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This Kid-Friendly Café Is Open on the Plateau Right Now

Here’s Café Ze Yéti The Plateau is home to a brand new kid-friendly café as of Monday (February 19) — the playfully named Café Ze Yéti has arrived on Marie-Anne, to the east of St-Denis Street. According to community publication Pamplemousse,...Show More Summary

Lukewarm Supermarket Mushrooms at Old Montreal Hotel Resto Upset Critic

And the burger? “McDonald’s does a better job” You can often detect when Gazette critic Lesley Chesterman is going to put a restaurant on blast based on her review headline — positive write-ups get a glowing headline, but the bad ones...Show More Summary

Where To Dine With a Group in Montreal

Restaurants with private rooms and beyond Whatever the occasion, there are more than enough options in Montreal to dine in a large group, be it family, friends, or coworkers. And every place on this guide can accommodate large groups...Show More Summary

Downtown Café Uses Dubious Contract To Make Staff Pay For Certain Losses

The café was struck by a scam — and then things got tense A downtown cafe has drawn ire from members of its staff after introducing a new rule that could require employees to pay back their employers for damages at work if they feltShow More Summary

The Essential Cheap Eats of Burlington, Vermont

Pizza, crepes, bagel dogs, and beyond Burlington, the charming northern Vermont city perched on Lake Champlain, is home to the University of Vermont. And like any college town, it has a population of hungry young people on a budget (somewhere around 12,000 students, to be precise). Show More Summary

Plateau Café Says It Wants to Introduce Black Mirror-Style VR Service By 2049

Santropol’s dreamy terrasse and cream cheese-laden sandwiches will come with a nightmarish twist If you’re going to make a promotional video for your business, you should probably make something attention-grabbing — and that’s certainly...Show More Summary

Griffintown’s Ping Pong Bar Forced to Move After City Permit Snafu

Turns out the bar should never have been issued a permit Griffintown’s ping pong bar Playground is going to close and move locations after it was given a bar permit that the city should never have issued. Metro newspaper’s communityShow More Summary

Latin Quarter Gets a New Hyper-Canadian Bar Complete With Moose Head

Welcome Le Saint-Moose The Latin Quarter’s bar strip welcomes a rather patriotic newcomer in the form of bar Le Saint-Moose, now open near St-Denis. It takes over the former Loup Garou space, bringing a large space decked out with aShow More Summary

Businesses Keep Tumbling on the Main As 19-Year-Old Laïka Closes

And Le Divan Orange chooses its funeral date Here’s more news of long-running establishments closing their doors: Plateau coffee-brunch-and-more spot Laïka has shuttered after nearly 19 years in business on St-Laurent. Reporting theShow More Summary

11 Great Fried Chicken Slingers in Montreal

Finger lickin' good options, without the PFK The fried chicken trends that appeared elsewhere around the continent didn't get a great foothold in Montreal, but that doesn't mean there's no good spots to tuck into crispy yet juicy pieces...Show More Summary

Landlords With Gentrifier History Are Behind Le Cagibi’s Rent Hike

The café offered to take a 45 percent rent increase, but it “was absolutely not enough” Over the weekend, the Montreal Gazette sunk its teeth into the impending closure and move of Mile End coffee and vegetarian food staple Le Cagibi,...Show More Summary

Sak’s Serves Sharp and Simple Cambodian Sandwiches in St-Michel

Plan a trip to the end of the blue line Steps from Metro Saint-Michel, Sak’s Sandwicherie serves colourful ‘updated Cambodian cuisine’ at a fair price. Sak’s ultra simple menu fuses traditional flavours with healthy ingredients, featuring...Show More Summary

Parc Ex’s Flavourful New Vietnamese Nook Scores First Rave Review

And a Plateau French classic earns a showering of stars La Presse critic Marie-Claude Lortie is at petite Parc-Extension Vietnamese newcomer Denise this week — it’s the first time the new Beaumont Avenue nook has earned a critic’s write-up, and Lortie’s take on it is pretty superb. Show More Summary

10 Great Date Restaurants in Montreal

Spots to enjoy a meal out with that special someone Date night is often synonymous with dining out, and these are some of the optimal spots in town to take that special someone. From casual outings to fancier occasions, they all have...Show More Summary

Hearty BYOW La Tannerie Shuts Its Doors

And a Mile End barbecue spot closes too Hochelaga bring-your-own-wine spot La Tannerie has closed its doors for good after around two years of service. Owner of former food truck P.A. & Gargantua Paul-André Piché opened the restaurant...Show More Summary

Meet Les Lauriers, Quebec’s New ‘Oscars For The Food World’

Coming this April Quebec is getting a brand new prize to honour the province’s best chefs, sommeliers, producers and beyond — Les Lauriers is the name, and its first award ceremony is on the way this April. At present, there’s no all-encompassing...Show More Summary

Look Inside St-Henri’s Elena, Complete With Chic Modern Italian Design

The new restaurant comes from two Nora Gray owners Elena, the more casual wood-fired pizza (and more) restaurant from two Nora Gray co-owners (Emma Cardarelli and Ryan Gray) along with Marley Sniatowsky, opened up in Saint-Henri last...Show More Summary

Waffles on Sticks Are Now a Thing in Old Montreal

But how do the toppings stay on? Old Montreal has welcomed a new counter dedicated to serving waffles on sticks, complete with toppings. The name is Lapop, and it takes over the space in front of bar Boho, right next door to Californian...Show More Summary

15 Restaurants For Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Reservations

The places with spaces Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, meaning it’s not as tough to find a table as when V-Day is on a weekend, but reservations for two are obviously in hot demand. At the time of publication on February...Show More Summary

Rent Hikes Are Pushing Out Iconic Mile End Café Le Cagibi

But you can help save it Gentrification alert: iconic vegetarian café and salle de spectacles Le Cagibi is vacating its location on the corner of St-Laurent and St-Viateur, citing a substantial rent increase from its building’s new owner. In...Show More Summary

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