Monday, March 26, 2007
blast from the past
I'm one of those people that when she sees something to eat, she must go and find that specific something and eat it.
Thank-god for Rogers on Demand (tivo), no more commercials for me to watch=no more food temptations.
But while reading the Saturday morning paper, I came across an article about Montreal Smoked meat.
Aargh-there's no escaping food temptations.
As soon as I put the paper down I was on a quest to find the perfect Montreal smoked meat on rye,
but in the city of Toronto.
Okay, well maybe not the perfect sandwich place, but somewhere close by, respectable and preferably child friendly.
We figured we would go to a deli on Yonge st. near the Eaton's center.
Kill two birds with one stone as I had some stuff I had to return to Old Navy.
(Lulu is officially now a size 2T...who knew?)
So we do the returns, and find ourselves in front of Mr. GreenJeans in the Eaton's Center.
Now, this is probably the last place I would ever consider as a place to go to eat.
I mean the last time I ate there I was in high-school, using fake I.D. to order Black Label beer and calamari (no id necessary for the squid) which seemed oh so exotic back in 1987.
But the place has had a face-lift, and was bright and quite nice (for a mall restaurant)
The service was excellent, they had highchairs and a kids menu, it's in a super convenient location, had a nice view and the food was surprisingly good.
Big daddy had the burger with a side of mac & cheese (+$2) for little miss lulu.
I had my Montreal smoked meat sandwich on rye with a side salad.
Was it as good as Schwarz's or Ben's (which is sadly no longer) in Montreal?
But it's as good as it could be,
They don't call it "Toronto" smoked meat after all.
Another food craving satisfied.
Well that is until I flip through Delicious magazine this month..