Tag Archive: Restaurant Review

Jan 20

Get the best poutine in Ottawa at Spuds in Elmvale Acres

I am not usually a huge fan of fries topped with cheese curds and then slathered with artery-clogging gravy – otherwise known as Poutine, but for Spud’s I will henceforth make and occasional exception. I know that it has been a while (ok, so almost an entire year) since I last posted a restaurant review …

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Jan 05

The Sterling Restaurant Review: Our only beef was the beef!

Sterling Restaurant in Gatineau: Mainly because of the Meat! It’s a good thing it wasn’t a date! We were way more than fashionably late.. The beef though called Sterling perhaps wasn’t the best, But we thoroughly enjoyed all of the rest. But don’t go if you hope to lose weight Anyone who had been in …

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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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Nov 11

Spice up your life at the Pepper Garden on Montreal Rd.

Pepper Garden: Don’t judge this book by its cover! Montreal Road, I’ll admit, is not much for spice! It’s not where you’d think you’d go to eat something nice. However, The Pepper Garden clearly goes against this grain The food inside is as good as the outside is plain! Your satisfaction is sure, not a …

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Oct 31

D’Arcy McGees Irish Pub in Orleans is worth a try!

[ad name=”BidvertiserBanner”] D’Arcy McGee’s in Orleans: a restaurant in a pub’s clothing? Most Ottawans surely know of old D’Arcy McGee’s, The Sparks location is certain to please? But now there’s another way out in the East Where with the Luck of the Irish, you’ll get a good feast Or perhaps you’d prefer just fish, chips …

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Oct 14

Solo Pasta: A Touch of Italy in Eastbourne!

[ad#Google Adsense Banner468x60] Each time I go back to my childhood home town of Eastbourne in the U.K., I seem to be introduced to different restaurants that challenge my traditional views of the British gastronomic scene. On this particular visit, John and Daphne (a.k.a. my parents), once again kept up this trend by taking me …

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Sep 27

Rumblebellys on Seaside in Eastbourne makes a mean burger!

They tell me that Rumblebellys has been situated on Seaside Road in Eastbourne for a very long time.  Checking out their website tells me that, in fact, it has been 37 years. That explains why I was unfamiliar with it, since I left Eastbourne as a teenager some 41 years ago. Of course, I still …

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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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