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Dec 29, 2011 11:07 AM

Alsatian restaurant on Baldwin

I've walked by this place and the name escapes me. Can someone clue me in and tell me if it's any good or not. The menu seems nice and the prices reasonable.

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  1. The restaurant is called Elle M'a Dit ( and it is a nice spot, give it a go, I think you will like it!

    1. Good tarte flambee. Super thin crust. Good food. Solid and tasty with nice plating.

      1. It's good for the neighbourhood. If you're interested in Alsatian food, stick to traditional tarte flambee (onions, bacon, fromage blanc) rather than the silly Torontonianized- takes on tarte flambee (trout, duck, sundried tomato, pesto, artichoke etc). If you're in the mood for pizza, order one of the non-traditional tartes flambees. Don't understand why a place taking the time to sell sell "modern Alsatian" food needs to pizza-fy tarte flambee. Olives and artichokes don't belong anywhere near a modern or an outdated Alsatian kitchen. ;-)

        Tarte flambée

        Traditional - bacon, onion, fromage blanc, gruyère cheese 10

        House smoked trout – dill fromage blanc, olives, onion 12

        Duck - duck confit, potato, onion, fromage blanc, gruyère cheese 11

        Portobello – grilled portobello, sundried tomato, pesto, gruyère cheese 11

        Gorgonzola - creamy gorgonzola, onion, crispy potato 10

        Baby artichoke - preserved lemon, arugula, pecorino 11

        3 Replies
        1. re: prima

          I've never had tarte flambee. Is it enough for a meal or more of an appetizer?

          1. re: ziggystardust

            It's quite small, if I ate only the tarte flambée I'd be hungry 45 minutes later.

            1. re: ziggystardust

              It's an Alsatian flatbread. Their version is pretty small. It would be enough for me as a light meal. I'm guessing most of their tartes flambees might have 300-400 calories.