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99 Sudbury St. (Dovercourt Rd.) Send to Phone
Theatrical Mildred Pierce delivers on atmosphere and fresh market food.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mildred Pierce Restaurant Review

: Tucked away in a former industrial wasteland, Mildred Pierce used to be the hideaway spot for filmmakers and artists in town. Fifteen years later it’s surrounded by townhouses yet it remains as coolly hip and romantic as ever. Situated in a former John Deere warehouse, the restaurant has huge colorful wall murals reminiscent of medieval times, 30-foot ceilings, sweeping curtains and flickering candlelight that create a theatrical atmosphere. One can imagine Joan Crawford appearing on the raised platform of the open kitchen and holding court. The kitchen focuses on fresh market cuisine with Mediterranean, Asian and Indian influences. A seasonal soup of butternut squash comes laced with coconut milk, makrut lime and lemon grass. The roasted meat of chicken biryani sits on a savory sweet combo of apricots and cashews mixed in with clove-scented basmati rice. Fresh Canadian Arctic char comes with wild rice and lentils flavored with porcini-sherry emulsion. For dessert, try the profiteroles filled with Lindt milk chocolate ice cream and drizzled with dark chocolate and caramel sauce. The hearty brunch offers choices like The Manhandler, a flat-iron steak topped with two fried eggs. Some fine Canadian wines are among the good pan-world vintages.


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