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Monday, November 12, 2012

Chez Victoire

Chez Victoire is the fourth restaurant visited for Taste MTL. My friends chose this location for their use of local and organic products. When I reserved this restaurant, I didn't know that Chez Victoire is the same owner as Confusion Tapas, visited last week. 

The menu consisted of 3 courses. For appetizers, the tataki dish has an interesting play on soft and crunchy textures; the angus beef was well seared blended well with the herb vinaigrette. As for the other appetizer, the scallop was perfectly cooked served with a creamy and flavourful velouté. What a start!

The fish was cooked to perfection - crispy skin, soft and flaky inside, combined well with the tomato-based vinaigrette and garnishes. The braised pork cheeks was fork-tender and flavourful, seasonal vegetables were fresh and well grilled. 

Finally, the chocolate fondant with ice cream was scrumptious, but I would expect a bit of more flavours from the ice cream. I have to say that I prefer the dessert of Confusion Tapas over this.
Angus Beef Tataki - Cauliflower, Parsnip Chips, Cippolini Onions, Herb Vinaigrette
Pan Fried Scallop, Jerusalem Artichoke velouté, King Eryngii Mushrooms, Vanilla Oil
Golden Tilefish, Crispy Poached Egg, Butternut Squash Purée, Tomato and Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Braised Pork Cheeks in Beer, Mashed Potatoes, and Bacon
Chocolate Fondant with Ice Cream
Chez Victoire
1453 ave. du Mont-Royal E.
Montreal, QC
H2J 1Z1
514-521-6789
http://chezvictoire.com
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