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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Noce Restaurant Review: There’s something for every appetite at this laid-back restaurant overlooking avenue Cartier, one of Quebec City’s most popular shopping streets. Everything on the menu can be ordered in appetizer- or entrée-size portions. Even the desserts and the list of wines by the glass. This allows diners to create their own tasting menus, with several small dishes and matching small glasses of wine. Dishes are often designed to be out of the ordinary. Steak tartare is quickly pan-seared before being chopped and flavored with truffle oil. The centerpiece of an onion soup becomes a medallion of pork set on a crouton topped with melted cheese, while the soup itself is poured around it. “Prepared cheese” compositions provide a new take on fondues and grilled cheese sandwiches, while rice pudding turns into a citrus fruit risotto. Even a simple lunchtime pasta steps far away from the tomato sauce paradigm, being coated instead with a shiny and tasty demi-glace and topped with a piece of spare rib. The bright room, painted in a subdued lime-green color, is comfortable and relatively intimate. Service is friendly and helpful, if sometimes a little giggly and imprecise.