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Au Pied de Cochon’s Sugar Shack Is Adding a Second Restaurant

The “shack next door” is coming this winter Big news from prominent Montreal chef-owner of Au Pied de Cochon Martin Picard: the restaurant’s popular sugar shack is getting a new restaurant next door, fittingly named La Cabane d’à Côté. And...Show More Summary

Parc-Ex Restaurant Accused of Barring Blind Woman’s Service Dog

A Parc-Extension restaurant is in hot water for allegedly not allowing a blind woman to bring her guide dog into the restaurant, according to CJAD News. Ottawa resident Diane Bergeron contacted the radio station, saying that staff at...Show More Summary

3 Servers Accuse Habs’ Restaurant of Racism over Firings

“What went through my head was, ‘You’re firing me because I don’t look like them, I don’t act like them’” Three servers at a downtown restaurant partly-owned by the Montreal Canadiens are accusing the venue’s management of racial discrimination,...Show More Summary

NY Pizza by the Slice Is Now Available at a Little Italy Bar

Meet Pizza Bouquet Montreal isn’t the best pizza-by-the-slice city (there’s...Pizza Pizza, and...some others), but there’s one newcomer trying to change that: Bouquet Pizza has arrived in Little Italy, bringing New York-style pies by...Show More Summary

This Upcoming Comptoir Will Do Salads Based On Your Personality

Are you an achiever or a helper? A new salad bar is coming to the Plateau very soon, and is promising to offer salads tailored to customers based on their personality types. Hillary Salad is the name (Hillary’s, if you like), and it’s...Show More Summary

Meet 9 of Montreal’s Newest Cafés

New caffeine options across five boroughs The third wave of coffee continues to crash all over Montreal, with shiny new purveyors of the brown bean juice appearing in some underrepresented areas like Ville-Émard and Rosemont. Here are nine new coffee shops to have opened up in recent months — or eight cafés and one bakery-café, to be precise.

Antonio Park Is Working on Drake’s New Toronto Restaurant — and Other News

And La Distillerie gets into the hotel business TORONTO — Prominent Montreal chef Antonio Park has a lot of famous pals: there’s his well-documented friendship with former Habs player P.K. Subban, but also Toronto rapper Drake. And the...Show More Summary

10 Super Soups in Montreal

Slurp it up A steaming bowl of soup is the culinary equivalent to a warm hug from an old friend. It’s comforting, familiar, and uplifting -- especially come wintertime. We love a good bowl of soup year round but when the weather drops...Show More Summary

8 Notable Quotes From This Week’s Joe Beef-New York Times Interview

Co-owner Dave McMillan was onstage with the Times’ food editor On Tuesday night, New York Times dining editor Sam Sifton took the stage at Little Burgundy’s Corona Theatre with Joe Beef owner Dave McMillan. Over the hour-long on-stage...Show More Summary

Healthy Delivery Service Freshmint Makes a Move on Mile End

Bringing sensible healthy eats to the north Four-year-old healthy delivery meal service Freshmint is making its first ever expansion, adding a Mile End location in addition to its original Old Montreal headquarters. The service was founded...Show More Summary

Lego Wants Nothing To Do With The Upcoming Lego Pop-Up Bar

Kids’ toys + alcohol = sad face Last week the news surfaced that a pop-up bar made of over a million Lego bricks would be coming to Montreal and other cities (including New York, LA, and London) — but now it turns out that the Lego company...Show More Summary

25 Magnificently Meaty Montreal Steakhouses

Top of the chops Long looked to for luxuriant nights out on the town, steakhouses have been a popular breed of restaurant, encapsulating the smell of charcoal, bones piling up, knives scraping on plates, fully-stocked wine cellars, and...Show More Summary

2018’s Spiciest Restaurant and Bar Dramas From Montreal

From the ridiculous to the sublime Montreal has somewhat of a reputation for having the most dramatic restaurant and bar scene out of the 24 cities Eater covers. In honour of that “achievement”, we’ll aggregate every nugget of restaurant...Show More Summary

Griffintown Bar Could Be Shut Down Because of Wrongly-Issued City Permit

Apparently the location should never have received a bar license Griffintown ping pong bar Playground could be in trouble after discovering that the city mistakenly issued the venue a permit to sell liquor at its Notre-Dame West location. The...Show More Summary

Mile End Spanish Favourite Sala Rosa is Cutting Back Its Food — and Other Closures

And a Québécois favourite closes after almost a decade MILE END — Sad news from a staple restaurant on the Main: Spanish restaurant Sala Rosa is switching management and cutting back to being a bar with a much more limited focus on food. Show More Summary

Lesley Chesterman Ponders When to Boycott Abusive Chefs’ Restaurants

Plus, a great review for a new curry house This is “Week in Reviews”, and while Gazette critic Lesley Chesterman hasn’t penned a review for 2018 yet, she does have a thoughtful piece about whether chefs and restaurateurs accused of abuse...Show More Summary

This Exciting Home-Style East Asian Spot is Coming to Mile Ex Soon

Meet Jiep Jiep A promising new pan-East-Asian restaurant is on its way to Jean-Talon West from a caterer and cook with skills spanning Chinese, Korean, and Japanese cuisines. It’s called Jiep Jiep, and Shammy Chan is the woman behind...Show More Summary

Oh-So-Comforting Plateau Resto Landry & Filles is Closed Permanently

No more stuffing fritters One of the early victims of 2018 is food truck turned restaurant Landry & Filles, which announced its closure on social media this week. Unfortunately, there’s no warning on this one — the Facebook and Instagram...Show More Summary

Pop-Up Bar Made of Over a Million Lego Pieces Is Coming to Montreal This Year

Just what we needed? Got Peter Pan syndrome, or just childhood nostalgia so intense that a few hours of binge-watched cartoons won’t fix it? Then here’s something for you: a pop-up bar made of over one million Lego bricks, which is slated...Show More Summary

10 Places That Do Justice to Montreal Bagels

Restaurants and cafés serving up bagels and lox, breakfast sandwiches, and more Up there with smoked meat as an iconic Montreal food is the bagel. Thinner and crustier than its New York counterpart, it’s a satisfying, doughy treat when served fresh from the wood-burning ovens of the local bagelries, the two stalwarts being Fairmount and St. Show More Summary

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