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levanty Jan 26, 2012 10:48 AM

Many years ago there was a quaint litte restaurant in the east end that served a fabulous quiche. It had a side of sprouts and came with a glass of homemade lemonade. Seated no more than 30 or so but the combination of flavours as well as the intimate and cozy ambiance makes me wish they still existed. I don't remember the name of the place nor the exact address. If anything, could someone provide a decent substitute? thanks.

  1. Fritzy Jan 27, 2012 06:42 PM

    Can't really suggest a true substitute but the cafe in the basement of Ogilvy's does a nice Quiche Lorraine with a huge choice of sides. It is, however, no longer cozy since they expanded that space several year ago...

    Alexandre's on Peel does a good "made on the premises" Quiche Lorraine -- nice with lentil soup on a winter day with a hardy red wine..

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      mimibi Jan 27, 2012 07:22 PM

      I like the quiche lorraine at La Croissanterie Figaro (Hutchison / corner Fairmount) which comes with a green salad with shredded carrots and creamy dressing. They also make good burgers and have interesting and well-prepared daily specials like game or fish with seasonal vegetables. Good coffee and croissants and other baked goods. It's a lovely café bistro, the tables are marble on antique cast iron.

      1. hala Jan 28, 2012 07:31 PM

        Not really a restaurent, but I like the Quiche (and the duck and venison Touritiere) from the saussage store at Marche Atwater. They are fully cooked, all you need to do is heat and serve.

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          marblebag Jan 29, 2012 07:48 PM

          If you like butter, go for the Quiche at Kouign-Amann on Mont-Royal & Drolet.

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