Location(s): A. 732 Sainte-Catherine Street West, Montreal B. 1658, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal http://www.les3brasseurs.ca (All images photohogger) Let me start with the pros of the restaurant: Amazing beer-battered poutine. Great atmosphere: loud, bustling, was fun to be there during the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Food (pros & cons): Everything was grease-central (could be a pro for some?). The … Continue reading
Location: 449 Jarvis St Toronto http://www.theblakehouse.ca Open only three months, one of the last standing heritage structures (built in 1891) in Toronto has been converted into a restaurant called The Blake House (previously, The Red Lion). One of the three owners and brothers, Jim Vasilakakos sat down and chatted with us as well. He described … Continue reading
Location: 156 Front St W., Toronto Overdraught is what I like to consider a hidden gem of an Irish pub, situated underground right between Joe Badali’s and Canyon Creek Chophouse. Here you can find all the usual pub details: dark corners, cheery folk and most importantly, GUINNESS. The fish n’ chips and wings are just bonuses. … Continue reading
Location: 663 King Street West, Toronto The Banknote is one of those work-lunch and after-work dinner/drinks places serving up burger & beer type meals in a bank setting. Yes, aptly named The Banknote, as it used to a bank, they still have the ol’ vault in the back and teller booths. If that ambiance doesn’t suit you, there’s always their cosy patio on … Continue reading
Location: 10 Yonge St., Toronto http://www.harboursportsgrille.com Fish n’ Chips…………..check. Beer………………..check. TVs………………..check. Random pasta dish………….check. Can’t ask for more from Harbour Sports Grille.
Location: 100 Front Street East, Toronto I’ve been to the Jason George twice. Both times I had the fish n’ chips. Hey, why change a good thing? It’s crispy, flaky, tender, tasty. And the yam frites are scrumptious. Whether indoors or out, the ambiance is fun and friendly. A great local pub.
Location: 147 Harbord Street, Toronto Cost: $8.99 for the Halibut ($11.99 at Chippy’s) As far as I’m concerned, you can’t go wrong with eating a good meal of fish n’ chips once in a while. And it’s pretty hard to mess up deep fried fish and strips of potato. The real issue is how much … Continue reading