Mama Bears Chips Stand Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 081618

Cornwall Ontario –  Wow!  I didn’t realize how long it’s been since yours truly has done a restaurant review. For this scribbler a review is all about expectations.  Whether it be haute cuisine or a simple chipstand we all have expectations walking in.   We expect a fish n chips shop to serve a fine plate… Continue reading Mama Bears Chips Stand Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 081618

Garden Girl Loves NAUTICA GRILL & WINE @ The Long Sault Marina JAN 8, 2017

  My Local Haunts: Nautica Grill&Wine at the Long Sault Marina There are many things that I am super thankful for, but I am especially thankful to my Uncle Paul for bringing me to this delicious place over a year ago. I cannot count the amount of times I have returned or thank him enough… Continue reading Garden Girl Loves NAUTICA GRILL & WINE @ The Long Sault Marina JAN 8, 2017

Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

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I don’t normally review food from chain restaurants, but my dining companion wanted Fish n Chips and we decided to try “the new place” which turned out to be our new Captain Georges in Cornwall. It felt odd being in what had been a lovely and colorful Mexican restaurant.    The new decor is open… Continue reading Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 28, 2015

Urban renewal fascinates me so I was keen to check out and see what Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar had done with the old LCBO across from City Hall in Cornwall Ontario. I brought a powerful lawyer with me just in case.  I jest, lawyers like to eat too and my learned companion offered some… Continue reading Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 28, 2015

CFN Reviews Bourdeau’s in Lancaster Ontario by Jamie Gilcig & Garden Girl – April 14, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –   Not every restaurant review has to be high end.    One of our great CFN writers, Garden Girl (Dawn Jane Guay) cajoled me into taking her out to lunch and we thought what better way to go than do a review. While the original joint we wanted to try was closed… Continue reading CFN Reviews Bourdeau’s in Lancaster Ontario by Jamie Gilcig & Garden Girl – April 14, 2015

CFN Reviews Little Caesars in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 18, 2014

(my medium with lots o toppings) CORNWALL Ontario – I’m spoiled by Cornwall’s Old School Montreal style pizza.  Joints like Riverside, North End, Roma’s, Cornwall BBQ and Louis all over the read deal. I’m a pizza prude.  It’s pretty near impossible to get me to go to Box Store pizza joints like Boston Pizza, Dominoes,… Continue reading CFN Reviews Little Caesars in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 18, 2014

Restaurant Review – Cedar’s On Wheels in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – June 26, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The little restaurant on the corner of 3rd and Pitt  in Downtown Cornwall Ontario has had a rough record with many trying, but few succeeding, but I have a good vibe about the new Cedar’s On Wheels which just opened. First off I love Shawarma.  Love those garlic potatoes and sides that… Continue reading Restaurant Review – Cedar’s On Wheels in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – June 26, 2014

CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN – Life is about improving and making things better, and after a year of research and consultations with a lot of people we are pleased to be announcing our new comments policy on CFN. As many know there are different formats used by various news sites.    CFN manually pre moderates each comment.  For… Continue reading CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

Ruby Sushi Restaurant Review by Guest Reviewer Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law in Cornwall Ontario

I’m a big Sushi fan. I moved around a lot before settling here in Cornwall. Every time I moved to a different city, the first thing I did was look for the best sushi place. That is why I was so happy when Ruby Sushi opened a few months ago. One visit and I was… Continue reading Ruby Sushi Restaurant Review by Guest Reviewer Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law in Cornwall Ontario

Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that Asian food in Cornwall Ontario was your old fashioned doughy pineapple chicken balls smothered in sugary cherry sauce and spare ribs.     In the past five years many of the old school restaurants have closed and evolved. The former Jade Restaurant on 2nd Street East was remodeled and… Continue reading Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2013

The 3 Willows Vegetarian Restaurant – A Meatless Oasis in Eastern Ontario by Reg Coffey – October 19, 2013

CFN – This terrific vegetarian restaurant can be found in a small industrial building on the Concession 9 Road between Green Valley and Glen Norman, not exactly a high traffic area for vegetarians, or anyone else for that matter. I found out about it from a customer in that area and stopped on my way… Continue reading The 3 Willows Vegetarian Restaurant – A Meatless Oasis in Eastern Ontario by Reg Coffey – October 19, 2013

Bar Q Has the Biggest (risotto) Balls in Cornwall Ontario – Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig

CFN– It’s always great to get a new eatery here in Cornwall Ontario; especially when you have a Chef that’s not afraid to be different and creative like Chef Christian Barque and his team at Bar Q which opened last week at the corner of Pitt Street and First.  (The entrance is on First Street… Continue reading Bar Q Has the Biggest (risotto) Balls in Cornwall Ontario – Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig

Dimitri’s Restaurant Review – 19274 Country Rd 2 – 613 931 1919 – Summerstown Ontario

CFN – I love Lamb; especially when it’s done well and for some reason Greek food seems to take Lamb to special heights I’ve rarely seen matched. Coming back from Valleyfield last week my dining companion suggested Dimitri’s Restaurant in Summerstown Ontario.   Mostly known as a pretty village along scenic Highway 2 and the… Continue reading Dimitri’s Restaurant Review – 19274 Country Rd 2 – 613 931 1919 – Summerstown Ontario

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Vic Public House in Toronto with Karin Walkey & Guest Actor Musician Gary Farmer

CFN – “Wow, Mom, ….. I googled Gary Farmer’s band, the Troublemaker’s they’re great, the lead guitarist is electric,” my son Carl chirped when I returned from reviewing the The Vic Public House at 580 Church Street in Toronto Ontario. Blues singer, actor, director …. I couldn’t believe my luck when Gary Farmer, penciled me… Continue reading GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Vic Public House in Toronto with Karin Walkey & Guest Actor Musician Gary Farmer

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Zen Kitchen in Ottawa Ontario with Karin Walkey July 3, 2012

CFN – My friend Eric Brunet, a professional firefighter. Together we visited and share our impressions of the Zen Kitchen at 634 Sommerset West, in Ottawa. Their hours of operation are: Dinner Tues-Sun from 5pm. Lunch Thurs and Fri 11:30-2pm. Saturday and Sunday brunch 10:00-2pm. THEME: Romantic Evening A balmy, hot summer Friday night –… Continue reading GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Zen Kitchen in Ottawa Ontario with Karin Walkey July 3, 2012

Karin Walkey reviews Fuzion Restaurant 580 Church Street in Toronto Ontario – 3 Out of 5 Red Hats

CFN – I’m totally head over heels in love with Fuzion Restaurant located at 580 Church Street, in Toronto and make a point of going there every time I visit. I love the trendy ambience, the reasonable prices, my favorite waiter George Amtzinz and of course the food and the wine. Parking is not easily… Continue reading Karin Walkey reviews Fuzion Restaurant 580 Church Street in Toronto Ontario – 3 Out of 5 Red Hats

Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

CFN –  There is so much more to dining than simple eating.  A rushed lunch is very different than a leisurely meal with loved ones or friends; where time disappears over the sounds and smells of a communal meal. True dining in many areas is a declining experience in that less and less places of fine dining… Continue reading Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street 3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW

CFN – I bumped into Angela Youngs from Ground Soap last night at Eight Zero Zero.    Angela is a talented and vivacious young woman who makes some of the finest soap in Canada.  You can tell her passion for her product and feel the care she personally puts into her products.    She’s a… Continue reading Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street 3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW