Tag Archive: breakfast

Dec 28

The Bogey Bar: A Breakfast without Par in Orleans

The Bogey Bar: Breakfast without Par in Orleans So we were looking for breakfast in Orleans, Where we’d be comfortable just dressed in jeans. When I Googled, it suggested The Bogey Bar And luckily I knew that it wasn’t too far Did it cost us a fortune? By no means! It is not quite the …

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Sep 19

Gabriels at Holiday Inn in Hasbrouck Heights NJ was a pleasant surprise.

 I would not usuallly take the trouble to review a restaurant situated inside a hotel where we only ate the buffet breakfast. However, I am going to make an exception for Gabriel’s Grille and Bar located in the Holiday Inn in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, for several reasons. Firstly, many people might find themselves in the New York City area …

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Jun 09

Perkins in Ottawa does a great breakfast all day long!

Perkins provides perfectly proficient pancakes At Perkins, its breakfast they really do right You can eat it whenever, morning, noon or night. And whether Regular or decaf, coffee’s always at hand And their Choco French Silk pie is totally grand Just don’t go expecting your food to be ‘lite’! Did you miss me? I must …

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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 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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Mar 07

The Original Pancake House in Jensen Beach is NOT a load of crepe!

Mandarin Crepes

You may be full of crepe when you leave the Original Pancake House There may be some readers who can’t tell pancakes from crêpes, But they’re really quite as different as chimpanzees and apes. The Original Pancake House in Jensen Beach actually does them both, and to go elsewhere for breakfast, I really would be …

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Mar 02

Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm makes the week-ends sweet!

Sleighrides

Don’t be a sap! Check out the sugarbush at Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm Out in Edwards, to find Stanley’s you’ll likely need a map! But the trip’s well worth it with Maple Syrup on tap! You’ll find the farm is exciting, the food it is hearty It’s a great location for a sweet wedding …

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Jan 17

New McDonalds at Montreal Rd & Sinclair: A silk purse from a sow’s ear?

There can be no doubt that McDonalds is trying to move up-market and change their image. Several things are noticeably different about this new location which has re-located a few hundred metres from the intersection of Ogilvie & Blair Roads in Ottawa’s East End (formerly Gloucester). Most prominently absent is the children’s playground. The space …

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Jan 11

Christmas Eve in France – Vive la différence!

As I mentioned in a previous post, our Christmas Eve was far from normal this past year! (is 6000 KM far enough?) Even though I usually really enjoy the Christmas Season in general, I did not realize just how much we were perhaps ‘stuck in a rut’! Although we tend as humans to stick with …

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Dec 06

Wellington Diner serves an above-average breakfast!

Wellington Diner in Westboro

Nothing could be finer than brekky at Wellington Diner! We weren’t just with any old Tom, Dick or Harry, But rather, out for breakfast with our good friend Garey! Although John’s Quick Lunch is oft our normal fare, the Wellington Diner, it seems, is not too far from there! And as is turns out is …

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