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APDC Cabane à sucre 2010

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APDC Cabane à sucre 2010

Campofiorin | Mar 14, 2010 08:12 AM

Went to APDC cabane à sucre last night. The place was again bustling, the service nice and friendly although we had a couple of hiccups. First, we were told that a fishless omelette would be served to the persons who had severe allergies in our party, which never happenned. A mix up apparently. That was comped with shooters for all of us so no harm no foul. Also, we had a lot of leftovers and were told that it was not possible to doggy bag them. They glady do it at the restaurant though... Oh well.

On to the food, the apps are basically the same. Pea soup with foie gras, buckwheat pancakes with cretons and gravlax and a salad with oreilles de crisse, ham and cheese. Everything tasted as I remembered it. It also came with chicken feet dipped in a tangy BBQ sauce. Not being fond of offal and such, it left me kind of indifferent.

On to the mains, there was a smoked fish omelette with beef brisket on top. The brisket was falling apart and very meety and tasty. There was a head of cabbage stuffed with lobster on top of a black lentils ragu. Didn't taste it due tu allergies. There was also a big confit duck leg and beef tongue. The duck was quite good. Again with my offal aversion, I wasn't impressed with the tongue. Tried it anyway but hated it. Just a matter of me not liking the stuff, nothing was wrong with it.

Desserts saved it for me. The banana split was the star along with a maple mille-feuilles. It also came with tire d'érable on snow and small crêpes bathing in syrup.

All in all, I left a little disappointed. Maybe it was the novelty effect that worn out, maybe the mains were not up my alley but I felt that for $75 with tip and drinks I didn't get enough for my money. I would have gone much farther at the restaurant for the same amount.

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