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Rebel house- quick review


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Rebel house- quick review

hungryabbey | | Sep 16, 2007 04:54 PM

Went to the rebel house tonight finally after hearing so much about it from the boards, and am I ever glad I did!! We started with the braised mushrooms in boozy brine (very small portion of pickled mushrooms, very flavourful and tart), the pickled beets (good portion of sweet and tangy beets, excellent dish) and the plate of hummus (incredible thick hummus with a hint of red pepper served with incredible soft bread with a crusty garlicy exterior, I could have ate this bread as a main). For mains , two of us had the roast beef dinner, one with mashed potatoes and I opted for the kettle chips. The roast beef was cooked perfectly as requested, sliced very thin with a nice spicy horseradish gravy on top.. I really prefered this thin cut to the traditional prime rib because I always find whenever I order prime rib half of it gets pushed aside on the plate because its just fat, but this was entirely edible and still deliciously tender. It was served with a big yorkshire pudding (pretty good for restaurants yorkshire pudding, but Ill never be satisfied with anything other than my family recipe) and some delicously salty spiced veg (including corn on the cob which is unusual but was quite good). The mashed potatoes were a little bit hard and chunky (not creamy) but thats a personal preference. The kettle chips that I had were reallly delicious, thinly sliced fries that are round like chips and very crispy, delcious! (for those who have tried it, is the poutine made with these chips too?).. the other had the meatloaf with mushrooms on top and served with veg and mash.. I tried the meatloaf and I was very impressed, not sure how to describe meatloaf to be honest, but it was flavourful, juicy and the gravy was the perfect consistency. The bill with 3 apps, 3 mains, and 3 beers was 93 $ including tax. Pretty good for an excellent meal, I cannot wait to go back and try out some of the other menu offerings (all of todays specials sounded temping). Thanks chows! another great recomendation!