Pied-à-Terre

Friday, November 11th, 2011 :: 10:53 pm

Tonight a my friends and I checked out a French restaurant on Cambie called Pied-à-Terre. The friend who recommended it had already been two previous times, and liked the food and atmosphere. It’s a quaint little restaurant, reminded me of La Quercia – seats about 30 people with simple decoration.

Their prices were pretty reasonable at about $10 for an appetizer (which can almost double as an entree), $25-$30 for an entree, and ~$8 for dessert. We started with some bread, which this one I found to be one of the better ones! (I’m picky about my bread, heh). I got some awesome BC mussels with chirozo and tomato (big, fat juicy mussels – delicious by the way) as appetizer, duck three-ways as main, and an apple and calvados parfait to finish off. Great food!

With the exception of this wall, the outside looks very subdued

Pied-a-Terre Restaurant

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Pied-a-Terre

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Pied-a-Terre

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Soft bread (and soft butter – even better)

Pied-a-Terre

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Pan seared Foie Gras on bread

Pied-a-Terre Foie Gras

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BC mussels baked with chorizo, tomato and garlic butter

Pied-a-Terre Mussels

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Filet of milk fed veal loin, veal cheek tortellini, port wine sauce, crispy sweetbread

Pied-a-Terre Veal Loin

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Berkshire pork tenderloin, bacon wrapped prunes, armagnac and mustard sauce

Pied-a-Terre Pork Tenderloin

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Lac Brome duck: roast breast, house made sausage, pithivier of leg

Pied-a-Terre Duck

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Duck confit

Pied-a-Terre Duck confit

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Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Pied-a-Terre Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

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Apple and Calvados parfait

Pied-a-Terre Apple and Calvados parfait

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5 Responses to “Pied-à-Terre”

  1. 小N Says:

    damn that veal looks so good!!

  2. a70 Says:

    I’m sure it was very good too. The duck is in my stomach right now :-P

  3. janice Says:

    around $50 for a meal?

  4. a70 Says:

    Yes, roughly for a 3-course meal.

  5. whitney Says:

    breaddddd and soft butterrrrrr <3

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