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Trice Jan 16, 2007 05:59 PM

Hi

I'd like to take my Mom out for a nice dinner for her birthday, and lately she's been dying for vichyssoise. Does anyone know where in Toronto, or preferably, the West end, that I could take her?

  1. Googs Jan 17, 2007 06:05 PM

    It's nicest on a hot summer day, but when you get a hankering you just have to have it.

    I understand Le Trou Normand still serves it year 'round. Having not been since the 80's I couldn't really rec. Was good.

    1. t
      trevorstreet Jan 16, 2007 08:01 PM

      Vichyssoise is really a summer soup as it should be served chilled. I think it might prove difficult if not impossible to find any restaurant who would serve it at this time of year.

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      1. re: trevorstreet
        Trice Jan 16, 2007 08:06 PM

        That's what I figured, thanks anyways...

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          FlavoursGal Jan 16, 2007 09:20 PM

          Just an idea...

          Why don't you take your mom out for a nice dinner, and then surprise her with a big container of homemade vichyssoise. I don't know what your cooking skills are like, but vicyssoise is one of the simplest soups to make.

      2. g
        GeoNit Jan 16, 2007 07:40 PM

        Speaking of dying for vichyssoise ...

        http://www.time.com/time/magazine/art...

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