Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 16

Bay Street Bistro in downtown Ottawa does a mean lunch buffet

Bay Street Bistro at Albert & Bay, Ottawa

[ad name=”Amazon300x250″] Piles of Pizza & Pasta for lunch at Bay Street Bistro We recently had friends who stayed at the Suite Hotel at Albert and Bay And They invited us for lunch that very same day. We’d oft seen the Bay Street Bistro but had never been in. But to have missed their buffet lunch would …

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May 10

Osceola Street Cafe in Stuart was good but not great!

Creme Brulee

The Osceola Cafe was little more than okay! My last time in Stuart on my very last day We chose somewhere special: The Osceola Street Café The reviews that we checked all said it was good, Possibly the best in the entire neighbourhood! Alas, for me it wasn’t much more than Okay…. I must admit …

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May 09

Planet Coffee in the Byward Market

Planet Coffee

Those readers familiar with Ottawa will know that the Byward Market is one of the most vibrant areas of the city. It also contains many of the top restaurants. While Planet Coffee may not exactly fall into that category, it certainly is a worthwhile change from Timmies or Starbucks. It is perhaps a little out …

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May 08

Hung Fatt: Chinese food without pizzaz in Gloucester

Hung Fatt Chinese Take Out

We have lived in Beacon Hill in Gloucester for almost 15 years now and as long as we can remember, the sign pictured on the left has been a fixture on Montreal Road and Laporte Street. The exterior of the unassuming building has barely changed either in all that time. However, there has been a …

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May 06

Todrics Fine Dining is a well-hidden gem in Eastview

Todrics House Cabernet Sauvignon

You probably shouldn’t judge Todric’s by its exterior! Now I’ll state at the outset that Todric’s isn’t cheap but the food that you’ll get is top of the heap! I would have picked lamb 3 ways cause that is my habit But instead the Spring menu change offers 3 ways of Rabbit So, I guess …

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May 04

Go 4 MooShu Pork & Crispy beef at New Dragon Chinese Buffet

New Dragon is not just the same old Chinese food! Another Friday night in search of a Chinese buffet Well, we knew that the New Dragon was not far away. The buffet itself was like most of the rest But food from the menu was really the best Mooshu pork and the like we could …

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