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.
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..
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.
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.