Category Archives: Montreal

Europea

Europea was established in  2002 serving up dishes that is a far cry to the dishes that he is producing today, which makes Chef Jérôme Ferrer one of the top chefs in Montreal.   The new premises spans over three stories, offering … Continue reading

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Best Croissants in Montreal

Quebec is perhaps the best and closest place to France outside of Franch to experience French cuisine and one good thing about Quebec is that people speak both French and English.  Knowing the French produces some good quality melt in … Continue reading

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La Banquise

We were seeking somewhere decent to eat the Canadian national dish the Poutine in Montreal and asked the concierge where the best place to go to. He told us to head to La Banquise. There was a bit of a … Continue reading

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Schwartz

We have previously visited Schwartz the first time we were here but that was a few years ago.  Schwartz is famous for it’s smoked meat that is founded in 1928 what we call ‘corned beef’ in New Zealand.  Schwartz is not the … Continue reading

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Au Pied De Cuchon

Au Pied De Cuchon which translate to Pigs Foot seems to specialise in foie gras – one of my favourites due to its umami qualities as there were a lot of dishes on the menu which included foie gras

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Le Cartet

Where came here upon recommendation by our hotel concierge that was worth while visiting and close to our hotel, nestled within the Old Montreal.  The exterior is very unassuming where you can walk past and miss it.

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St-Viateur Bagel

Established in 1957 by Myer Lewkowicz who immigrated to Canada from Krakow, Poland from a Jewish Family.  .. Montreal bagels are smaller, sweeter and more dense than their cousins the ‘New York’ bagels.     Sweeter in terms of being boiled … Continue reading

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Fairmont Bagels

In 1919, Isadore Shlafman arrived in Canada and opened the first bagel bakery in Montreal. It was called the Montreal Bagel Bakery.  Located at the back of a lane, just off of Saint-Lawrence Boulevard, which was then known as “The … Continue reading

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Maison Christian Faure

Maison Christian Faure brought to you by Christian Faure Meilleurs Ouvriers de France.  I had read about this place in a magazine that was sitting in our room.  I thought we should give this place a visit when we made a … Continue reading

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Pikolo

Having seen Pikolo on our first night in Montreal on our way to Alto to pick up a late night snack, I thought this would be a nice cafe to stop by another day for a coffee.  And we did … Continue reading

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