fresh from pure ingredients – fresh fruit, pure juices, low-fat frozen yogurt and non-fat sorbets. The boost in Booster Juice comes from a choice of nutritional extras, including multi-vitamins and herbal supplements such as protein, ginseng and Echinacea, as well as wheatgrass or Acai fruit. All-natural ingredients for an added health kick.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chipotle Mexican Grill is all about creating food with care. Buritos, burrito bowls, crispy and soft tacos, salad, chips and guacamole, and a special children’s menu are only part of its appetizing story. More than delicious dishes, Chipotle Mexican Grill is based on a vision of Food with Integrity – which means choosing ingredients that are not only fresh, but those that are sustainably grown and naturally raised with respect for animals, the land and the farmers who produce the food. Very satisfying.
A famous name in Italian coffee, illy introduces Toronto to a real taste of espresso. Known for its quality coffee and espresso machines, illy is now offering coffee lovers around the world its own special brand of coffee bar. Expressamente illy – new to the city and now at Yorkdale – provides a selection of Italian coffee bar cuisine as well as the perfect cup of espresso in an elegant setting designed for those looking to refuel, reflect or relax.
Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria
The first of its kind in Ontario, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria brings a true taste of Italy to Toronto. Famoso pizzas are made with the same ingredients and techniques used in Naples – Caputo flour, imported tomatoes and mozzarella, all baked in an Italian-made pizza oven. Famoso’s entire menu is equally authentic, from appetizers or antipasti, soup and salads to Italian sandwiches, gelato, Italian coffees and sodas, as well as wine, beer and cocktails. A real Neapolitan Pizzeria, this is the perfect spot for a quick bite at lunch or before a movie, or a long evening spent with friends.
Glow Press offers a taste of a hot new food trend – gourmet grilled cheese. Made with an assortment of premium-quality breads and all-natural, non-processed cheese, at Glow Press you can also stylize your sandwich with your favourite topping – BBQ pulled pork, grilled vegetables, Italian prosciutto, lobster and more. Plus, every grilled cheese comes with your choice of made-from-scratch side orders – including Summer Berry Spinach Salad and Roasted Grape Tomato – all made from the latest local produce in season. Fresh, fashionable comfort food.
The secret to KFC Original Recipe chicken is more than its famous 11 herbs and spices. KFC uses only premium, grain-fed chicken, sourced from local suppliers – including Maple Lodge Farms – which is hand-bread in small batches throughout the day to ensure it’s always fresh, and cooked in trans-fat-free Canadian canola oil.
Together with the secret recipe – as well as KFC signature sides – this is what makes KFC sandwiches, wraps and chicken pieces a wholesome, home-style meal.
Jimmy the Greek
Jimmy the Greek is made for those who are craving an odyssey of fresh flavours. From classic Greek favourites, including pitas filled with chicken, beef or pork souvlaki drizzled with tzatziki and Greek salad to full dinners of roast lamb or chicken, moussaka and dolmades, every dish is made from fresh ingredients, and served quickly, with care and a touch of legendary Greek hospitality.YIA SOU!
La Paloma invites you to experience a truly authentic Italian café. The family-run Gelateria & Café has been serving Torontonians for more than 45 years – and has built a reputation and a following. Now, its finely-brewed Italian coffees, refreshing granitas, assortment of gelato cakes and famous gelato – all 75 flavours, from amaretto, banana and ciolatta (chocolate) to zabajoni – are available here. Family recipes, exacting standards and unparalleled tradition turn a visit to Yorkdale into a side trip to Italy.
Manchu WOK makes Chinese classics fresh – right in front of you. An entire menu of ideas – including rice, noodle and vegetable dishes – are prepared from ingredients fresh from the farm and cooked to order in high-heat woks to seal in natural flavours and juices. All fresh. As is Manchu WOK’s list of all your favourites – from orange or lemon chicken to BBQ pork, beef and broccoli, and butterfly shrimp. And no MSG added. Ever.
New York Fries
As the name suggests, New York Fries is designed to be the ultimate fry fix. New York Fries are hand-cut from fresh russet potatoes everyday in store then, with the potato skin on, they are cooked in sunflower oil – right in front of you. Hot and crisp on the outside, as fluffy as a baked potato on the inside, the signature fresh-cut fries are also available with a hot dog or in a selection of poutines, including Pulled Pork or Braised Beef, made with real Quebec cheese curds.
Shanghai 360° invites you to experience an entirely new culinary dimension – made of dumplings. The classic Chinese dish is offered in every imaginable variation, from pan-fried dumplings or pot stickers, steamed vegetarian dumplings and Shanghai-style steamed dumplings in broth to pan-fried Baozi, Szechwan-style wonton and more. All are made on the premises in full view, so you can see the entire dumpling-making process. There are also noodle dishes, soups and entrees to sample. A true eating experience.
SUBWAY®, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain, wants you to eat fresh. The leading choice for people seeking quick, nutritious meals the whole family can enjoy – a variety of subs, from footlongs and Fresh Fit choices to breakfast ideas, flatbreads, salads and sides – SUBWAY® has whatever you are in the mood for. All made right in front of you, and made to order. Exactly the way you want it.
SU&SHI Noodle Bar
SU&SHI Noodle Bar brings a brand new Japanese experience home. A unique culinary concept created by Spring Rolls restaurants, SU&SHI Noodle Bar is modelled after the latest Ramen bars in Japan. Ramen noodle soups, sushi, sashimi, stir-fried noodles and Teppan are all on the menu – as are desserts as well as an assortment of alcoholic beverages. Whether you stop for a quick bite or dinner and drinks with friends, you’re in for something deliciously different.
Thai Express spices up the everyday with a menu of Southeast Asian specialties. Known for its fresh take on cuisine – using signature ingredients like lemongrass, lime leaves and coconut milk – this taste of Thailand offers a range of classic dishes, including Tom Yum soup, spring rolls, mango salad, a variety of curries and, of course, pad thai. All prepared fresh, and made to be flavourful.
The Teriyaki Experience is about more than making an order, it’s about having a meal custom made. In as little as 3 minutes or less, classic Japanese rice and noodle dishes are created – directly in front of customers – on the teppanyaki grill. Cooked with a secret Asian sauce for a full-on-flavour or with water as a light and healthy choice, guests also choose which sauce will top their meal, or how they tailor their own culinary experience.
Villa Madina takes you on a journey of Mediterranean tastes. Succulent chicken and beef wrapped in pita or served as part of a full-course dinner, falafels, an array of salads including tabouleh, fattoush and couscous, and shawarmas cooked fresh in front of customers on rotisserie are only some of the authentic Mediterranean possibilities. Every dish is made for the most discriminating appetites and those looking for a taste beyond the everyday. And all menu items are Halal certified.