Kingston Eats: Le Chien Noir Bistro

✣ Top pick ✣

This is one of my favourite restaurants in downtown (other will be Aquaterra.  I highly appreciate the fact they use high quality seasonal local product, I am a big supporter to buy local (better for environment and reduce carbon footprint).  Food is very rich here, but it’s worth every bite.  Very very very tasty food (alright it’s French bistro food!!) 🙂 Don’t miss out their poutine, it’s one of the best poutines I’ve had 🙂 (Actually the best I’ve had so far. I have yet to try the poutine in old Montreal)

℘ Le Chien Noir is a member of “Local Food Local Chef”, a Kingston initiative to promote the area as a destination of culinary tourism.

℘ Sister restaurants with Atomica & Harper’s.

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤❤
Price range: $$-$$$$

0511 Le Chien Noir1010 Monte Cristo (Le Chien Noir)Monte Cristo
“Lyon’s Farm” smoked turkey, “Pingue” Niagara proscuitto, compté cheese, egg battered grilled sourdough.
‘Patchwork Gardens’ Green Salad
Local organic baby lettuces, crushed hazelnuts, chèvre, blackberry-thyme vinaigrette.
I don’t like French toast, but Le Chien Noir changed my mind on very well-made French toast (as opposed to greasy soggy toast).  It’s amazing how the three sister restaurants made me change my attitude towards certain food dishes that I don’t particularly like.

1010 Poutine (Le Chien Noir)Poutine
Frites, shredded duck confit, Québec triple cream brie, green peppercorn & congnac jus.
It’s pure heaven, and I don’t say this unless it’s really out of the world.

1010 Seafood Linguine (Le Chien Noir)Seafood Linguine
Lobster, scallops, sweet peas, red onion, arugula cream sauce.

0311 'Lyon's Farm' Chicken Sandwich (Le Chien Noir)‘Lyon’s Farm’ Chicken Sandwich
Grilled marinated breast, sautéed mushrooms, spinach, chevre, balsamic aioli, ciabatta

0311 Black dog hash (Le Chien Noir)Black Dog Hash
Root vegetable & duck confit, two fried eggs, veal jus
Such beautiful eggs 🙂

Click here to see my other reviews on the local dining scene.

Le Chien Noir Bistro on Urbanspoon

Le Chien Noir Bistro

69 Brock Street
Kingston, ON K7L 1R8
(613) 549-5635

www.lechiennoir.com/

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