Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 26

Imperial for Sunday Brunch: Not exactly best of the bunch!

Imperial on Bank in Ottawa

It might be a good place to meet but don’t go for the meat! So the Ottawa Blogger Group was meeting once more This time we were hoping for more than just four! Bramasole was packed so to Imperial we did move but on ZenKitchen’s fare, it couldn’t improve Vegan friendly for sure, but still …

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Apr 24

Father and Sons: Pub, Sports Bar or Greasy Spoon?

Father and sons, Pub or greasy spoon?

Another Saturday morning breakfast at Father & sons. For U of O students they don’t need a car The trek to Father and Sons is not very far. We went there for breakfast and found it quite good One of several such places in this part of the ‘hood Seems it’s as much greasy spoon …

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Apr 23

Scores, Ottawa Trainyards: Just a Swiss Chalet look-alike?

Quarter chicken dinner

Scores, not true to its name actually misses the mark! For some time now, we’ve hankered after chicken at Scores On Fridays, it’s all but impossible to get inside their doors So we went on a Wednesday to give them a shot but our fries, they were cold and the chicken not so hot Perhaps …

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Apr 22

Brigadoon in Oxford Mills: Good food but not cheap!

Brigadoon Restaurant Oxford Mills

It wasn’t a thrill to get Brigadoon’s bill!! To get to Brigadoon in Oxford Mills one has to drive a great deal And though invited by friends, we also went for the meal Only twice in a decade but the food was still great Even though the Sens traffic made us arrive quite late. Just …

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Apr 21

Dandy is Handy for Brisket if you decide to risk it!

Shawarma Pita

Fortunately, Dandy Brisket is better than it’s name might imply! If the location is handy, The food is just dandy! I’d say you should risk it, Since they’ve more than just brisket! Every now and then, a draft post gets overlooked and then hides way back in the archives. It turns out that my first visit to Dandy Brisket was …

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Apr 20

Coconut Palm Restaurant is Vietnamese cuisine at its best!

Coconut Palm Restaurant in Ottawa Trainyards

Hard to spot this Coconut Palm in Ottawa’s Trainyards!! Tucked away in the Trainyards, this place is hard to find. And it’s decor is not fancy but we’re sure that you won’t mind As soon as that food passes your lips You’ll even consider increasing your tips ’cause the owner and chef is incredibly kind. Ottawa …

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Apr 19

A taste of the Islands is too pricey at Fishy’s Tropical Garden

Fishy's Tropical Garden

It gets my goat that it is so costly to get my goat! When you first enter Fishy’s, it’s a bit of a mess! And the prices as posted, should really be less But for a taste of the Islands, it just can’t be beaten That delightful goat roti was all-too-soon eaten. I’ll be back again …

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Apr 18

Tim Hortons just got a little smoother!

Donut Display

Donut whine when you dine at Tim Hortons When you go to any Timmies, you shouldn’t be whining You know from the outset that it isn’t fine dining But the doughnuts are fresh and the coffee is hot Their breakfasts and lunches won’t cost you a lot If you offer to treat me, I won’t …

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