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French Fare   fancy-and  Bistro Charm

1930’s Paris meets fresh London cool at Biff’s Bistro. At this modern French bistro, we invite you to experience a tribute to Old World cuisine, hospitality and style in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Drop by Biff’s Bistro for our

quick & dirty
bar bites & booze

Dinner

· LES SOUPES ET SALADES ·

BIFF’S SOUPE DU JOUR 10
CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP 11
SEASONAL 1OOKM GREENS 10

Biff’s pickles, Champagne
vinaigrette, herbs

SALADE CÉSAR 14

romaine, maple bacon,
garlic Parmigiano-Reggiano croûtons

OCTOPUS & CHORIZO SALAD 17

kale, fingerling potatoes, romesco sauce, olives,
toasted almonds

GOAT CHEESE MOUSSE 15

spiced walnuts, pumpernickel, cranberry

Fish-Engraving

· LES HORS D’ŒUVRES ·

STEAK TARTARE 17 / 27

mustard, pickles, crisp baguette

ESCARGOTS EN PERSILLADE 15

pickled mushrooms,
garlic confit, spätzle

SMOKED STURGEON 17

citrus crème fraîche, beet & carrot slaw, salted duck egg

FOIE GRAS DU JOUR 21

Chef ’s daily inspiration

· L’ACCOMPAGNEMENT ·

FRITES 8

with rouille

SAUTÉED WILD MUSHROOMS 8
LÉGUMES DU JOUR 7
POMMES ALIGOT 9

· LES ENTRÉES ·

ST-CANUT PORCELET 32

choucroute, buttered new potatoes, sauce charcutière

DUCK CONFIT 28

pommes de terre à la Lyonnaise, broccoli,
farmhouse bacon, sherry-glazed mushrooms

HERB-CRUSTED ALBACORE TUNA 26

iceberg lettuce, smoked tomatoes, avocado,
buttermilk dressing, dill pommes allumettes

MOULES FRITES 23

steamed mussels, pipérade, marinated olives,
Basque sausage

ROASTED HALIBUT 36

potato butter, grilled leeks, flageolet bean ragoût

CHICKEN SUPRÊME À L’AMÉRICAINE 25

roasted root vegetables, squash, Brie

WILD MUSHROOM DAUPHINOISE 22

arugula, goat cheese cream, farmhouse onions

CANESTRI PASTA BAKE 23

sauce Dijonnaise, braised chicken, kale

GRILLED CALF’S LIVER 26

garlic Yukon Gold mash, crispy bacon,
French onion jus

PAN-SEARED TROUT 30

vegetables à la barigoule, farmhouse bacon, sauce verte

ROASTED LAMB SIRLOIN 36

braised turnip navarin, heirloom carrots, lamb jus gras

BEEF BOURGUIGNON 34

Northern Woods mushrooms, pommes aligot,
red wine jus

· POUR LA TABLE ·

POACHED SHRIMP COCKTAIL 13

with brandy Marie Rose sauce

FRIED SMELTS 9

with fennel aïoli

FROGS’ LEGS 13

persillade butter,
Espelette pepper

CRISPY PIGS’ EARS 8

parsley, pickles

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT 14

with cornichons

FOGO ISLAND COD BRANDADE 12

chips, gremolata

PLATEAU DE CHARCUTERIE 18/28
CHARCUTERIE & FROMAGE 38

PLATEAUX DE
· FRUITS DE MER ·

oysters, shrimp cocktail, 42
mussels, octopus, ceviche
Chef ’s additions

· BIFF’S FIXE ·

3 COURSES FOR $37.95


CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP
SEASONAL 100KM GREENS
CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT
SALADE CÉSAR

CHICKEN SUPRÊME À L’AMÉRICAINE
BEEF BOURGUIGNON
WILD MUSHROOM DAUPHINOISE
DUCK CONFIT
PAN-SEARED TROUT
ICE CREAMS & SORBETS
POACHED PEAR ÉCLAIR
BABA AU RHUM
Lunch

