Hungry stomachs are forced to contemplate cooking their own food while our brains are busy plotting ways to make Hollywood starlets fall in love with our ungainly cousins. Quell an insurgent appetite with today's Groupon to Todric's Fine Dining and Catering, located on McArthur Avenue. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of weekend brunch, served Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- For $20, you get $40 worth of upscale dinner, served Wednesday through Saturday.
Todric's seasonal brunch and dinner menus radiate with eclectic flavours and inventive combinations. Roll from a hungry slumber and crow over the grilled cheese with cherry, apricot, and hazelnut bread, baked especially for Todric's by nearby French Baker ($11). Otherwise, rest like a mother hen sunning her tank line over the breakfast panini, combining two free-range eggs with a choice of meat, lettuce, and tomato ($7.50). Weekend wanderers may also pass the day by singing vaudeville classics into a cold glass of Sleeman cream ale ($4.75) or bewitching memories with a tulip's worth of sauvignon blanc ($6.75).
In the evening, ignite ingestion with a starter such as the smoked salmon mousse accompanied by tarragon-aioli sauce ($12), or descend to a roasted inferno with the grilled buttermilk-marinated quail-and-pear salad with blue cheese and pine nuts ($14). Oven-roasted hen breast and leg confit rest regally beside foie gras pate in the cornish-hen duo ($28), and lemon and thyme rub a supreme of chicken into submission ($19). Humanoids reminiscent for vestigial tails and gills will want to attack the catch of the day (M/P) as herbivores nosh on a vegetable hot pot with a cheddar-cheese triangle ($15). Indulge in the final chapter of your fine-dining excursion with a pineapple-and-rum upside-down cake ($7), white-chocolate-gewurztraminer mousse and lemon parfait ($9), or a musical number with a standing ovation. An elegant and inviting dining room and a rotating seasonal menu contribute to Todric's chic, date-worthy atmosphere.
Overbrook West - McArthur
10 MacArthur Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6R2Get Directions