Tag Archive: review

Mar 09

The Little Turkish Village without Willy

It has been a long time since we first reviewed The Little Turkish Village in Orleans. We have been frequenting the establishment for well over 20 years. It was the only restaurant that we knew of that purported to offer Turkish food even though Willy himself was from Hong Kong. Their lamb shank, Turkish salad …

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Feb 18

Cookbook of the Month: Unlock Your Secret Gourmet

Here at The Un-Chef, we try to introduce you to a new and different cookbook each month. Even though this IS the home of Cooking without Recipes, we understand that until you get the hang of it, you will still need recipes to base your culinary creations on. Now that Valentines Day is past, last …

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Oct 05

Montana’s in Orleans gets you horny on your birthday!

Montana’s on birthdays! The horns of a dilemma.. For a family restaurant, Montana’s is one of those places, That people keep flocking to, though the food isn’t aces? If you go on your birthday, I find it quite corny They’ll all take a picture of YOU looking horny! I just know that I won’t be …

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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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Sep 18

Ollie’s in Hells Kitchen made me a New York fan!

Although I have worked in and around New York, on and off, for the last decade and a half, I rarely have ventured right into Manhattan. On a recent trip to meet up with friends from Germany, we were making our way back to the Port Authority to catch a bus back to our hotel and …

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Sep 16

Milestones Pinecrest service could become a millstone.

A great place to mark life’s Milestones.. Since my last limerick, its been a long time! So, it should be much easier to make these things rhyme It’s a shame that Milestones is so far in the West Its food’s above par, if not quite the best Not to return would be a major crime! …

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Jun 30

Butcher Block in Plattsburgh may be the best in town!

Butcher Block may rate in Upper New York State! If you find yourself in Plattsburgh there’s not a lot that’ll rock So, don’t try too hard to find somewhere better than the Butcher Block I can’t say it’s first class but neither is it third rate And even if I didn’t love it, it’s pretty …

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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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