Recently the American economist, academic and writer Tyler Cowen commented that after a tour of Scarborough ethnic cuisine it was some of the best he's ever experienced. Well, as locals we know all about the diversity of our neighbourhoods and the authentic small restaurants and mom and pop bistros that make a compelling argument for eating out.
But when it comes to the suburbs, sometimes these hotspots are lesser known. We've listed some of the more popular authentic eateries; from Filipino to Caribbean and Chinese Hakka. There's a melding pot of spices, flavours and mouth-watering sizzling dishes waiting to be discovered. Just take your pick from some of Scarborough's best ethnic restaurants below, in no particular order!