Tag: restaurant

Beavertails on the Rideau Canal show Ottawa at its best!

Beavertails and the Rideau Canal make Winter in Ottawa bearable! Some might find it rather banal, How oft I skate the Rideau Canal To yet others, it might seem unending… But I know a Beavertail’s impending! So it’s worth it after all! Ottawa may not be the most exciting city in the world and once …

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Flanigan’s in Stuart: Come for Happy Hour, stay for the ribs!

Flanigan's in Stuart, South Florida

My friend Mike had a hankering for some ribs. Who would have guessed that Flanigan’s SeafoodBar and Grill was the best place to get them? As you can see from the picture above, Flanigan’s claims to have been in business since 1959 and has 22 locations throughout South Florida. Since I was staying in Stuart, …

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The Riverwalk Cafe in Stuart is a rare find!

Double cut char grilled pork chop

On a recent trip to Florida, I had the opportunity to visit four different eating establishments in as many days. The Riverwalk Café and Oyster Bar was undoubtedly the best of the bunch. First, I must say that this area of Florida seems to have an identity crisis. I saw and read it being referred …

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Wellington Diner serves an above-average breakfast!

Wellington Diner in Westboro

Nothing could be finer than brekky at Wellington Diner! We weren’t just with any old Tom, Dick or Harry, But rather, out for breakfast with our good friend Garey! Although John’s Quick Lunch is oft our normal fare, the Wellington Diner, it seems, is not too far from there! And as is turns out is …

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The Great Canadian Steak & Buffet – Not that Great…

The Great Canadian Mis-steak and Buffet Little Miss Muffett may have sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and Whey But she never went to The Great Canadian Steak and Buffet, she was wise to stay away! It’s true there was food from all nations perhaps made in haste ’cause from my point of view, …

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The Black Dog Bistro may be Top Dog in Manotick!

They aren’t Barking up the wrong tree here!  To go to Manotick in winter, we generally need a reason, But each year around Christmas ’tis the right season, With quaint little shops where one finds things that are neat Plus The Black Dog Bistro which is a great place to eat To give it a miss would simply be …

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E.R. Bradley’s Saloon in West Palm Beach

E.R. Bradley's Saloon in West Palm Beach

Hopefully, my regular readers will forgive me for not having a catchy headline and my usual limerick. To tell the truth, I am way behind with my posts and if I hope to make them even remotely recent, I need to get my butt into gear. I am writing this particular post sitting in the …

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Meals at Montana’s were merely meh!

Amber celebrates in style

Is it the Moose that makes Montana’s? You know, it’s getting harder and harder to find rhymes, And what’s more to Montana’s we’ve been a few times Week in and week out, We sure get about! So, I’m sorry for not having new lines ;(  This was one Friday night when we did not have to …

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The Un-Chef meets Cordon Bleu Bistro!

A taste of the Good Life in Ottawa! When the girls are away, it’s our chance for fine dining And for the Cordon Bleu Bistro, it’s a while we’d been pining? Though they’ll let you wear jeans, it just won’t feel right… With that decor and food it would be a real slight! It’s not …

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Coconut Lagoon, a hidden Oasis in Ottawa’s East End

Coconut Lagoon Plate

We’ll go back soon to Coconut Lagoon! Yet again, we found ourselves in a usual plight…. All our favourite spots were packed on this Friday night! From Wild Wing we flew ’cause vacancies were few For a while, the Supper Seven were in a right stew! But Coconut Lagoon was nearby so it turned out …

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