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Wayne Conrad Serbu

Wayne Conrad Serbu

Wayne Conrad Serbu shares some of his favourite recipes and memories from local restaurants in a monthly column. The former executive chef also shares recipes and memories from his more than five decades in the hospitality industry on his blog, the kitchenman

Recent Work by Wayne Conrad

It felt like home during a recent visit to one of my favourite Galt diners

It felt like home during a recent visit to one of my favourite Galt diners

M&M Bar and Grill has been offering home comfort food since 1979
A favourite from the '80s still going strong

A favourite from the '80s still going strong

Moose Winooski's is still consistently as good today as it was when it started, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Fish and chips remains a local favourite through the generations

Fish and chips remains a local favourite through the generations

Make your own with these two never-fail batter recipes, homemade tartar sauce, mushy peas and coleslaw, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Pepi's pizza, chicken and subs kept kids coming back for more

Pepi's pizza, chicken and subs kept kids coming back for more

Pepi's Pizza on Main Street in Galt is long gone, but this teen hangout is remembered by many, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Kress Hotel was known for relaxation, fine dining and dancing

Kress Hotel was known for relaxation, fine dining and dancing

Chef Wayne whips up a sirloin roast inspired by the Kress Hotel in this month's Let's Eat
Who remembers Moffat's on Main's comfort food menu?

Who remembers Moffat's on Main's comfort food menu?

A hearty steak pot pie topped with mashed potatoes brings back memories of Main Street in Galt, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Tu Lane's home style meals made it the local diner of choice

Tu Lane's home style meals made it the local diner of choice

Lots of us locals have many good memories of all the three Tu Lanes, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Ponderosa's extensive menu kept diners coming back for more

Ponderosa's extensive menu kept diners coming back for more

The iconic Hespeler Road restaurant was one of many that made the city's "golden mile" a dining destination in the '70s
Blackshop started small to become a Cambridge dining institution

Blackshop started small to become a Cambridge dining institution

Crusted tarragon garlic lamb rack was inspired by a Cerny family recipe, writes Wayne Conrad Serbu
Graystones was about delicious food, remarkable service and awesome memories

Graystones was about delicious food, remarkable service and awesome memories

Steak Diane was a signature dish at the high-end restaurant once located where the re-imagined Argyle Arms is about to open
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