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the keg- VANCOUVER

October 12, 2010

vancouverites often say that ‘you have never experienced vancouver dining if you never been to the keg!’ & this is why i decided to take my steak-loving boyfriend visiting from los angeles to the keg in yaletown on a saturday night.

we started off with the french onion soup– hearty beef broth, spanish onions, swiss and parmesan cheeses
> (i ordered it easy on salt) its pretty standard- you cant really go wrong with lots of cheese!

next we had the trio sampler that consisted of steamed fresh asparagus, portabella & button mushrooms, and sweet potato fries
> yummy! especially the steamed asparagus

as for my entree i ordered the small portion of prime rib that came with mashed potatoes and fried onion strings
>to be honest my prime rib was just OK (it didn’t have the texture where it just melts in your mouth, but then again i usually have thinner cuts and steak soaked in lawrys house sauce- such a shame we don’t have lawrys here), i didn’t touch the fried onion strings, but the mash potatoes were amazing

my boyfriend had the rib steak w/sauteed mushrooms served with twice baked potatoes (contained with bacon bits)
> he tells me later that he “enjoyed it but the steak was a bit undercooked”, but the mash potatoes were really delicious

+ to sum up my evening, the keg in yaletown is the nicest keg ive been to. the decor is modern yet warm, and we were seated on the second floor patio/roof top bar with an awesome view, comfy sofas, and heaters. service was decent but not friendly enough, and my boyfriend and i discovered a pretty discomforting scene on the patio that we decided to keep to ourselves at least for now…

the keg (yaletown)
1011 Mainland St.
Vancouver BC
Keg Steakhouse and Bar - Yaletown on Urbanspoon

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 15, 2011 2:45 pm

    If your b/f wants to try something interesting, ask for the Keg Size Omega… these words and you’ll know what I’m talking about. Now I’m curious as to what you saw on the patio =)


    • March 15, 2011 8:54 pm

      OMGOSH! thats a huge chunk of MEAT!! he must starve for a few days in order to eat this hehe.

      as for the secret…. i don’t want to get anyone in trouble 😛

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