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Dirty Dishes: 2017’s Most Disappointing Meals in Montreal

Too much hype, too little flavour As is tradition at Eater, we close the year with a survey of food critics, writers, bloggers, and people about town. This year we posed eight questions, from meal of the year, to top restaurant newcomers. Show More Summary

9 Restaurants and Bars in Montreal With Winter ‘Terrasses’

Helping you pretend it’s not -20 degrees Come summertime, Montreal is a city of terrasses. Though what some may not realize is that the city’s all-season terrasse scene has been on the rise. This year alone, pub Burgundy Lion’s added...Show More Summary

Antonio Park’s Lavanderia Has Reopened a Year After Burning

CHRISTMAS HAS DELIVERED Here’s a slightly late Christmas gift to enjoy: much-loved Montreal chef Antonio Park reopened his Westmount Argentine restaurant Lavanderia more than a year after it closed down unexpectedly. A four-alarm fire broke out in the restaurant in November 2016, also damaging neighbouring restaurant Park, and other businesses. Show More Summary

Experts Name Their Favourite Restaurant Newcomers in 2017

Who came out of the gate running? As is tradition at Eater, we close the year with a survey of food critics, writers, bloggers, and people about town. This year we posed eight questions, from meal of the year, to top restaurant newcomers. Show More Summary

Food Writers Name the Top Montreal Restaurant Standbys of 2017

The go-to restaurants for when you’re not sure where to go As is tradition at Eater, we close the year with a survey of food critics, writers, bloggers, and people about town. This year we posed eight questions, from meal of the year, to top restaurant newcomers. Show More Summary

Les Enfants Terribles Slapped With $358,000 Lawsuit Over Tipping

It’s a dispute over tip-sharing La Presse is reporting that Québécois bistro Les Enfants Terribles is being pursued in civil court over alleged problems with the way it paid tips and wages to workers at its Place Ville-Marie restaurant...Show More Summary

Critics Started Dropping Their Best of 2017 This Week

And a warm write-up for Cité-du-Multimédia’s newest day and night spot It’s December 22, a perfectly acceptable time for media outlets to start diving into their “looking back on 2017” content, and two newspapers are doing just that this week. Show More Summary

Worker Accuses East End Vegan Restaurant of Creating a ‘Climate of Fear’ at Work

A dishwasher who spoke out was fired by text message A Hochelaga vegan restaurant is under fire for creating “a climate of fear and intimidation” in the workplace, and for the decision to fire a dishwasher by text message immediately...Show More Summary

Poke Restaurant Owners Upset With Instagrammer Allegedly Fishing For Free Food

‘Influencer’ versus restaurant An odd encounter with a social media “influencer” has left a bad taste on the mouths of the owners of Little Italy poke spot Ok Poke. Co-owners Beaver Sheppard and Marina Corsillo tell Eater that they were...Show More Summary

8 Quality Quebec City Brunch Spots

Weekend dining in the Capitale-Nationale Like an unstoppable force of nature, brunch has swept across North America as a requirement for any reputable dining scene, and this provincial capital is no exception. Here are eight spots offering the weekend meal that are worth the time. Looking for all-round Quebec City dining tips? Try our map of the city’s essential restaurants.

Le Club Chasse et Pêche Team Open a Low-Key Mile End Tavern Today

A Christmas miracle Here’s a seasonal surprise for Montreal’s bar scene: the folks behind Old Montreal favourite Le Club Chasse et Pêche are opening up a Mile End tavern today (December 20) alongside a prominent Quebec author. It’s called La Taverne du Pélican and takes the place of the former L’Autre Bar on Laurier Avenue, just near Parc. Show More Summary

21 Great Grocery Stores With Take-Out Food

Go for groceries, stay for lunch A city’s small grocery stores, niche markets and trendy food halls tell as much about a city’s food scene and traditions as its restaurants. They reflect a neighborhood’s cultural history, stocked with hard-to-find imports or house-made goods, and highlight local producers of gourmet cheeses, sausages, and sweets. Show More Summary

Beer-Drinking Habs Fans Don't Really Care For Molson — and Other News

A new survey suggest fans are not enjoying their team's official beer THE WORLD OF HOCKEY — Here’s some holiday-season corporate schadenfreude to enjoy: it’s well known that beer giant Geoff Molson and his family own the Montreal Canadiens, and they’re the same family that founded Montreal’s Molson Brewery. Show More Summary

France-Trained Patissier is Setting Up a Plateau Vegan Bakery

Meet Patisserie Dugout Watch out for promising pastry on the Plateau, as a new nook offering all-vegan doughnuts, tarts, and more is set to open on Duluth this winter. Patisserie Dugout comes from pastry chef Marie-Charlotte Dugout,Show More Summary

180 Versions of Tartare Will Be Offered at a Forthcoming Downtown Resto

Also, mini-burgers galore Get ready for raw meat: a restaurant from L’Assomption (north east of Montreal) is coming to Montreal, and bringing with it a menu that touts some 180 different combinations of tartare, with meats includingShow More Summary

Montreal’s Most Anticipated Restaurants and More, Winter 2018

The restaurants, bars, and cafés that will heat things up this winter Fall is always a hot season for restaurant openings, and this year was no different, from the revamped Les Deux Singes, to a grand food hall from the Fairmont and a hot Thai counter in Épicerie Pumpui. Show More Summary

Critic: Old Montreal’s New Canadian Brasserie Needs Tweaking

While Place des Arts’ new gem is still solid Le Journal de Montréal’s critic Thierry Daraize is at Rockwood in Old Montreal this week, the “Canadian brasserie” that opened this summer from Thomas Vernick (Café Tommy). It fares better...Show More Summary

Inside Tiradito, the Japanese-Peruvian Spot Shaking Up Downtown

From style to service, the restaurant adds something fresh to the scene Tiradito might just be the most refreshing restaurant to arrive on Montreal’s scene in recent years. That is, if you can call it a restaurant: speak to co-owners...Show More Summary

Marriott Eliminates Jobs in W Hotel Restaurant and Bar Takeover

A number of staff are out of jobs in time for the holiday season The Marriott hotel chain is eliminating a number of jobs at Montreal’s W Hotel, as it takes over food and beverage service at the Square Victoria establishment and eliminates...Show More Summary

Where to Eat on New Year's Eve in Montreal

Dine, drink, and dance 2017 away So we come full turn: whether it’s to celebrate a great year or plying oneself with enough alcohol to forget, Montreal’s restaurants and bars offer ample options for a memorable night. New Year’s EveShow More Summary

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