Canada: Best New Restaurants of 2010
Where magazine honours Canada’s Best New Restaurants of 2010
(www.where.ca, December 14, 2010)Established in 2003, Where Canada’s Best New Restaurants is an annual award program devoted to celebrating and raising awareness of Canada’s top chefs and innovative restaurateurs. The list of selected restaurants is comprised of one new establishment chosen in each of the following Where magazine regions: Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Edmonton, Halifax, Muskoka/Parry Sound, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler and Winnipeg.
Where editors visit hundreds of new establishments from coast to coast and, after sampling scores of menus, they have come up with their selection for the year’s top new offerings.
Victoria: Prime Steakhouse and Lounge
Steak-lovers in Victoria have been served the perfect spot to satisfy their culinary cravings this year: Prime Steakhouse and Lounge. Located in the heart of downtown, the sophisticated, contemporary restaurant tempts diners with a menu to suit just about every palate. Start with a Caesar salad, flavourful with garlic and Parmesan, or the hearty baked potato soup, before considering the delicious possibilities that await with six cuts of aged beef and the selection of lamb, fresh seafood, poultry and pasta. Finish your meal with such savoury sides as steamed asparagus with béarnaise or roasted mushrooms with herbs. The well-chosen wine list and knowledgeable staff complete the Prime experience.
621 Courtney St., Victoria, BC; 250-386-2010; www.primesteak.ca