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10 restaurants to celebrate National Caesar Salad Day

Thursday , July 2nd , 2015

The food holiday celebrates the day in 1924 when Italian immigrant Caesar Cardini originated the salad that combines crispy romaine lettuce with croutons, Parmesan cheese, lemon, lardoons and a creamy dressing.

As the story goes, Cardini — a restaurateur — ran out of regular salad to feed his guests. To make his customers happy, he threw together some random ingredients and prepared the salad tableside to the acclamation of his patrons.

With a hit on his hands, Cardini haphazardly invented the Caesar salad, which you can celebrate in style at any one these fine local restaurants:


Complement some of the city’s best Italian fare with something special from the wine cellar at this Toronto restaurant that features rustic dishes.


With locations in North York and Thornhill, this restaurant is reminiscent of an authentic trattoria and offers patrons a true taste of Italy.


Located on Front Street in downtown Toronto, this hot spot makes everything in-house, including its delicious roasted garlic Caesar dressing.


Enjoy a fine meal west of the city at this Oakville neighbourhood gem that treats diners to authentic Italian cuisine and an extensive selection of wines.


Delicious crumbled beef bacon replaces pork on the Caesar salad at this popular Toronto deli located on College Street.


This Woodbridge restaurant prides itself in using the freshest premium ingredients to prepare its salads, antipastos, pastas, pizzas and other Italian…


This centrally located Toronto restaurant gives the classic Caesar salad a twist with maple-cured pork belly and Parmesan croutons.


A near institution in Toronto, Jacob’s does Caesar salad right and prepares it tableside with the option of adding white anchovies.


A Toronto destination for premium cuts of steak since 1959, this restaurant owes its longevity to delicious food coupled with warm and attentive service.…


A Thornhill favourite for steak, seafood and Caesar salad tossed to order at your table, this restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate National Caesar…

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