Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Marché Bacchus

For a girls' day out, my friends and I went to eat some French food at Marché Bacchus for lunch.  On Mondays to Fridays, this restaurant offers the Lakefront Lunch menu.  You have the choice of two courses with a complimentary house wine.  Along with this $19.95 lunch special, you are seated outside at the restaurant's patio, don't worry it's in a comfortable and cool area with mists and ceiling fans everywhere and you'll see lovely view of Lake Jacqueline while dining there.

Front


Starting off the meal with some light and fluffy bread
with butter.

Soupe Du Jour: the chef's daily creation of the day was this chill soup of mainly
watermelon juice and a little salt.  Great to drink during a hot summer day!

Portobello Mushroom Burger-  roasted peppers and onions, arugula,
herbed goat cheese, balsamic reduction, and a whole wheat bun.  This
was such a great burger because I loved how this portobello mushroom
was cooked!  It was tender yet still retained it's thick flesh.  I also enjoyed the
frites (fries), it was not greasy, lightly salted, and had a nice crunch to it.

Half Pound Burger- came with horseradish black pepper aioli, cheddar cheese,
pickled red onion and arugula.  The beef was also very tender!

Poulet Frites- pan roasted farm raised chicken paillard, pomme frites, and
natural jus.  Again this meat was also tender.  I was impressed with these simple
dishes!

 Trio Sorbet- when we saw it on the menu we thought it would
be cold like gelato, but it was soft, somewhat like pudding with a clear glaze of sweetness
on top.  This was definitely one of the best desserts I've had.  These three flavors
blended with each other so well!

A big Créme Brulee- with vanilla bean custard and caramelized sugar

Part of the view of Lake Jacqueline.  This made the vibe more relaxing and
there were pretty black swans to see!

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