Obiter Dicta Issue 6 - November 17, 2014 - Page 11

ARTS & CULTURE Monday, November 17, 2014   11 Jurisfoodence: In Search of Toronto’s Best Brunch Food Adventure #5 – Le Petit Déjeuner kate henley & karolina wisniewski › staff writer & editor-in-chief Le Petit Déjeuner 191 King St. East T his week, my brunch companion was none other than the Obiter’s esteemed Editor-inChief, Karolina Wisniewski. After consulting a number of sources, we decided to check out Le Petit Déjeuner (LPD), a small restaurant located in St. Lawrence Market specializing in “BelgianCanadian comfort food,” which also apparently serves the best waffles in the city. This review will be structured a little bit differently from my other ones, with me and Karolina both providing our opinions on each of the criteria. Brunch Hours While LPD has an actual brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9-3, it also serves breakfast every other day of the week and the menu is exactly the same. On weekdays, breakfast begins at 8 and ends between 3 and 6, depending on the day. If you are someone who pulls all-nighters and can’t drag yourself out of bed until the late afternoon, you should definitely check out the website before making the trek to make sure it’s still serving. Wait Time/Service The restaurant was nearly empty when we arrived at 11:00 on a Wednesday morning, but by the time we left at 1:00, it was packed. K ate: While two hours for brunch isn’t unheard of, it’s ridiculous when half that time is spent waiting for a mimosa you ordered after you were finished eating. The first hour we were there, the restaurant was pretty empty so there was no excuse for the shitty service, but we had to ask our server multiple times for