Les Fougeres

If you are in the Ottawa area, Les Fougeres is a short drive away.  The former owners of Loons in Toronto moved to the Gatineau Hills for a simpler life.  Because they originally lived upstairs with their children a large noise baffle was installed on the ceiling of the restaurant.  The food and atmosphere are superb.  http://www.fougeres.ca/ I wish Ottawa offered a Classical station.  I enjoy 96.3 via Rogers cable but would prefer local news.  By the way your traffic reports make me glad I no longer live in the...

Old Mill, The

I am a single woman who often dines alone. I prefer a quiet place with beautiful ambiance to write and draw. Good food and nice service are a must. Being from a warm country I also need sunlight especially in the winter; and as an artist I enjoy a nice view. I look for these when choosing to return a restaurant. At the Old Mill I have often enjoyed quality food in a quiet beautiful surrounding. I like going to Fresh at Bloor and Spadina but I am often driven out of there due to the excess noise; except if I manage to go there between 3 and 5 during a week day. Also enjoy having a hearty breakfast at Sunset Grill in Bloor West Village but once again it is so noisy from the clinging of dishes that I refuse to go back. I look forward to visiting many of the restaurants listed...