Saturday, 1 December 2012

Ice Cream Patio Restaurant

Ice Cream Patio is a delicious Italian restaurant that serves a variety of delicious food and dessert that will please the whole family. Ice cream Patio has extended its menu with more dishes and desserts that will satisfy you in ways you couldn't imagine.
For appetizer I recommend the Bruschetta pizza which is an 8" pizza topped with seasoned diced tomatoes. The Cozze Di Mare which is sautéed mussels in a red sauce, with white wine and garlic. The cheese and olive plate which is a new appetizer on the menu. It is an assortment of three table cheeses served with olives. All these appetizers are gourmet, and made to perfection. You will not be disappointed, and they are not heavy appetizers, so you can finish you food.
For an entree, I recommend the Agnellotti which is prepared in a tomato cream and spinach sauce. The Eggplant Parmigiana which is layers of egg plant and mozzarella topped with their homemade tomato sauce. The meat lasagna which  is served with béchamel sauce topped with mozzarella cheese. The Capricciosa pizza which is tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham artichokes, and mushrooms. All these entrees are my recommended favorites and I guarantee you will finish the entire plate.

For dessert, I recommend the Belgium Waffles which is delicious home made waffles, topped with whip cream and your choice of ice cream. This is truly the dessert that will catch your attention, and I know you will be returning simply for this dessert. Overall, I give Ice Cream Patio a 4.5/5 because the quality of the food is superb, and I really enjoyed the atmosphere with my family.

Cittadini Ristorante

When you are craving Italian Cuisine, Cittadini Ristorante is the place for you. They offer high quality Italian food at reasonable prices, and everything is simply delicious. At Cittadini, they pride themselves in the quality of their bistro experience, and ensure they only have the freshest ingredients. From the moment you walk in, the relaxed, upscale atmosphere combined with traditional Italian cooking will surely enhance you experience.

For appetizer, try the anti pasto which is prosciutto, mozzarella cheese, olives, peppers, salami, and a splash of olive oil served all into one dish. This dish is delicious as it teases you, making you want to relieve your entree. The second appetizer I recommend is the calamari fritti which are golden brown and fried to perfection, served with lemon on the side. This dish is simply perfect, and it tastes like heaven . The lemon brings out the true flavor of the calamari, and it enhances you taste buds to satisfy you and the family.
For your entrees, try the home made spaghetti with fresh tomato basil sauce, or the half moon pasta stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach, blue cheese, smoked mozzarella, and parmigan cheese. These two entree are simply delicious and they come with so much flavor. I personally enjoyed the half moon pasta because I could tell it was handmade, and it was real Italian cuisine. Each bite taken out of the half moon pasta was like a burst of flavor in my mouth as they use a variety of different cheeses that will please you in every way. Overall, I give Cittadini Ristorante a 5/5, and I highly recommend it to everyone.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

If you are looking for a delicious restaurant that has excellent desserts and Italian food than you are going to simply love symposium. Symposium is one of the best restaurants I've been to and their desserts are to die for.

For appetizer I recommend the sweet and spicy Thai chicken which is breaded tender breasts of chicken pieces coated in a sweet and spicy Thai sauce. My second recommendation is the fried calamari which is lightly breaded rings cooked golden brown and served with lemon and cocktail dipping sauce.My third recommendation is the spinach dip which is topped with feta and cheddar cheese with warm pita bread. All these appetizers are delicious and I can guarantee you will enjoy them as much as I did.

For dinner I recommend the chicken pesto sandwich which is grilled chicken breasts on a toasted ciabatta bun topped with pesto, goat cheese, diced tomatoes and organic greens. My second recommendation is the chicken parmesan which is lightly breaded chicken breasts covered in mozzarella cheese, served with fettuccine in marinara sauce. These entrees are delicious and I know you will enjoy them. They are well sized portions, and you will not be hungry after. Guaranteed.

For dessert I recommend the Symposium fudge brownie cheese cake. This cheese cake is covered in mounds of fudge brownies and draped in thick chocolate fudge. Underneath the cake, there is a chocolate graham crust which is delicious. This is my personal favorite dessert of all times, and I know you will all love it.


Thursday, 15 November 2012

Alice Fazooli's Restaurant

If you are looking for a casual dining experience than Alice Fazooli's is a must try. They have good Italian food, priced well, and it is a pleasant experience for all. They have good appetizers, and entrees that will satisfy you, and leave your taste buds happy.

For appetizer there are three main dishes that caught my attention. The bruschetta pizza which is tomatoes, lemon, basil, roasted garlic, and grana padano. The second appetizer is the goat cheese dip which is goat cheese, spinache, sautéed artichokes, and grilled crostini. The third, and my personal favorite appetizer is the Alice homemade meat balls. They are a signature mix of veal, pork, beef, stuffed with asiago, simmered in tomato sauce. These appetizers are absolutely delicious, and they will have your craving for the main course.

For the main entree, there was three that satisfied me. The pizza quatro formaggi which is asiago, mozzarella, grand padano, scamorza, basil, pesto, roasted tiny tomatoes, and fresh chilies. The second entree was the chicken panino which is marinated chicken, provolone, pancetta ,and tomato. The third and final one is the ravioli which is fresh pasta stuffed with braised short rib, tomato emulsion, basil, pesto, and padano cheese. These three entrees are ones that I highly recommend, and you will enjoy them as much as I have.

Overall I give Alice fazooli's restaurant a 3.5 out of 5, and I recommend Italian food lovers to have a visit, and experience casual dining. The atmosphere is soothing and comfortable, and you and your spouse will enjoy it. I can guarantee it.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Il Cavallino Ristorante

Il Cavallino is an authentic Italian restaurant with a variety of delicious Italian food that will satisfy the whole family. They have the best appetizers, pasta, and meats in the entire city. The dress code is casual/semi formal and the restaurant is beautiful, and decorative.

For appetizer try the antipasto which comes with Norwegian smoked salmon, Parma prosciutto, cured sausage, grilled vegetables, caprese, assorted cheeses, olives, pickles, mushrooms, and artichokes. If you are not in the mood for that, try a delicious César salad with crispy romaine lettuce, a creamy César dressing, and handmade crouton.

For an entree try the lobster and crab gnocchi which is a potato pasta served with fresh lobster, and Alaskan king crab finished in a creamy prosecco and white truffle emulsion This is the best tasting gnocchi in town and you will not forget the taste.
If you do not feel like pasta, than try the veal piccata which is a pan seared veal strip loin finished in a delicate white wine lemon reduction served with roasted potatoes. This veal strip loin is very tender, and juicy. The sauce that they use is very delicious and I promise you will enjoy every single last bite of it.

The restaurant is an elegant Italian restaurant with a calm atmosphere, and beautiful decor. I highly recommend trying this place, and I can guarantee you will return multiple times. If you are looking for a night out with your wife, and want excellent Italian food, than try Il Cavallino and experience quality at its best.


Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Desserts Plus Italian Restaurant

If you are looking for a place that has great authentic Italian food than Desserts Plus is the place for you. They offer a variety of food and dessert that will satisfy all of your taste buds. Desserts Plus gives you big portions of pasta, and everything is well priced and not expensive at all. 

For appetizer try the calamari fritti and the mozzarella tomatoes. The calamari fritti is a great tasting calamari fried to a golden crisp and served with fresh lemon on top. The mozzarella tomatoes are tomatoes cut up served with mozzarella cheese on top glazed with a nice olive oil and vinegar. These are two appetizers you will not forget, and they are both incredibly delicious.

For an entree try the Fettuccini with meat sauce and veal parmigianna. This is linguini pasta served with spicy meat sauce, and veal with cheese on the side. This is really a creation of heaven because the sauce is made to perfection, and the veal is perfectly cooked and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese. This is an entree that can be shared between two people because the portion is well sized and well priced. You will be completely full after this dish, and you will be satisfied with no regrets.

If you are not a pasta person than try the wood oven pizza with any or all of your favorite toppings. I recommend a nice cheese pizza topped with hot salami, prosciutto, and bocconcini cheese. This is a delicious tasting pizza that is spicy, and has a nice thin crust that is cooked just right. Over all Desserts Plus is a great tasting restaurant that is well priced, and gives customers big portions. I give it 4 stars out of 5 and I highly recommend people who love Italian food to go there at least once.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012


If you are looking for an elegant night out with your wife or girlfriend than Basilico restaurant is the place to go. They offer an exquisite menu with delicious varieties to choose from.

For appetizer I recommend that you start with the fried calamari, and steamed mussels in a spicy tomato sauce. The calamari is very delicious and crispy, and will have you satisfied in ways you couldn't imagine. The steamed mussels served in a spicy tomato sauce is also another delicious tasting dish. The muscles are always fresh and steamed to perfection and you will be satisfied.

 For dinner I recommend the linguini pasta served in a spicy tomato sauce topped with mussels, clams, and black pepper. This dish is extremely tasty and the portion is large so it will fill both you and your wife.

 For dessert try the tartufo, which is a delicious truffle filled with vanilla and chocolate ice cream topped with chocolate sauce. This dessert is an authentic Italian delight because it is made with real Italian ice cream and you will not want to stop.

The place is perfect for you and your loved one because the atmosphere is pleasant and quiet, and the place is elegant and romantic. This place is usually a place where you take your wife for a special occasion because it is a formal sit down, and the restaurant has expensive food and beverages. I guarantee that you will be pleased by the end of your experience, and you will return on another special occasion.