Confusion Corner Bar and Grill

March16

With its central location and ample parking lot, Confusion Corner is a popular meeting place for many.  Last evening the place was hopping and it was a Tuesday night!  In the last couple of years, it is likely the place that I have been to the most and I thought that it was high time that I sing its accolades.  With the exception of once, when we completely overwhelmed our new waitress, the service was been efficient and attentive. 

Since this is an after work get-together, it’s the food that quarantees the success of the evening, and that takes top marks.  A couple of times this winter, I’ve enjoyed a “crunch” salad -garnished with a couple of kinds of nuts to provide the promised texture.  I tried to find it on their on line menu just now but was not successful.  So perhaps it is a new item and does not have a permanent place on the menu or perhaps the on line menu needs adjusting. 

Last night as I enjoyed Mama’s Meatloaf (baked ground beef with capicola ham and a blend of three cheeses on a ciabatta roll), my media friends were loving the Panko-Crusted Chicken Tenders.  They are served in a very unusual manner-upright on a skewer.  They may soon become the cities’ best as I heard that The Keg Steakhouse and Bar are removing theirs from the next menu.

But the star of their fare is the Pesto Chicken Pizza.  I dream of it sometimes and have tried to recreate it at home.  They have found a dish which combines many of my favourite tastes and I TRY to resist ordering it but cave in, more often than not.  The basil pesto, feta cheese, artichoke hearts, roasted garlic and chicken are assembled in the perfect combination of savoury and salty.  The crust is delicate and yet sturdy enough to hold the weighty toppings.

We’re really looking forward to patio weather again and CC has one of the most unique rooftop patios around with a retractable awning in case of a sudden shower.  Ah spring……

I have never taken pictures of my food at CC, so please indulge me with these randoms from my collection. 

Just one question of other patrons or staff at CC-how do you pronounce “Lumpia” Rolls and are they worth the embarrassment of unfamiliarity? 

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Kath’s quote:  “And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.”-William Shakespeare

You got to have friends to make the day last long.


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7 Comments to

“Confusion Corner Bar and Grill”

  1. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 9:15 am jenna kimbo Says:

    been there only once, at your suggestion..and i’ve been dreaming of their Salmon Wellington ever since!


  2. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 9:26 am kath Says:

    I love when friends enjoy my suggestions.


  3. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 9:44 am erin doty Says:

    Jake and I were there once many years ago (i think i was still living off Corydon at the time) but I would love to go back someday… I forget what we had but I remember it was delicious.


  4. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 10:25 am Jenny-Leigh Says:

    We used to eat lumpia rolls in the Philippines all the time. I’m not sure if its the same thing, but they were very much like spring rolls. My favorite were the “fresh lumpia” rolls. It was basically the same thing, without being fried, and we dipped them in peanut sauce. Delicious!


  5. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 10:41 am kath Says:

    SO are they pronounced “lump-ee-ah”? Next month I’ll be sure to give them a try-unless of course I cave again and order the pizza…


  6. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 11:14 am Jenny-Leigh Says:

    More like, “Loom-pee-ah”


  7. Avatar March 16th, 2011 at 11:33 am kath Says:

    sounds like a munchkin song


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