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One More Critic Showers Stars All Over Montreal’s Expensive Robuchon Restaurant

And more props for a cozy Outremont bistro Le Devoir critic Jean-Philippe Tastet is a little late to the party for L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon: he finally grants it a review almost a full year after the famed French chef’s Montreal outlet opened. Show More Summary

Vote Now For Montreal’s Bar of the Year

Who had the best pours? Welcome to day five of the 8th annual Eater Awards, honouring the most esteemed restaurants, bars, chefs, and more in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater cities and the national...Show More Summary

Vote Now For Montreal’s Affordable Restaurant of the Year

Who kept prices low and quality high? Welcome to day four of the 8th annual Eater Awards, honouring the most esteemed restaurants, bars, chefs, and more in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater cities...Show More Summary

A Pop-Up Rooftop Christmas Bar Arrives in Old Montreal This Weekend

It’s one of two seasonal pop-ups Those who prefer their December to be crammed with as much seasonal merriment as humanely possible should listen up: Montreal gets not one, but two pop-up Christmas bars starting Friday (December 1). The...Show More Summary

More public transit will help us all breathe easier

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Fewer cars on the road can help reduce air pollution and save lives. There is no question that climate change is one of the most urgent reasons we need to reduce the use of private automobiles. But there are other urgent reasons for switching to public transit too. Show More Summary

13 of Montreal’s Most Notable Pubs

The best spots for plainspoken brews in the city Among the choices to be enjoyed for beer, easy-going pubs have enjoyed a particular place in the affections of Montrealers. Think less of dive bars and craft brew spots (check out Eater’s...Show More Summary

Montrealers Pay Tribute to Beautys Founder Hymie Sckolnick

He died on Monday Hymie Sckolnick, founder of iconic Mile End diner Beautys Luncheonette, died peacefully in his home on Monday — and tributes to the figurehead of the 75 year old eatery have rolled in. A huge range of people — fromShow More Summary

This one chart shows developers rushing to the OMB before it’s too late

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Appeals are rapidly piling up before legislation brings major changes. Appeals made to the Ontario Municipal Board have more than doubled, according to new data released by the City. The sudden rush of applications comes as developers anticipate that upcoming provincial legislation will result in a less favourable system. Show More Summary

Let’s better harness our growth to pay for Rail Deck Park (and other parks too)

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

By Jake Tobin Garrett At a Jane’s Walk last May imagining the future of Rail Deck Park, the number one question was: how are we going to pay for it? It’s not just an important question—it’s a critical one. Amidst so many priorities at...Show More Summary

No, Lawrence Isn’t Opening a Mile End Bakery — And Other News

Including the restaurant that did away with cash payments MILE END — A number of Eater readers have recently reached out to enquire about a new bakery setting up shop on the corner of Villeneuve and Parc, with particular interest in the establishment’s name: Pâtisserie Lawrence. Show More Summary

Vote For Montreal’s Chef of the Year

Which chef changed the game in 2017? Welcome to day two of the 8th annual Eater Awards, honouring the most talented restaurant and bar industry gurus in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater cities and...Show More Summary

Beautys Luncheonette Founder Dies Aged 96

A Montreal legend is gone Hymie Sckolnick, the founder of iconic Mile End diner Beautys Luncheonette, has died aged 96. The news broke on Twitter Monday afternoon from a restaurant customer, with news outlets including the Montreal Gazette...Show More Summary

Montreal’s Newest Sake Bar is Blossoming in the Village

See also: sashimi and tempura The Village is home to a new sake bar and sushi spot, as Le Blossom has opened up on de Maisonneuve, near Amherst. It’s a coproduction between a trio of established restaurateurs: Dan Pham, now a mini-magnate...Show More Summary

Iconic Plateau Bar and Music Venue to Close in Spring — And Other Shutters

Including a cozy Ahuntsic BYOB PLATEAU — St-Laurent salle de spectacle Le Divan Orange is set to close in spring 2018, according to culture site Urbania. The bar, which was run as a cooperative, has often functioned as a sort of incubator for less-established musicians and bands throughout its 13 years in business. Show More Summary

Vote For Montreal’s Restaurant of the Year

Which restaurant made this fair city run wild in 2017? Welcome to the 8th annual Eater Awards, honouring the most talented restaurant and bar industry gurus in cities across the world. Here’s how the Eater Awards work: All 24 Eater cities...Show More Summary

Critic Finds ‘Hip Asiatique’ Cuisine Done Right in Verdun

Also, which restaurant gets called out for uncomfortable seating? Montreal Gazette critic Lesley Chesterman is the third major critic to visit Verdun’s new Cambodian restaurant Les Street Monkeys, and the third to give it a stamp of approval this week. Show More Summary

19 of Montreal’s Food World Success Stories

The restaurants, cafés, and burger joints that made it big Making it in Montreal’s restaurant, bar, and café world isn’t necessarily the easiest task (take a look at the city’s never ending stream of closures) — yet for all the complaints...Show More Summary

Casino, Atelier de Joël Robuchon Closed After Water Problem

Montreal’s casino is totally closed down after a pipe rupture on Île Notre-Dame, the island housing Montreal’s main gambling house. News of the shutdown broke around 3 p.m. Early statements suggest that the casino does not appear toShow More Summary

Dispatches from the Hateful Fringe

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Charges against the publisher of Toronto's worst newspaper, Faith Goldy gets uninvited, and other dispatches from the hateful fringe. >>Toronto City Councillor wants to ban “hate-sponsored rallies” Councillor James Pasternak (Ward 10,...Show More Summary

Toronto’s transit ridership is in a league of its own

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The TTC carries the more riders than other transit systems in the region, so why isn't it prioritized? When it comes to transit planning, we can’t ignore the elephant in the room: the TTC. It’s time to pull rank, Toronto. Let’s talk about scale. Show More Summary

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