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Yes, Quebec Did Fine Smokers on Terrasses This Summer

Both individuals and venues were ticketed It’s been almost five months since the Quebec government’s expanded smoking ban kicked in, and numbers are now in detailing how many bars and restaurants copped fines as a punishment for smokers...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Sweet, Sweet Pie in Montreal

Sugar, fruit, pastry, satisfaction You might not have thought that the concept of pie would be fraught with language politics, but this is Montreal, so you shouldn't be surprised. Dessert pie is kind of (although not totally) an anglo...Show More Summary

Automne Showers Bread, Viennoiseries on Petite Patrie Today

The bread isn’t the only hot thing about this new opening The anticipated new neighbourhood bakery from chef-baker duo Seth Gabrielse and Julien Roy threw its doors open on the corner of Beaubien and Christoph-Colomb this morning. There’s...Show More Summary

Eater’s Sweets Week Starts Right Now

Get some sugar As of this very instant, it’s Sweets Week, both on Eater Montreal and all over the rest of the Eater network, and in the words of Mariah Carey, “it’s just a sweet, sweet fantasy, baby.” Running right through to this Friday, we’ll be highlighting some of the city’s top spots to indulge in all forms of sugar-based foodstuffs. Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Montreal's Best 5 à 7 Bars

Good atmospheres; good booze; good prices Other places do happy hour but la belle province has the venerable 5 à 7: the social confabs that take place between work and dinner at boîtes all over the city. The city's microbreweries and...Show More Summary

Reviewer Skeptical of W Hotel’s Arty-Resto Project

And Tastet spends time with the commoners La Presse reviewer Marie-Claude Lortie popped into the W Hotel restaurant Ê.A.T. (Être Avec Toi), apparently with one eyebrow cocked. Quoting the restaurant’s manifesto from the website at length,...Show More Summary

Sherbrooke Salmon Tartare Allergy Victim Finally Speaks

He says he’s had nightmares and panic attacks since accidentally being served salmon The Quebec restaurant controversy of the summer just keeps on going, as the customer with a seafood allergy who was served salmon tartare in a Sherbrooke...Show More Summary

The Essential Guide to Eating in NDG

More like Notre-Dame-de-Bouffe Food-wise, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) is something of an underdog. There’s not much of a common thread between its restaurants, compared to somewhere like the Plateau, populated with its characteristic mix...Show More Summary

Fletchers Pop-Up Mashes Up Jewish and Québécois Cuisines

Featuring a challah pouding chômeur Fletchers, the café open in the Museum of Jewish Montreal has been serving innovative and modern Jewish dishes for only a few months now, all the while proving that museum food doesn’t need to consist of flashy yet conceptually vacant paninis. Show More Summary

Where to Watch the US Presidential Debate in Montreal

Trump vs. Clinton vs. your sobriety The final debate for the upcoming American presidential election is taking place Wednesday, October 19 at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, it runs from 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Don't Forget to Tip Your Eater

Send those tips! Thank you, readers, for all that you do to keep Eater up-to-date. It's because of your little nuggets of wisdom and insight, that this website stays on top of the news. In the wake of so many summer openings, and with many more to come this fall and winter, this is your reminder to keep up the good work. Show More Summary

Dan Geltner Jumps Into Health Food at Le Kitchen

Less steak, more salad The man voted Montreal’s best chef for multiple years is exchanging butter for tofu. Dan Geltner (L’Orignal, SuWu) is now involved with Griffintown healthy eating and prêt à manger operation Le Kitchen. Le Kitchen...Show More Summary

Bad Service Continues at Enfants Terribles

And Jean-Philippe Tastet finds rave-worthy French cuisine. Another week, another terrible review for Les Enfants Terribles Place Ville Marie. Marie-Claude Lortie’s review gives a bizarre sense of déjà vu, detailing a very similar experience to Lesley Chesterman last week. Show More Summary

14 Guaranteed To Please First Date Spots in Montreal

Not too casual, not too fancy There’s no shortage of restaurants, bars and cafes in Montreal that make for excellent romantic outings, but it’s never a good idea to use a one-size-fits-all approach to choosing a date spot. A five-course degustation at Hvor is a great anniversary idea, and would probably work well on date number ten. Show More Summary

New Café Opens in Old Moe’s Diner, and Other Intel

Also: the Hooters news you’ve been aching for SHAUGHNESSY VILLAGE — A new café is open in the space that was home to Moe’s Casse-Croute du Coin until last December. The independently Shaughnessy Café opened a few days ago and is oneShow More Summary

The Top Lunch Options in Downtown Montreal

No more food court slop There's no shortage of places to eat if you work downtown in Montreal, but wandering through the underground city with Tim Hortons and Thai Expresses at every turn, it can feel like there's a major shortage of...Show More Summary

Dalla Rose May Ditch Ice Cream and Try Noodles This Winter

From Dalla Rose to Dalla Ramen Saint-Henri ice cream darlings Dalla Rose appear to have realized that ice cream is not a year-round menu item in icy Montreal, and they could be changing things up soon. The rumour mill has been grinding...Show More Summary

Café Oui Mais Non Expands with Circus-Themed Village Spinoff

Phallic puns abound The four-person team behind Villeray's homey two-year-old cafe Oui Mais Non are expanding into the heart of the Village's pedestrian street today with the official opening of La Graine Brûlée. The cafe looks to be as colourful as the thousands of pink balls hanging over the street outside. Show More Summary

Critics Review Moleskine, Larry's, Taverne F

And La Presse asks: "Is Milos too expensive?" With construction season looming, there are fewer new restaurants opening up as Montrealers flee for summer vacations. Thus, the critics took the opportunity to check in on some not-quite-new...Show More Summary

Majestique's New Sister Bar Heads to Former Les Bobards

That, plus a new kitchen for Bar Waverly and Prohibition's new salad resto PLATEAU - Expansions are already in the works for Majestique, the upscale oyster and wine hotspot with a Lesley Chesterman-approved hot dog. Owner Richard Holder...Show More Summary

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