One of the best parts about living in Toronto is sitting at home, spinning your giant world globe from the early ’90s (you know the kind we’re talking about), letting your finger land on a random country, and knowing you can find a restaurant somewhere in the city where they serve said cuisine.


Try it — it’s fun! And large bodies of water don’t count.


You landed on Uzbekistan? No problem. Get in your car and drive out to Downsview. Tashkent Restaurant at 800 Petrolia Ave. serves up piping hot Uzbek food. If you’re curious as to what exactly that entails, you’ll have to discover that for yourself.