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The Habs Are Opening Canada’s Largest Restaurant This Fall

It’s going to be rather corporate Not content with just being a sports team and real estate company, Montreal’s NHL team, the Canadiens (the Habs, to locals), is opening two restaurants this fall — one of which is set to be the largest in Canada, with a capacity of over 1,000. Show More Summary

How Aux Vivres Became Montreal’s Vegan Food Juggernaut

An Aux Vivres owner on activism, and selling vegan food to meat-eaters In 2017, there’s no shortage of Montreal diners — especially young ones — who are familiar with vegan food. But what was it like twenty years ago for those businesses who were setting up the first vegan restaurants in the city? “It wasn’t cool. Show More Summary

Mile End Gets Two New Japanese Restaurants in One Week

Double the ramen Mile End’s Japanese dining options just got a whole lot bigger, as two new restaurants opened within recent days — Tsukuyomi on St-Laurent, and Cocoro on Parc. Tsukuyomi is above all a ramen spot — likely a welcome addition,...Show More Summary

The Essential Montreal Restaurants for Vegetarians and Vegans

Where to go meatless in the city For all this city’s smoked meat and foie gras, there’s plenty of quality vegetable-centric cuisine to be found here, too. It’s not about the lack of meat, but rather about the greatness of the greensShow More Summary

Les 400 Coups Has a New Chef — And Other News

Including new Asian food and pizza festivals OLD MONTREAL — After a little over one year at the burners, Les 400 Coups chef Jonathan Rassi has left his post, “to take some personal time off”, according to a post on Facebook. Rassi’sShow More Summary

Café Baba Yaga Will Shower Polish Fare on St-Henri

From several people behind L’Orignal Saint-Henri is getting its first Polish restaurant in the coming weeks, as a team of four from Old Montreal restaurant L’Orignal bring Café Baba Yaga to the neighbourhood. Unlike fine dining L’Orignal,...Show More Summary

Ghost Hunters Investigated Iconic Hudson Restaurant for Paranormal Activity

Is the Willow Inn haunted? Iconic Hudson restaurant Willow Inn is soon to reopen — and it may be able to celebrate its resurrection by declaring itself officially free of paranormal entities. Over the weekend, Global Montreal reported...Show More Summary

14 Indispensable Montreal Restaurants for Ramen

Throw away those 25 cent instant noodles. For years, Montrealers felt hard-pressed to find a decent bowl of the classic Japanese soul food; now the city seems awash in broth and tangled in noodles. It’s a slippery investigation for any...Show More Summary

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth’s New Restaurant Gets Critic’s Stamp of Approval

While another hotel resto is more hit and miss The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth opened less than a month ago, bringing new restaurant Rosélys with it — this week, Le Devoir critic Jean-Philippe Tastet is first to visit. While the exquisite...Show More Summary

16 Essential Montreal Late Night Restaurants

Tables after midnight Montreal has some classic late-night food spots like La Banquise, Chez Claudette, and The Main, but a recent surge in restaurants and bars with longer hours (we’re so European!) puts more options on the table. Beyond...Show More Summary

9 Ravaging Rooftops for Drinking in Montreal

Get high Rooftop terrasses might be a rarity in Montreal compared to your average sidewalk patio, but a handful of often swankier places have made them happen — and a great rooftop terrasse can instantly take the average 5 à 7 up a notch, courtesy of a refreshing breeze and city views. Show More Summary

NDG is Getting a New Vegan-Vegetarian Restaurant

This one’s on Sherbrooke NDG’s vegetarian and vegan options are getting a boost, as health-conscious newcomer Ashley’s Health Bar is set to open later this month. It takes over a former office space on Sherbrooke West at Belgrave, and will be both a lunch and dinner spot. Show More Summary

Concert Hall Métropolis is Changing Its Marquee and People Are Mad

The building might soon feature a shiny array of Telus logos One of the city’s biggest music halls, the Métropolis is in the process of being revamped — and part of the refresh includes a new and arguably soulless name, M Telus. Obviously, the new name stems from some type of corporate partnership with phone company Telus. Show More Summary

The Essential Montreal Barbecue Restaurants

Smokin' There may be more poutine and shish taouk pushers on the average Montreal block than traditional Southern barbecue restaurants in the entire city, but a few devoted pitmasters have toughed it out and won favour with the masses. Note...Show More Summary

Little Burgundy’s Favourite Pub is Adding a Rooftop Garden

But they’re closed for a few days to do it Notre-Dame West pub Burgundy Lion is a juggernaut, having poured huge volumes of beer (and more), 18 hours a day for all but two days every year, for almost a decade. And now, it’s getting bigger. The pub closed temporarily on Monday, and will remain closed through Wednesday next week (August 16). Show More Summary

Oasis’ Liam Gallagher Jammed at a Downtown Irish Pub Over The Weekend

A supersonic visit Didn’t want to throw down $120-plus to see Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher at Osheaga weekend? It turns out that hanging around on Bishop Street would have been a much more economic way to catch a glimpse of the British...Show More Summary

The Hottest Bars and Cocktails in Montreal, August 2017

The newest and most interesting places to drink — updated monthly Welcome to the latest batch of hot bars on Eater Montreal's bar and cocktail heatmap. This map hones in on new bars, restaurants with solid beverage programs, and even older spots shaking up their menus and venues. Show More Summary

Critic: NDG Newcomer Has “Brand Spanking New Cooking Talent”

While the other critics head to Tremblant and Gatineau Chef Liam Hopkins’ new self-titled Monkland Avenue restaurant Hopkins already had one favourable review — and thanks to a Lesley Chesterman visit, it now has twice the praise. She talks him up as new talent on the city’s dining scene, with strong presentation skills to boot. Show More Summary

The Hottest Brunch Restaurants in Montreal, August 2017

The newest weekend eating options In a city that was once diner or bust, brunch is no longer a black sheep and now a very much integral part of the restaurant landscape. Eater Montreal's brunch heatmap contains the newest destinations for consuming eggs, bloody caesars, and the likes on weekends. Show More Summary

The Hottest Restaurants in Montreal, August 2017

Discover 22 hot new restaurants this month More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? While the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering classics and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment. Show More Summary

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