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South Shore Gets A Swanky Victorian Pub in Madame Bovary

Mall vibes be gone South Shore-ites have a shiny new venue that may give a little incentive to not cross over to the island for a night out — Madame Bovary has just opened up in Boucherville, in the former Rack ‘N’ Roll space. The location...Show More Summary

Critic Laments BYOB Restaurant Prince’s Plump Price Tag

And Lesley Chesterman has lunch tips to share — Courtesy of Le Journal de Montréal critic Thierry Daraize, Plateau BYOB Prince — from bring-your-own-wine big gun Georges Blais — has earned its third positive write-up. Well, kind of —...Show More Summary

Say Farewell to Doughnut Champs Chez Boris This Weekend — And Other Closures

And Peter Sergakis gets his way as a big gay club goes under on permit technicalities MILE END — Russian doughnut slinger extraordinaire Chez Boris’ final day of business is this Sunday, April 23. As Eater reported back in February,Show More Summary

UberEats Has Started Delivering in Montreal

More of the “gig economy” on the food delivery scene As of this week, Montreal is the latest pin on the map for ride hailing service Uber’s food delivery offshoot, UberEats. The service is now in some 68 cities globally, and severalShow More Summary

Joe Beef’s David McMillan Says Toronto is “the Great Canadian Food City”

But the column he wrote about it isn’t that controversial Joe Beef, Vin Papillon, and Liverpool House co-owner and general culinary personality David McMillan has penned a somewhat surprising column with the twin declarations that “Toronto...Show More Summary

Cast Your Eyes on License IV, Griffintown’s Newest French Bistro

Expect French classicism to the max Montreal’s French food scene gets a boost today as a new bistro, License IV (that’s “License Quatre”) opens on Notre-Dame in Griffintown — and there’s serious emphasis on the “French” part of thatShow More Summary

Verdun is Getting a Dog Café This Week

Food and fur in one place Everybody knows about cat cafés — coffee shops with an array of roaming felines, who play, stalk or sleep while customers eat and drink. Montreal already has three of them, in weirdly close proximity — Le Café des Chats, Café Chat L’Heureux, and the all-vegan Café Venosa. Show More Summary

Look Inside Snowbird, Montreal’s New All-Out Tiki Spot

Featuring parts of a decades-dead tiki establishment Contrary to some opinions out there, tiki bars aren’t from Hawaii — or any other tropical Pacific island. They actually first popped up in California, and then spread across the contiguous...Show More Summary

Where to Find Food Trucks in Montreal: 2017 Edition

Cuisine de rue, here for you The City of Montreal hasn't exactly taken a laissez-faire approach to allowing food trucks on its streets: trucks with permits are only allowed to park in very specific public locations. Plus, regardlessShow More Summary

Bar George Preps For May Opening in New Mount Stephen Hotel

From Toronto’s Oliver & Bonacini group After years of planning, discussions, construction, the Club Mount Stephen is ready to assume a new form downtown. The heritage building used to be a private club, with wealthy elite comprisingShow More Summary

12 Less-Obvious Spots For Watching Playoff Hockey

For when you want bouffe, beer, and a backdrop a step above the average sports bar It’s that time again, folks — the Habs are well into the playoffs, and bleu, blanc et rouge fever has completely taken over Montreal. Even the buses cheer...Show More Summary

Critic: Montreal’s Top Thai Might Be NDG’s Pick

And there’s chewy yet flavourful steak in Quebec City — This week in reviews, Montreal Gazette critic Lesley Chesterman is amoureuse de somewhat low-key NDG Thai restaurant Pick — a glowing review seems to draw parallels between this neighbourhood favourite and famed Las Vegas Thai restaurant Lotus of Siam. Show More Summary

Hey Parents: NDG’s Kid-Friendly Café is Open

Good coffee on Sherbrooke West If you’re in Montreal with kids over Easter weekend, you’ve got one more entertainment option available as of 10 a.m. on Good Friday — kid-friendly café Biscuits & Confetti is open on Sherbrooke StreetShow More Summary

Le Club Chasse et Pêche Has a Mile End Restaurant in Store — And Other News

Including an expansion from Escondite Get your agenda out — here’s a round-up of some forthcoming restaurants and other miscellaneous food news in the Montreal area. MILE END — The Club Chasse et Pêche team appear to have a forthcoming Mile End restaurant, located on Saint-Laurent right next to Boucherie Lawrence (near Fairmount). Show More Summary

An Eater's Guide to Montreal

Unofficial, highly opinionated information about the Belle Province’s largest city As the only large French-speaking metropolis in North America, Montreal is a cultural junction — and its dizzying array of food, from poutine to fine French cuisine, reflects that. Show More Summary

McGill Students Get Their 24-Hour Café Back on Milton and Parc

It’s definitely not a Second Cup anymore Back in winter, the Second Cup on Milton and Parc in the lower Plateau abruptly shut up shop — not a big deal for many, but for the McGill University students who used it as an extension of the...Show More Summary

The Essential Montreal Caribbean Restaurants

Take a trip to the islands Doubles, pepperpot, griot, tassot, jerk, bokit. Montreal enjoys a privileged banquet of foods from the Caribbean diaspora. The fact that you can wash a roti down with a mauby or sorrel today correlates, in no small part, to changes Canada made to discriminatory immigration laws half a century ago. Show More Summary

Say Hello to Chinatown’s Lovely New Crepe And Waffle Stand

Sweet ‘n’ savoury street eats Chinatown just got a host of new handheld eats in the form of La Cabane de Danny (or Danny Hut) — a new stand on the corner of Clark and Gauchetière. Eater tipster Bruno spotted Danny tucked between Dragon...Show More Summary

Westmount Classic Tavern on the Square Gets A Makeover

New York vibes, and a new seasonal menu 15-year-old Westmount staple Tavern on the Square is back after a three-week hiatus — and it’s looking more elegant than ever, courtesy of a full facelift. Jon Cercone (who co-owns with Stephen Leslie and Don Lovell) calls it a full tear-down and rebuilding. Show More Summary

Snowbird Tiki Bar is Finally Here With All The Bamboo And Kitsch

Mai Tais on the Main It’s been quite a few months in the works, and Snowbird Tiki Bar has finally arrived in the former Cafe International on St-Laurent in Little Italy. The bar (soft) opened over the weekend, with a selection of tropical...Show More Summary

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