Monday, September 03, 2012

Vij's

September 3, 2012

Local pork belly with apple mint chutney spoons - 3

Naan - 3

J's comment > these were complimentary and unlimited

Amuse bouche: Khoree - 2

Amuse bouche: Cassava fry - 2

Amuse bouche: Chickpea pakora - 2

Amuse bouche: White bean salad with two types of chutney - 2

Jack fruit in black cardamom and cumin curry - 2

Mango & dates - 2

Eggplant with rapini in thick garlic-yogurt curry - 2

Braised beef shortribs with roasted okra and walnuts, and jelly beans - 2

J's comment > very tender

Local pork tenderloin in tangy cayenne and ginger curry - 2

Basmati rice - 2

J's comment > these were complimentary and unlimited

Chicken with cashews - 2

Wine marinated lamb popsicles in fenugreek cream curry on turmeric and spinach potatoes - 2

J's comment > best curry of the bunch


Splitpea and spinach mash with winter vegetables in pomegranate curry - 1

Rice pudding - 2

Gulab jamun - 2

Chai tea - 2

Extra comment
For a restaurant to be rated as the #1 restaurant in Canada (see Huffington Post article), and for a 1/2 hour line up prior to opening, I expected far more from Vij's.



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