2018 Toronto Christmas Market

December is here and that means the Toronto Christmas Market is in full swing! Located in the heart of the Distillery District, the Toronto Christmas Market is full of shops, amusement park rides, pop-ups, and FOOD!

I had the chance to visit the Christmas market on the last day of November with my friend Anila. I walked a lot and ate quite a bit. Here’s everything I tried.

Holey Dough

Depending on the flavour, you get about six doughnut holes starting at $7. We chose the powdered sugar to try.

It was nice that they were freshly baked—perfect for cold weather—but it was mediocre. It kind of tasted like any other generic doughnut hole. I suggest getting one of the more decadent flavours to improve the taste.



Have celiac or a gluten sensitivity? Tartistry’s tarts are gluten-free! For $4, you get one decently sized butter tart. They have other options to buy more but I can’t remember what the pricing was.

We got the New York Cheesecake tart and it was really good! The filling wasn’t too sweet and it was soft and buttery. The crust was my favourite. It wasn’t too crumbly but wasn’t too hard. It had that nice baked pie crust taste.

The cheesecake part is a New York Cheesecake that they baked themselves. Once baked, a chunk is put into the tart mix to be baked into the tart. I don’t remember much of the cheesecake as I found the tart itself the highlight. If the tarts were freshly baked, it would have been amazing.



Love cheese? How about Swiss-German raclette cheese? A block of raclette cheese is melted and scraped onto a bed of pierogies and/or potatoes.

Being heated, the cheese becomes gooey as it falls into the bowl.  For $14, you can get a serving of the cheese on a bed of pierogies and potatoes. You can also choose one of them but we chose both. The cheese was good, a little pungent like blue cheese, but it needed to be heated more. It wasn’t gooey enough. It could be because of the cold weather. I can’t remember what was inside the pierogies but it must have been a vegetarian option. The cheese here is definitely the star of this dish.

Here’s a video of the cheese being scraped on:


Truffle Fries

If you love truffle and fries, you HAVE to try this place. For $11, you get a bowl of fries with truffle oil, cheese, and I believe another mushroom oil.

The staff that prepared ours drenched ours with the truffle oil and it was so fragrant and tasty! The fries were thick cut and because of the truffle oil, they weren’t really that crispy but when you have delicious truffle soaking in, crispiness doesn’t matter. Highly recommend trying this place out.



Glühwein, aka Mulled Wine

We tried two places for Glühwein and there is a difference!

The first was a vendor right at the Toronto Christmas Market sign entrance. For $9, we got a cup of what should have been red wine with some spices. Unfortunately, all we could taste was

Second vendor.

heated red wine and no spices. It also wasn’t the right kind of warmness, if that makes any sense.

The second place was MUCH better and was perfect in taste. It was located near the Tartistry vendor and the cups had a black and white geometric design on them. This Glühwein had the red wine taste and the spices blended together in a beautiful harmony. We had this into the early evening and with the cold weather, it was the perfect way to end our visit. Best part? It was the cheapest Glühwein we saw all night…$8! If you can find this vendor, which I unfortunately forgot the name for (look for the cup design!), go to it for the Glühwein!


If you’re planning to visit the Toronto Christmas Market, let me know what you’re excited to see and/or eat!

– Synthia T.
instagram-logo copy@eat.snap.post

Eat. Snap. Post.

Another self-proclaimed foodie.

You may also like

Far East Taco



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Follow on Twitter:

Follow on Instagram: @eat.snap.post

It's more metal to suck balls without using a plastic straw 🤟
I love bubble tea and the amount of it I've been drinking made me realize how much more plastic waste I've been contributing. So recently I've made the switch to using metal straws.
While I might have to carry my straws with me and clean them myself, to save the Earth and reduce the effects of climate change, I'm willing to do it.
Earth is not just for our generation but for our future kids' generation and their kids. It is our job to make sure the Earth is still alive and kicking for them 🌎
🥤: Passion Fruit and Mango Slush @cocoteaontario
PS: If you want the link to where I got my metal straws, DM me!

