Tag Archive: review

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 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 08

Hung Fatt: Chinese food without pizzaz in Gloucester

Hung Fatt Chinese Take Out

We have lived in Beacon Hill in Gloucester for almost 15 years now and as long as we can remember, the sign pictured on the left has been a fixture on Montreal Road and Laporte Street. The exterior of the unassuming building has barely changed either in all that time. However, there has been a …

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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 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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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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