Thursday, March 18, 2010

Well Fed: Coquine

^screen shot from Coquine website
It's been awhile since I ventured to the trendy Yonge and Eglinton area, but last night Nooreen and I decided to break out of our usual routine and have dinner at Coquine. Being one of Nooreen's favourite restaurants, I figured it must be good because she seems to have tried every restaurant in Toronto!

We both started with a glass of Cesari Mara Valpolicella Ripasso, which lived up to the belief that you can't really go wrong with a Valpolicella. It must have been copycat night because we both also ordered steak frites. The steak was cooked to a perfect medium-rare and the frites were dusted with parmesan...delish! I loved that there was also a side of garlic mayo and ketchup for dipping because who doesn't love mayo with their fries? I don't know what got into us, but we ordered dessert too! We shared the warm flourless chocolate torte with a decaf coffee each. [again with the copying!]

Every morsel I put into my mouth was scrumptious! Coquine is definitely a great place to go for a casual meal. The prices were reasonable [$12 wine, $18 steak frites, $9 torte], the atmosphere was lively, the service was good, and the company was fun!

4 comments:

phonelady March 18, 2010 at 1:37 PM  

that looks really good . Im glad you had a good time .

Faiza March 18, 2010 at 3:50 PM  

am salivating...YUM!

Nooreen March 19, 2010 at 2:52 PM  

it was sooo delish! im craving more :)

bklyn76 March 19, 2010 at 2:55 PM  

omg, i've been wondering why my fries have been missing parmesan all my life!

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