Sunday, 20 November 2016

Kettleman's Bagel - Ottawa

Take out breakfast from Kettleman's Bagel:
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Kettleman's Special
Smoked Salmon, Deli cream cheese, tomato, red onions and olives. 
I usually hate cream cheese - the texture and the taste just don't suit my palate. I learned after NYC that sometimes bagels and cream cheese can be a good combination, so I'm a lot more comfortable with the idea of these two together. 
When I saw this combination together at Kettleman's of smoked salmon and cream cheese combination, I knew I had to get it. 
And totally met my expectations! It was so good! So much smoked salmon, the right amount of cream cheese and some veggies? Delish! 
(The only thing I would have done without is the olives)

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Colonnade Pizza - Nepean (ON)

November 11, 2016
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Caesar Salad and Garlic bread for our large group.

I didn't really feel like pizza, so I ordered the Chicken Parmigiana:
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Pretty big portion of chicken, cheese and pasta!
The tomato sauce was a little too sweet for the pasta and there was a lot of it. It might have been better served to have a little less sauce and maybe something salty like parmesan cheese to offset the sweetness of the tomato. At least, the chicken breast was tender and juicy.

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Key Lime Pie
I couldn't resist - I love dessert and key lime pie. It was tart and tangy and it had this really nice chocolate crust. Yum!

July 3, 2016

Ottawa Ottawa

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Colonnade Special with red peppers, onions, broccoli and ham

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There was a lot of cheese on this pizza - it tasted like a twice baked pizza with a thick top layer of cheese and toppings and then more toppings before the cheesy bottom layer. Definitely interesting and different. 
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Tiramisu
I can't resist the dessert. This one was okay, but I've had better. There was a lot of cream in this one and not too much coffee liqueur. I also didn't really like the powdered chocolate on top.

Cora - Ottawa

Weekend Getaway to Ottawa! 
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We went on an organized tour of Laurier House (with historical characters and all!)

Afterwards, we went to Cora for brunch:
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Western Skillet with fruit and toast
Ham, onions, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes with cheese and a scrambled egg
It was okay - not the best skillet I've had but passable. 
The fruit was really pretty (but some of it wasn't really ripe yet and so there were some sour notes).