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Montreal's Essentially Québécois Restaurants

Food from the heart of La Belle Province Montreal’s food scene is certainly unique. Like other big cities, there are plenty of ethnic influences to be sure, but there's also an undeniable French Canadian flavour (no pun intended) within...Show More Summary

Aux Vivres May Be Making A Move On Westmount, And Other Intel

Including beefed up hours for Arthurs, and a Crudessence chef shuffle WESTMOUNT — News for vegans and the plant-oriented alike keeps on piling up these days: at an event over the weekend, owner of Plateau vegan hub Aux Vivres Michael Makhan reportedly dropped the news that a Westmount edition of the restaurant is in the works for summer. Show More Summary

Plateau Vietnamese Resto Hà Sets Its Sights On Old Montreal

Moving on without M. Hà Two and a half years after taking over the old Souvenirs d’Indochine on Mont-Royal Avenue, Restaurant Hà is expanding — a second location will be opening in the former L’Appartement on the corner of McGill and...Show More Summary

Tiny Plateau Snack Bar Noren Packs Big Flavour — Critic

And the SAT’s Foodlab is still going strong — La Presse critic Ariane Krol is keeping it casual this week as she visits tiny Plateau Japanese snack-bar (and Eater Award winner) Noren, which opened last June with a focus on two dishes — takoyaki (octopus balls) and the pancake-esque okonomiyaki. Show More Summary

The Rachel Rachel Reboot is Taking Shape in the Plateau

A mini Jatoba Those who read Eater’s preview of soon-to-open restaurants cover to cover would note that Plateau spot Rachel Rachel is set to reopen in the near future — this time, in restaurant format. In its old format. the Rachel Street...Show More Summary

Restaurant Wunderkind PJ Goupil on Kampai Garden and Taking Risks

The young entrepreneur’s name is tied to a host of popular bars and eateries around town 10,000 square feet is a whole lot of restaurant to fill up with customers — that’s how big Shaughnessy Village newcomer Kampai Garden is. And PJ...Show More Summary

12 Wonderful West Island Restaurants

The best of the west "The West Island? More like 'Waste Island'", snicker some inner-city folk at the prospect of heading out to Montreal's western suburbs. But it's not a meritless suburban wasteland out there beyond the metro line's reach: most municipalities have at least one standout eatery, if not several. Show More Summary

Where to Drink Wine in Montreal

The guide that will have you seeing red — and white, and rosé, and orange Quebec may not be a big wine producer, but that doesn't stop Montreal being a wine-loving city. There's also one big incentive to go out for a glass (or bottle)...Show More Summary

Organic Wonderland Fruiterie Mile End Opens Up A New Café, Délicieux

A plant-lovin’ operation Fruiterie Mile End is a Parc Avenue staple, known to many in the area for its towering arrangements of produce, dizzying tea selection, and copious array of organic products, all sold in an unfailingly clearShow More Summary

Police Are Looking For The Chez Cora Kidnapper

It also turns out 911 didn’'t do a great job responding to the kidnapping Quebec’s provincial police, the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) have released details of a man they suspect in the kidnapping of the president of Quebec-based breakfastShow More Summary

Hey Bros: That Hooters is Now Open Downtown on Crescent

America’s biggest breastaurant arrives on the island Hey dudes, do you need a new hang spot to knock back some brewskis and brewchachos while surrounded by scantily-clad servers? You are in luck, as after a nine-month wait, MontrealShow More Summary

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Gets Another Glowing Review

But it’s definitely not Lesley Chesterman’s opinion The Montreal Gazette is now the third out of four local publications to issue a verdict on the culinary value of L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon — the Montreal Casino outlet of the celebrated...Show More Summary

Salad Be Gone: Gusta Brings Vegan Comfort Food To Jean-Talon Market

The vegan sausage maker gets its own restaurant Gird your loins, Montreal vegans: a promising new vegan option has landed in Petite-Patrie for your dining out needs. Gusta Foods has been producing all-vegan sausages and cheese since founder Sylvain Karpinski raised enough funds via Indie Go Go to get it up and running in 2016. Show More Summary

The Joël Robuchon Drama Made It All The Way to The New York Times

On the same day another two big articles slam the restaurant The fuss and criticism around Montreal’s new Joël Robuchon restaurant has made it out of Quebec, with three big articles in four days about the blockbuster project in the Casino...Show More Summary

That St-Henri Sugar Shack Starts Slinging Syrup (And More) This Weekend

Get in while it lasts It’s almost certainly the easiest sugar shack to get to if you live in Montreal, and it opens this weekend on Notre-Dame West, in Saint-Henri. Cabane Urbaine. As Eater previously reported, it comes from Terra Perma,...Show More Summary

Indian Snack Bar Le Super Qualité is Indeed Quality, Writes Critic

And more love for vegan eats at LOV — Dosas and thali plates at Petite-Patrie Indian snack bar Le Super Qualité (open since last summer) continue to quietly rack up stamps of approval — first from Le Devoir, and now from La Presse critic Marie-Claude Lortie. Show More Summary

9 Ways to Conquer Winter With Hot Cocktails in Montreal

Warm up to these drinks. What's better than a record-setting blizzard in the dying days of winter? A hot toddy, for one, or some other quite literally "hot" take on an alcoholic beverage. Despite the unpleasantness of a late season storm, we're almost out of the woods. Show More Summary

Darling is Here For You With Beer, Cider, and Coffee

Now open in the Plateau The mid-Plateau has a homey new day and night spot right at the heart of the Main — Darling is its name, and it comes from Richard Holder, the man partially behind other popular spots in the borough, including...Show More Summary

A Sergakis Bar Has Been Forced Shut For A Litany of Liquor Law Issues

Including insects hanging out in liquor bottles Village bar Sky Pub has been forced closed for three weeks by Quebec’s liquor authority, the Régie des alcools, des courses, et des jeux, according to Le Journal de Montréal. The problems were logged by police back in 2013 but it’s taken until now for a final Régie decision. Show More Summary

Lockhart is Coming and It’s Definitely Not a Harry Potter Themed Bar

Fans of the series Siriusly shouldn't expect too much of a magical vibe The internet has been aflutter with the news that Toronto bar The Lockhart will be opening a location on St-Denis Street in the Plateau, simply named Lockhart. DailyHive first picked up the news, which dropped via the bar’s Instagram. Something wicked this way comes.... Show More Summary

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