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Chinatown East Neighbourhood
By Ann Ruppenstein on April 17, 2013
To satisfy her sweet tooth, Andrea Mut reaches for a butter tart or chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven. As the owner of Andrea’s... (more)
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About Our Neighbourhood
Chinatown East is the smaller cousin to downtown Toronto’s Chinatown around Spadina and Dundas. Located within the Riverdale area on Gerrard Street East between Broadview and Carlaw Avenues, Chinatown East has attracted many Chinese-Vietnamese and mainland Chinese Torontonians wary of the high property costs in the downtown Chinatown. (more)
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