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Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

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Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Some pubs in Toronto describe their food as CANADIAN.

Calgary, Canada
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1. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Before I respond to your suggestion, I would like to point out that i don't work for TripAdvisor. As with all Destination Experts, I'm a TA member like you who volunteers to help fellow members with their questions.

When submitting a new restaurant, or updating the information for an existing restaurant, you can specify Canadian cuisine, and once TA processes the information, "Canadian" will be shown as the cuisine type on the restaurant listing, such as this one:

tripadvisor.ca/Restaurant_Review-g154913-d39…

(BTW, I found this example through Google, using the search string

"Cuisines Canadian" Calgary site:tripadvisor.com )

The problem is that TA does not yet filter for all the types of cuisine that it allows on listings. For example, you also can't filter for halal food, even if the restaurant has "halal" as the cuisine on its listing.

In other words, I agree with you, TA ought to get their act together and allow you to filter for every cuisine type that they have set up in their database.

Edited: 30 March 2014, 23:09
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2. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

So what distinguishes Canadian cuisine from other North American food?

Cabarete, Dominican...
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3. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Poutine !!

West Grey, Ontario
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4. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Tim Horton's donuts!!!

Oregon Coast
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for Crescent City, Oregon Coast, Oregon, Redwood National Park
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5. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Ketchup chips ;-)

Vancouver, Canada
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6. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Canadian food is polite, friendly and frequently says, "Sorry." :-)

South Pacific
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for Hobart, Tasmania
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7. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Silvia has nailed it. TA doesn't need a separate descriptor for this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poutine

Sorry. :(

Calgary, Canada
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8. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Traveller Article on Canadian cuisine:

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g153339-c11593/Canada…

Seattle, Washington
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9. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

What about ice wine?

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10. Re: Restaurant filter is missing CANADIAN

Thanks for the reminder, Sodo - I added that to the article, along with donairs (a Canadian variation on the doner kebab / gyro).