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What to eat at Front Street Foods, Union Station’s new summertime market

(Image: Renée Suen)

(Image: Renée Suen)

From now until the end of August, the new-and-improved plaza outside Canada’s busiest transit hub is an open-air food market. Open daily, the summer-long pop-up will give commuters, office workers and tourists a chance to taste dishes and drinks from some of the city’s best chefs and food vendors. It’s a welcome sight after years of ugly construction and snarled traffic along Front Street, and the strip’s hot dogs now have to share their street meat title with pollo-pibil tacos, jamon serrano pintxos and snow crab–topped fries. Weekly highlights include breakfast service by a select number of vendors, a licensed bar open Wednesday through Saturday, live music during weekday lunches and a farmers’ market every Wednesday. The current crowd favourites might be Holy Chuck’s freshly ground burgers and Uncle Tetsu’s spongy cheesecakes, but here are 16 other snacks to consider.

 Monday–Sunday, 7 a.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m., 65 Front St. W.,  frontstreetfoods.com

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Weddings 2012: eight trendy finger foods to satisfy the health nut, the gourmand and the junk-food addict

Weddings 2012 | Appetizers
VIEW BY CUISINE:
RAW: ENDIVE SALAD | GAZPACHO SHOOTERS
MEXICAN: DUCK CONFIT TACO | LOBSTER QUESADILLA
FRENCH: CROQUE MONSIEUR | FOIE GRAS TORCHON
COMFORT FOOD: LOBSTER POUTINE | OYSTER CORN DOG

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