· LES HORS D’ŒUVRES ·

BIFF’S SOUPE DU JOUR 10
CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP 11
SEASONAL 1OOKM GREENS 10

Biff’s pickles, Champagne
vinaigrette, herbs

SALADE CÉSAR 14

romaine, maple bacon,
garlic Parmigiano-Reggiano croûtons

STEAK TARTARE 17 / 27

mustard, pickles, crisp baguette

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT 14

with cornichons

GOAT CHEESE MOUSSE 15

spiced walnuts, pumpernickel, cranberry

SALMON GRAVLAX 15

pickled kidney beans, horseradish cream, gaufrettes

· LES ENTRÉES ·

· LES SANDWICHES ·

SMOKED SALMON TARTINE 23

fromage blanc, cornichons,
caper berries, red onion

CHICKEN CLUB 19

house bacon, harissa mayo

LAMB BURGER MERGUEZ 19

harissa-spiced lamb burger, red pepper chutney,
rosemary brioche, frites

· SPÉCIALITÉS DE BISTRO ·

CHICKEN POT PIE 25

wild mushrooms, carrot confit, sauce Dijonnaise,
duck fat crust

GRILLED CALF’S LIVER 26

garlic Yukon Gold mash, crispy bacon, French onion jus

PORK SCHNITZEL 26

choucroute, buttered new potatoes, sauce charcutière

FRENCH PLOUGHMAN’S PLATTER 21

housemade sausage, terrine, cheese, O&B Artisan bread, egg, mustard

CHEF’S SALAD 18

lentil vinaigrette, Biff’s pickles, fingerling potatoes, house charcuterie, Brie croûtons

WILD MUSHROOM DAUPHINOISE 22

arugula, goat cheese cream, farmhouse onions

· FRUITS DE MER ·

OCTOPUS & CHORIZO SALAD 21

kale, fingerling potatoes, romesco sauce, olives,
toasted almonds

MOULES FRITES 23

steamed mussels, pipérade, marinated olives,
Basque sausage

PAN-SEARED TROUT 30

vegetables à la barigoule, farmhouse bacon, sauce verte

ALBACORE TUNA NIÇOISE 25

greens, haricots verts, cherry tomatoes,
anchovies, hard-boiled egg

· LES ŒUFS ·

CODDLED EGGS FLORENTINE 19

spinach cheese dip,
grilled focaccia

QUICHE DU JOUR 18

with green salad

Fish-Engraving

· BIFF’S FIXE ·

$19.95

combination lunch plate with choice of soup & main

CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP
BIFF’S SOUPE DU JOUR
CHICKEN CLUB
CHEF’S SALAD
CODDLED EGGS FLORENTINE
Dessert

· LES DESSERTS ·

· Indulge ·

Basket of à la Minute Baked Madeleines 9
Artisanal Ice Creams & Sorbets 9
Classic Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée 11
Chocolate Cake 11

peanut butter mousse, toffee sauce

Poached Pear Éclair 11

with Pinot Noir chocolate ganache

Baba Au Rhum 11

vanilla whipped cream, allspice & rum syrup

· SÉLECTION DE FROMAGES ·

O&B Artisan fruit & nut loaf, raw honey7/20g

Bar

· COCKTAILS ·

Provençal Spritzer13

Giffard crème de violette, Lillet, Prosecco, pear, blackberry-thyme syrup, soda

Paradiso13

Havana Club Añejo 7 Year rum, Amaro Montenegro, fresh passion fruit juice, lime, lavender bitters

The Parisian Underground16

Tanqueray gin, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, pastis wash, earl grey simple syrup, lemon, egg white, grapefruit bitters

Strawberry Blonde13

Bombay Sapphire gin, Lillet, strawberry syrup, lemon, fennel bitters, tonic

Orient Express12

Absolut vodka, Dolin dry vermouth, sencha kaffir lime leaf syrup, lime

French Margarita15

Olmeca Altos tequila, Chambord liqueur, Cointreau, pineapple juice

· Biff’s Bar ·

available daily from 2:30 to 5:00pm

· LES HORS D’ŒUVRES ·

BIFF’S SOUPE DU JOUR 10
CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP 11
FRITES 8

