Tag Archive: Ottawa

Jun 10

Gloucester Centre East Side Marios is not my thing!

East side Marios offers more sizzle than steak! I must say that East Side Mario’s is not always our thing! Though there are many others who its praises would sing It’s true that the menu offers plenty to choose Though often with quantity, its quality you lose So Hey Budda Booom Budda Bing! It is …

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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 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 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 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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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 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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