We need to talk about your level of satisfaction. Without hurting your feelings too much, I just don't feel like you are meeting expectations, nor are you living up to your full potential. Poutine is a national treasure and you need to start respecting that level of honour a tad more. While it may be more of a Montreal trademark that doesn't mean you cannot kick ass, anything they can do, we can surely do.
Let's talk cheese. Never should shredded cheese be attempted to pass for acceptable. You need to get the good ol' fashioned cheese curds, perhaps you know them by the term 'squeaky cheese.' Some places in Toronto have it brought in from northern Quebec which we think you should all start doing, like yesterday. Cheese is legitimately 90% of the battle.
I think you may be underestimating the importance of a good quality gravy. You can't just put any store bought gravy you find on in the morning, poutine gravy is like pixie dust, irreplaceable. The gravy should never be the same type of gravy you would put on christmas dinner. It needs to be just right, not too dark, not too runny, not too salty and not too gooey. We're not being picking, we're just being honest.
The french fries should absolutely fucking never be store-bought frozen french fries that come in bulk from a local Costco. That is just spitting in the face of anyone who even comes slightly close to purchasing you. It's not that complicated, you have three basic elements, cheese, gravy and fries- how hard is it to mess that up?
The bottom line is that the city of Toronto people of Canada love you too much to watch you continue to not live up to your full potential. This is all coming from a place of love but seriously fucking try harder immediately.
Hungry For Something More.
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While these establishments are no longer there, one building has remained for over 200 years and with it a mystery that goes back just as long.
In 1815, only several years after its construction, the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse saw the disappearance and rumoured murder of its first keeper, J.P. Radan Muller, a disappearance that remains a mystery to this day.
Officers with the Toronto Police Service basically stumbled upon a mini-IKEA after finding a shipping container filled with more than $120,000 worth of allegedly stolen office and home furniture.
Two Mississauga men have been charged in the incident, which started when a shipping container was stolen from the Jane and Finch area on Thursday, May 13.
According to a statement from TPS, officers found the container at a warehouse just a seven-minute drive away from where the theft took place, recovering a staggering amount of furniture.
Police say they found 193 boxes of office furniture, 97 pieces of home furnishings, 51 boxes of home reno equipment and cabinetry and 10 boxes of bathroom reno merchandise.
Bilal Mohammed, 32, and Hamza Irfan, 30, have both been charged with multiple counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000) and Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000).
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