Canadian Pizza @ Jalan Kayu (Halal)

Posted on November 17, 2012

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No Singaporean should be unfamiliar with Canadian pizza and their established 2-for-1 promotions.

Frankly speaking, I have not been much of a fan when it comes to their pizzas but there are occasional munches as friends or colleagues prefer the reasonable tabs.20121001-003005.jpgI was rather taken aback by the fact that I had absolutely no idea of their standalone restaurant that serves more than just their 2-for-1s.

This flagship store is located along a string of bustling bistros, cafes and a couple of renowned Indian Prata shops.

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Smoke Salmon Salad, $8.80.

The oozing yolk from the soft boiled egg looked real captivating on the plate. I would prefer to stay neutral when it comes to talking about taste, salad is just salad in this case.

Assorted soups, $4.50 each.

Not exactly looking forward to the dishes to come as I had lower expectations for the place, pardon me. The chef blew me away with his culinary skills, these soups were delicious.
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Breaded Cheesy Chicken Cutlet, $13.90

Anything cheesy goes into the favourites list but this dish fell short somehow or other. The chicken fillet was a little overdone, I like my meat tender and juicy.

The problem lies on either the piece of chicken or the chef or me being difficult. Let’s just say we were unlucky that day.
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Lamb Shank

I would look like one strong female barbarian holding on to a mean looking shank. I have always had a soft spot for lamb shanks anywhere I go which is not unusual why we had this in the first place.

Canadian did it pretty well, there was hardly any gaminess which I did not enjoy. (okay, let’s accept the fact that I am a freak when it comes to my peculiar interests toward exotic foods.)

Beef bourguignon

A new creation, a new sensation. An entree that looks more like a braised beef stew, chinese styled with button mushrooms and vegetables. I did not fancy this Bourguignon but I must say it was fairly executed.
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Fish and Chips, $12.80.

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Apple Crumble with ice cream.

Always end a meal with something sweet and always remember that regardless of how filled you already are, you would still be able to stuff in a dessert or two. AiMakan’s favourite phrase.

I adore crumbles, made with lots and lots of butter. Canadian’s rendition was alright, just not well enough for my demanding palates.

Surprisingly, it was a fruitful trip to Canadian with undoubted hits and misses. Chef noted our humble opinions and I would not hesitate to revisit the restaurant with my Muslim friends in the near future. Stay alive Canadian Pizza’s first dine-in, I know you can survive through the tides.

Address : 248 Jalan Kayu
Tel : 6556 3587

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