The place is funky -- our martinis came in old style champagne glasses and Daina's iced tea came in a large jam jar. Daina said a lot of places do this now. I'd only ever seen it 6 years ago in Alaska in a bar in a one horse town by some vast waterway. The beer then was home brew and they had some fine blues on the sound system.
|One horse town in Alaska|
The menu was fairly simple for lunch -- burgers, sandwiches and pretty much anything hand held. One thing I liked was the ability to add bacon and a fried egg to anything for $2 each. This charming addition reminded me instantly of Dorothy's Coffee Shop in Bermuda, the home of the finest burger in the world.
Mind you the County General's burger was pretty darned good too. I had fries with mine, well I ordered them anyway. They were somehow eaten by someone else who ordered a side salad instead!
Trouble was this time, Viv and I had something on in the evening and with Byron and Daina admitting to having to work in the afternoon, we had to curtail things only 3 cocktails in.
Fun place indeed!
The County General
936 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M6J 1G6