Tag Archive: desserts

Sep 22

Robbies Italian Restaurant – Mutton dressed up as lamb!

[google=”google source” results=”defaultone”][/google] Unlike a good wine, Robbies doesn’t improve with age! Robbies Italian Restaurant seems like a permanent fixture! At St. Laurent and Belfast, you get the picture? Each time that we go, we expect something better But nothing changes much, not exactly a trend setter Good decor, but poor food is not the …

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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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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 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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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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Mar 22

Indie Blogger Brunch at ZenKitchen was enlightening

Samantha Everts

My first blogger brunch was a Zen experience!! The staff at ZenKitchen thought me far out to lunch When I told them of 15 bloggers coming for brunch.. In the end, we were just four Though we’d clearly hoped for more… Perhaps next time there will be a whole bunch! This adventure started a few …

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Mar 15

Ottawa’s Secret Garden: Les Jardins de la Cité

Les Jardins de la Cité

Les Jardins de la Cité: A study in elegance! I must admit that this is quite a hard place to find But it’s well worth the effort to discover a venue of this kind. They may still be students but the service is above par, With this kind of training they are sure to go …

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Feb 28

With kids in tow, Swiss Chalet’s the place to go!

Do the Swiss really eat this much chicken? You can find them in the East, you can find them in the West Of all the places we go, the girls seem to like it the best! If you don’t eat things that cluck, At Swiss Chalet, you’re out of luck And as an adult, you …

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Feb 10

Emerald Buffet in Vanier is hardly a gem!

They’ve got real stones to call this an Emerald! With Emerald in its name, you might think it’s a jewel But I can’t really say that this place made me drool! While it may be true that their variety can’t be beat; You know there’s more to good food than 10 types of meat? Thus, …

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Feb 03

Food for thought: We never ate like that in OUR school canteen!

Moroccan Lentil Soup

As an Ottawa foodie blogger, I obviously follow some of the local luminaries in the gastronomic world, one of whom is Ron Eade of the Ottawa Citizen. He runs an impromptu supper club for any who are interested, which organizes sporadic outings to local eating establishments worthy of note. Most recently, this group attended “An …

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