with rouille

POACHED SHRIMP COCKTAIL 13

with brandy Marie Rose sauce

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT 14

with cornichons

 STEAK TARTARE 17

mustard, pickles, crisp baguette

· LES SALADES ·

SEASONAL 100KM GREENS10

Biff’s pickles, Champagne vinaigrette, herbs

SALADE CÉSAR14

romaine, maple bacon,
garlic Parmigiano-Reggiano croûtons

GOAT CHEESE MOUSSE15

spiced walnuts, pumpernickel, cranberry

OCTOPUS & CHORIZO SALAD21

kale, fingerling potatoes, romesco sauce,
olives, toasted almonds

SALMON GRAVLAX15

pickled kidney beans, horseradish cream, gaufrettes

· SPÉCIALITÉS DE BISTRO ·

CHICKEN CLUB SANDWICH 19

house bacon, harissa mayo

STEAK FRITES 29

7oz flat iron steak, seasonal vegetables, frites

· CHARCUTERIE ·

PLATEAU DE CHARCUTERIE 18 / 26
CHARCUTERIE & FROMAGES 38

· B’OYSTEROUS OYSTERS ·

oysters on the half shell, available daily after 5pm
while quantities last
each 2

· BRANDY ·

COGNAC
V.S. Courvoisier9
V.S. Martell11
V.S.O.P. Courvoisier15
V.S.O.P. Hine Rare19
V.S.O.P. Martell19
X.O. Courvoisier35

 

ARMAGNAC
Château de Laubade V.S. Bas Armagnac8

 

CALVADOS
Boulard Pays d’Auge9
Fish-Engraving
Wine

· WINES BY THE GLASS ·

SPARKLING (5oz)
Glera – 2015 Canti ‘Millesimato’12
Prosecco, Veneto, IT
Rosé – N.V. Pierre Sparr Brut Rosé,13
Crémant d’Alsace, FR
Champagne – N.V. Perrier-Jouët30
Grand Brut, FR

 

CANADIAN WHITE (6oz/9oz/Carafe)
Chardonnay – 2015 Cave Spring ‘Jump’,12/18/32
Niagara, ON
Riesling – 2015 Cave Spring ‘Canoe’,12/18/32
Niagara, ON
Riesling – 2009 Henry of Pelham14/21/37
‘Reserve’, Niagara, ON

 

BISTRO WHITE
Sauvignon Blanc – 2015 Franschhoek 14/21/37
Cellar, ZA
Chardonnay – 2015 McManis,17/26/45
River Junction, CA

 

FRENCH CLASSIC – WHITE
Gascogne – 2015 Boutinot10/15/26
‘Cuvée Jean-Paul’
Chablis – 2014 Domaine Laroche18,75/28/50
‘Saint Martin’
Vouvray – 2014 Château Gaudrelle,19,5/29/52
Sec-Tendre
Sancerre – 2014 Domaine Cherrier20/30/55

 

ROSÉ
Côtes de Provence – 2015 Mirabeau14,5/22/39

 

CANADIAN RED
Biff’s Juicy Red – 2014 Cave Spring,12/18/32
Niagara, ON
Merlot – 2015 Mission Hill ‘Reserve’,16/24/43
Okanagan Valley, BC
Cabernet Franc – 2013 Grange of17,5/26/46
Prince Edward, PEC, ON

 

BISTRO RED
Cannonau di Sardegna – 2014 Zanatta14/21/37
‘Salana’, Sardegna, IT
Malbec – 2014 Tomero, Uco Valley,17/25/45
Mendoza, AR
Cabernet Sauvignon – 2013 Louis24,5/37/65
M. Martini, Napa Valley, CA

 

FRENCH CLASSIC – RED
Ventoux – 2013 Domaine des Anges15/22/40
Bordeaux– 2010 Médoc,17/26/47
Château la Caussade
Crozes-Hermitage – 2014 Les Vins23/35/62
de Vienne
Dirty Bits

· Dirty Bits Menu ·

weekdays from 2:30pm; weekends from 5:00pm

#BiffsDirtyBits

· Each $7 ·

BOOZE
BIFF’S BOULEVARDIER (2oz)

Lot No. 40 rye, Campari, Dolin sweet vermouth

KIR ROYALE (5oz)

crème de cassis, sparkling wine

VIN DE MAISON (6oz)

blanc/rouge

GOOSE ISLAND HONKER’S ALE (14oz)
BITS
FRIED SMELTS

with fennel aïoli

PORK SPRING ROLLS

with fish sauce

FROGS’ LEGS

persillade butter, Espelette pepper

CHICKEN WING CONFIT

with Bleu Bénédictin

PIG’S EAR SALAD

parsley, pickles

OCTOPUS & CHORIZO SALAD

kale, romesco, almonds

FRITES

with rouille dip