I’ll warn you guys now. You’re going to see a lot of egg benedict on this blog. I know I always say I want to try new things, but when faced with the decision to choose between an unknown and good ol’ eggs benny, I am going to go for the hollandaise drenched benny.
Fire on the East side is a great little restaurant in the Village, just two streets North of Wellesley near Yonge. I had been to this restaurant over the holiday season while I had family visiting. Unfortunately, I was just getting over a bad head cold, resulting in little to no taste and appetite. As much as I wanted to devour my food, I could barely eat two bites.
Fast forward to today. Toronto was just hit with a massive snowstorm, and today people emerged from their homes to enjoy the clam after the storm. Myself and some friends decided to get brunch and I remembered how I wanted to have a second chance to enjoy what had looked so tasty two months before.
When our party had fully arrived (finally), our server brought out pieces of complimentary banana bread as we looked over our menus. We browsed their brunch menu which you can see here, and I waited patiently as my friends decided on their meals.
Mimosas and coffee were drunk as we chatted and awaited our meals. Our service was prompt and our waitress was attentive, making sure our drinks were always topped off. In no time our meals arrived and we all dug in.
If you haven’t figured it out yet, I ordered East Side Benny: spinach and poached eggs on top of cornbread, smothered with hollandaise sauce. What I love about this restaurant is they serve both fries and salad with their meals. You get the best of both worlds! The fries have some sort of seasoning, giving them a tasty kick. The portions are superb, all for only $11. Great value! They also make a mean mimosa
After a great brunch experience we have decided to go back during their dinner hours. I would definitly recommend Fire on the East Side for breakfast and brunch!