Category Archives: Canadian

Gourmet Brunch Poutine: Edible Canada At The Market

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I’ve always thought that a poutine topped with fried eggs would make for a tasty and satisfying breakfast. Fried potatoes, gravy, cheese curds, and eggs seem like the perfect combination for a hearty, heavy-on-carbs-but-light-on-meat breakfast. I know that poutine specialty … Continue reading

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Poutine Contender: Fritz European Fry House

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If you follow my dining habits with some regularity, you have probably noticed that I have a tendency to try the same food item from different restaurants within a short period of time. For the past few months it has … Continue reading

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Good Poutine: La Belle Patate

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I like poutine, but I’m no connoisseur. ¬†I’m more of a poutine neophyte. I have no problems ordering poutine from fast food chains, and I’m perfectly satisfied with the version served at the food service counter at Costco. I can … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian Burger

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Harvey’s – (Note: This post was written prior to my “reboot”.) Okay, I might be (grossly) overstating it in the title of this post. But Harvey’s was the ONE burger that my wife missed during our eleven years away from … Continue reading

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A Great Experience Without The Need For Great Food

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Oru – How can you complain about a meal at a nice restaurant in one of the more exclusive hotels in the city? You can’t. It was sunny, and the second floor restaurant had wraparound wall-to-ceiling windows that allowed bright, … Continue reading

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North American Food with North American Portions

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After spending around eight weeks constantly going hungry between meals as a result of the tiny local portion sizes in Taiwan (and Japan), I was really looking forward to the larger, more satisfying portion sizes of North America. ¬†Strangely, after … Continue reading

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Bad Poutine, Good Albacore, and Average Everything Else

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The Oakwood Canadian Bistro- I only know of the existence of The Oakwood Canadian Bistro because I happened upon its review while going through the food section of The Globe and Mail’s website. The review made the restaurant’s version of … Continue reading

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