#bubbletea #bobatea #boba #bobalove #drink #cocotea #cocoteaontario #asian #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodblogger #toronto #torontofoodie #canadianblogger #torontoblogger #shotonpixel #eatsnappost #sustainable #ecofriendly #reusablestraw #metalstraw
I'm back! Nice to meat you all again 🍝
I've been MIA because of my phone. My almost 5-year old Sony Xperia Z3 bootlooped twice and I had to factor reset it, wiping everything, and I didn't get to back up all the internal data. Then my phone also corrupted a microSD card with new food photos I had, so I lost those too.
So I've been looking for a new phone, and now after 11 years of being with Sony-branded phones, I'm now part of #TeamPixel ✌️
🍝: @squishkie

#nofilter #spaghetti #spaghettiandmeatballs #meatballs #pasta #homemade #cooking #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodblogger #toronto #torontofoodie #canadianblogger #torontoblogger #shotonpixel #eatsnappost
Minus the five years of data that I lost, my phone and I are tapiokay now! 📱
(Swipe ⏩) Second photo (L-R): Original Black Milk Tea, Taro Sherbet, and Honey Milk Tea.
Let's get 100% real here: Almost broke down because my phone died on Tuesday and currently can't afford a new phone. Luckily, factory resetting my phone fixed it! I also never backed up my phone for the 5 years I've owned it, so I lost all my contacts and other data not on my SD card. (So if you have my number, text me yours because I lost ALL. DA. NUMBERS.)
Thank you to @maestroannie for letting me use her phone for these photos! 🙏
**And if you want the @everlane tee I'm wearing, $5 of every shirt goes toward the ACLU. Great shirt for a great cause.**

#realfruitbubbletea #originalmilktea #taromilktea #burlington #bubbletea #everlane #everlanewoman #humantogether #100human #ethicalfashion #toronto #asian #drink #torontofoodie #tofoodies #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodblogger #torontofoodie #canadianblogger #blogto #tastethesix #huffposttaste #lpfood #torontoblogger #eatsnappost
Always eating like I'm eating for two ✌
Summer means it's Ribfest time! It's a yearly tradition for me to hit up any Ribfest I can in Ontario. Today I went to the @oakvilleribfest. Besides ribs, always gotta get the blooming onion, deep fried cheesecake, and funnel cake!
And if you want a FOOD BABY t-shirt, get one at my online shop ➡ synthiat.com/shop. Or send me a DM!
📷: @squishkie

#eatingfortwo #notactually #itsa #foodbaby #oakvilleribfest #ribfest #oakville #deepfriedcheesecake #funnelcake #dessert #torontofoodie #tofoodies #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodblogger #torontofoodie #canadianblogger #torontoblogger #canadianfoodie #tastethesix #huffposttaste #asian #instaasian #eatsnappost
A nice, cold drink makes the summer heat beerable 🍺
I've been missing Iceland a lot lately and have been craving Einstök beer. Here's a #ThrowbackThursday post to when I ordered a non-alcoholic, alcoholic beer in Iceland. Read about this funny story on my travel account ✈ @asyoutravelit.
What's your favourite beer?

#beer #drinks #iceland #icelandic #icelandicbeer #tbt #torontofoodie #tofoodies #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodblogger #torontofoodie #canadianblogger #travel #torontoblogger #eatsnappost
Warning: This post contains noodz and is not safe for stomachs—it will make you hungry! 🍜
(Sorry for the terrible photo quality)
Last month I was going to try Halal Guys but made a last minute switch to Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. Check out my review on the blog. Link in bio.

#ramen #noodles #japanese #hokkaidoramensantouka #shoyuramen #foodiefriday #toronto #eeeeats #food #foodie #foodblog #foodreview #foodblogger #torontofoodie #review #canadianblogger #torontoblogger #blogto #tastetoronto #tastethesix #huffposttaste #lpfood #eatsnappost