10846 82 Ave.
- Category: Clients, friends
- Price range: Mid to high
- Rating:?4 out of 5
“Where do you want to eat?” is a question with far too many answers along Whyte Avenue. I could see a dozen options from Ousia’s front door, but the tiny newcomer has style.
Since it remains lunchless, I hit Ousia’s purple interior for a Saturday brunch. We were surveying menus within minutes as the bubbly server grabbed my Clamato juice ($3.50).
I picked the lamb chorizo hash ($14), since I firmly believe that brunch is merely a later opportunity to enjoy eggs and sausage.
The rich, pulled lamb and mild chorizo were delightful but I remained unconvinced about the spicy cream sauce on the patatas bravas.
My bride’s Ousia Benedict ($14) was riveting, however, with prosciutto and avocado lurking under Spanish hollandaise.
A bowl of fresh fruit was a nice touch.
Next time, I’ll sample a mimosa or Sangria from the little Mediterranean restaurant. After all, excellent service, delicious fare and a comfortable interior made my return a given.