Duck confit jerk style at a funky Queen St. snackbar, bro!

So, we’re hanging out at Cadillac Jenkins, this funky new Queen West joint that’s kind of a culinary cross between Fergie Jenkins and Cadillac Williams. And let me tell ya, they were bringing the high heat last night, hombre! Winterlicious might officially be over, but this place was serving up a one-off, four-course meal fulla stuff that isn’t even on the menu, son! They were combining Carribean and European all night long like Lionel Richie gone dubstep, starting off with this funkalicious flavour favourite—oxtail ravioli in a ramen broth:

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Man, this dish is so outta bounds, it ran over the cameraman! You’ve got the rich ‘n meaty beef from the oxtail in a pillowy soft pasta cushion, and a nice, light spicy broth, with just a bit of a kick. Man, I’m pretty sure I could slam seven or eight of these, with Guy Fieri’s Real-Deal Marinara Sauce on top!

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Now, this dish is Straight Outta Stomach, son! You’ve got some freshly cooked calf pancreas with a nice apple slaw, a celery puree and a side of crispy duck skin! Now, I’m no specialist when it comes to pancreas, but this kinda tastes a little like Japanese chicken karaage—hold the waffles though, bro!!!

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But now this, right here, is the main event. We’ve got a jerk-spiced duck confit on a red-bean cassoulet, sorta like Bob Marley be jammin’ with that topless broseph from Soggy. The duck skin is nice ‘n crispy, the meat just falls off the bone and melts in your mouth like el primo pulled pork. The beans are nice ‘n all, but I couldda used a little more spice—I definitely expected this dish to be a bit hotter. Still, this was one of the top five duck confits I’ve ever had. If they bring it back, you know I’ll be back, John Connor!

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But of course, you know we still had room for dessert! Where do I even begin with this cornucopia of Flavourtown righteousness? You’ve got two kinds of madeleines, some little chunks of candied squash, a toasted marshmallow ice cream and a chocolate-milk foam, son! I wasn’t sure what combination worked best with what, so I just made sure to shovel as much straight down my piehole as fast as humanly possible. But I gotta say, man, that chocolate-milk foam is downright taste-tastic! I dunno how they make that stuff bro, but I would totally eat it off a flip-flop!!!!

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