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Your Guide to the Dining Essentials of Quebec City

Everything from tourtiere to tacos Perhaps unsurprisingly, most of the maps on Eater Montreal focus on Montreal — but two and a half hours away, Quebec City has a robust food scene, and it’s getting better all the time — in both expected...Show More Summary

Joe Beef Opening Figure John Bil Dies Aged 49

And other restaurant intel TORONTO — Seafood savant and owner of Toronto restaurant Honest Weight John Bil died yesterday aged 49. After years bouncing around, Bil became fundamentally a Toronto restaurateur but worked closely with two key Montreal dining institutions in the 2000s. Show More Summary

Bistro Rosie: Where French Technique Gets Some Added Punch

A conversation with chef and co-owner Jérémy Daniel-Six He may not be willing to admit it, but chef and co-owner of Petite-Patrie restaurant Bistro Rosie is cooking some of Montreal’s best food, guided by skilful French techniques, and...Show More Summary

Here’s Nhâu, Old Montreal’s Sleek New Basement Bar

It’s beneath Restaurant Hà Old Montreal has a seductive new basement watering hole in the form of Nhâu Bar, which has opened up beneath Restaurant Hà on the corner of McGill and William. The city has had its share of so-called “secret”...Show More Summary

The Essential Restaurants of Montreal’s Plateau

Something for everyone Incessantly dubbed “bohemian” in travel guides (whatever that means), the Plateau is still one of Montreal’s most iconic neighbourhoods. With that moniker comes several of Montreal’s most iconic foods and restaurants. Show More Summary

Can the TTC Gain More Riders?

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Why ridership has plateaued and what can be done about it After many years of growing demand, the Toronto Transit Commission’s system hit a plateau of 535 million rides in 2014. Give or take a few million, the TTC has been stuck there ever since. Show More Summary

Au Pied de Cochon’s Sugar Shack Is Adding a Second Restaurant

The “shack next door” is coming this winter Big news from prominent Montreal chef-owner of Au Pied de Cochon Martin Picard: the restaurant’s popular sugar shack is getting a new restaurant next door, fittingly named La Cabane d’à Côté. And...Show More Summary

Parc-Ex Restaurant Accused of Barring Blind Woman’s Service Dog

A Parc-Extension restaurant is in hot water for allegedly not allowing a blind woman to bring her guide dog into the restaurant, according to CJAD News. Ottawa resident Diane Bergeron contacted the radio station, saying that staff at...Show More Summary

3 Servers Accuse Habs’ Restaurant of Racism over Firings

“What went through my head was, ‘You’re firing me because I don’t look like them, I don’t act like them’” Three servers at a downtown restaurant partly-owned by the Montreal Canadiens are accusing the venue’s management of racial discrimination,...Show More Summary

NY Pizza by the Slice Is Now Available at a Little Italy Bar

Meet Pizza Bouquet Montreal isn’t the best pizza-by-the-slice city (there’s...Pizza Pizza, and...some others), but there’s one newcomer trying to change that: Bouquet Pizza has arrived in Little Italy, bringing New York-style pies by...Show More Summary

This Upcoming Comptoir Will Do Salads Based On Your Personality

Are you an achiever or a helper? A new salad bar is coming to the Plateau very soon, and is promising to offer salads tailored to customers based on their personality types. Hillary Salad is the name (Hillary’s, if you like), and it’s...Show More Summary

Meet 9 of Montreal’s Newest Cafés

New caffeine options across five boroughs The third wave of coffee continues to crash all over Montreal, with shiny new purveyors of the brown bean juice appearing in some underrepresented areas like Ville-Émard and Rosemont. Here are nine new coffee shops to have opened up in recent months — or eight cafés and one bakery-café, to be precise.

Public Works: How 2018 Will Redefine Toronto’s Use of Public Space

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This year, Toronto could see spaces reimagined in a way that will serve as inspiration for other cities. This year will be an important one for Toronto when it comes to the use of public space. Finally, we’re getting creative when it...Show More Summary

What Toronto can learn from New York about transit

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Policy coordination is all well and good, but NYC's example shows what happens when a city loses its say on transit. The former TTC CEO, Andy Byford, just started his new job in New York City. He is now in charge of the New York City Transit Authority, which is part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Show More Summary

Antonio Park Is Working on Drake’s New Toronto Restaurant — and Other News

And La Distillerie gets into the hotel business TORONTO — Prominent Montreal chef Antonio Park has a lot of famous pals: there’s his well-documented friendship with former Habs player P.K. Subban, but also Toronto rapper Drake. And the...Show More Summary

10 Super Soups in Montreal

Slurp it up A steaming bowl of soup is the culinary equivalent to a warm hug from an old friend. It’s comforting, familiar, and uplifting -- especially come wintertime. We love a good bowl of soup year round but when the weather drops...Show More Summary

8 Notable Quotes From This Week’s Joe Beef-New York Times Interview

Co-owner Dave McMillan was onstage with the Times’ food editor On Tuesday night, New York Times dining editor Sam Sifton took the stage at Little Burgundy’s Corona Theatre with Joe Beef owner Dave McMillan. Over the hour-long on-stage...Show More Summary

Healthy Delivery Service Freshmint Makes a Move on Mile End

Bringing sensible healthy eats to the north Four-year-old healthy delivery meal service Freshmint is making its first ever expansion, adding a Mile End location in addition to its original Old Montreal headquarters. The service was founded...Show More Summary

The King Street Pilot: Sorting Fact from Fiction

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The King Street Transit Pilot has been underway for two months. To some, it is a roaring success, while to others, better transit service marks the end of civilization. When this scheme was working its way to Council in 2017, rumours...Show More Summary

With Toronto’s low vacancy rate, we need more rental housing built now

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

There are proposals for new buildings, but the NIMBY crowd doesn't want them in their neighbourhoods. It might feel to those looking for a new apartment in Toronto that there just aren’t that many available. And there aren’t. According...Show More Summary

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