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  1. March 06, 2020

    As I sat down for lunch today, I looked at this simple plate of food I prepared: fresh vegetables, chicken and a toast of ricotta with honey…

  2. October 19, 2019

    I felt the need to write on this quiet Sunday morning in Marrakech. I have been staying in Morocco for three weeks already with one more…

  3. July 28, 2019

    It’s probably on every Canadian’s bucket list to make it to some part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks one day. When I found a roundtrip…

  4. June 25, 2019

    Oh hello! It’s been a while… I turned 34 on Saturday and had the chance to celebrate my birthday with a few close friends at a nice summer…

  5. January 22, 2019

    Last year, I was 8 days away from jumping on a plane that would take me away to Bali. It’s become a tradition (& amazing perk) in my life to…

  6. January 02, 2019

    What a year 2018 has been.. It feels like the past twelve months have been challenging everything that I know and have established in my…

  7. November 23, 2018

    I’ve been running my own web development & consulting company for more than five years already. When I’m not slow traveling around the world…

  8. November 20, 2018

    It’s time for my forth digital nomad guide! If you missed the previous one, click here to read about Vancouver. bali, indonesia Period…

  9. November 12, 2018

    This past year has been dedicated to completing a bunch of different tests on my hearing, sight and overall health. Since I aim to use every…

  10. November 03, 2018

    I was in NYC just a few weeks ago with a friend. We decided to visit for a long weekend and the fall weather just made it even sweeter. We…

  11. October 16, 2018

    Lately, the cold weather has been making me dream of next year’ summer season! I can enjoy the romance of autumn but winter just brings me…

  12. October 12, 2018

    I got invited to the launch of miel de Bonneau’s month just a few weeks back. This beautiful collaboration between Accueil Bonneau and…

  13. June 22, 2018

    It’s time for my birthday post! You guys liked my random list so much last year that I’ll try to bring it back for my 35th. 🙃 This year, I…

  14. June 21, 2018

    Siam opened last month in downtown hotel Le Crystal. It’s actually their second location as most people know them from Dix30 — too far for…

  15. March 06, 2018

    Hi loves! I’ve been travelling South East Asia for the past five weeks which is my way to explain why I’ve been so quiet on the blog ;) I…

  16. January 21, 2018

    About 6 years ago, I wrote an article about my search in maximizing productivity. It’s funny to read this back now as so many things have…

  17. January 10, 2018

    A yearly favourite of yours truly, Happening Gourmand starts tomorrow January 11th up until February 4th. I love this event because it gives…

  18. January 06, 2018

    I’m pretty sure we all go through the same plan of eating healthier whenever January shows up. To do so, it’s no secret that planning most…

  19. December 30, 2017

    December 30th. You know what’s coming up if you’ve been around here for a while. I review my year and most importantly, look ahead to the…

  20. December 11, 2017

    I [re]visited Portland this summer after staying in Vancouver for a month. My second time around was so much better. I loved staying…

  21. December 09, 2017

    I like to think that I’m pretty good at picking gifts for my loved ones, even the ones that seem to have it all like my sister ;) With all…

  22. November 27, 2017

    I went all the way to Centre Rockland to try the newMandy’s last week. Technically, it’s not a new location but simply their food truck that…

  23. October 24, 2017

    Ah, New York City. I used to have a love/hate relationship with this city because I found it so polluted and saturated yet so interesting…

  24. September 25, 2017

    I’m happy to publish my third digital nomad guide today after spending one month in Vancouver, BC! If you missed my previous one, click here…

  25. September 18, 2017

    If you’ve been a long time follower of this blog, first off you’re the best! And second, you might have noticed that while I still accept…

  26. July 25, 2017

    Well, that’s definitely new to me! I’ve traveled to Sonoma, Napa Valley and even Prince Edward County for wine but I never thought about…

  27. July 19, 2017

    Sports de Combats is a recreational sports center located minutes away from Ubisoft in Mile-End. They invited me a few weeks ago to try any…

  28. July 09, 2017

    I’m leaving for Vancouver in less than 24 hours!!! I like to call this upcoming trip my month of self healing because I’ve had such a rough…

  29. June 22, 2017

    Instead of looking back on what I accomplished this year, I decided to share 32 random things on my mind these days. 1) I’m obsessed with…

  30. May 10, 2017

    After sharing my winter finds with you last month, I am back with five new places I tried in April <3 La Habanera I noticed La Habanera…

  31. April 10, 2017

    I traveled to Tulum back in January for four weeks. It wasn’t my first time going to Mexico, which I love and find quite similar to Morocco…

  32. March 22, 2017

    I’m happy to publish my second digital nomad guide today after spending one month in Tulum, Mexico! If you missed my previous one, click…

  33. March 10, 2017

    I have a problem. Whenever I get very comfortable in one aspect of my life, I start finding it negative and try to put an end to it. It’s…

  34. February 22, 2017

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  35. December 15, 2016

    Montreal State was happy to attend the 2016 Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal this past November. Here’s what our newest writer, Rayelle…

  36. October 06, 2016

    I was invited to a press event about two weeks ago at Balnea. Located about 1h15 away from Montreal, the location is perfect to get rid of…

  37. September 25, 2016

    2016 has been quite an interesting year for me. From January 1st up to today, I have been doing a whole lot of tests on my body with…

  38. September 25, 2016

    If you’re not into stories, skip to the list now! First of, if you’ve been following the blog, you’ll know that I hardly drink these days…

  39. September 19, 2016

    It might be hard to believe with the amazing summer weather we still have daily but fall is about to start in 3 days. I just love this crisp…

  40. July 18, 2016

    1) It’s only a 45min drive from the Plateau Talk about the perfect day road trip! 2) There’s a trendy coffee shop, perfect to grab lunch & a…

  41. July 13, 2016

    Guys, I finally made it to Louisiana! I’ve been meaning to visit New Orleans for years now and I finally did at the end of June with friends…

  42. May 25, 2016

    Chef Helena Loureiro’s Portus Calle was my favorite restaurant when I worked at the corner of Rachel and St-Laurent. Whenever I had a…

  43. May 20, 2016

    The Frescobaldi family organized a very special evening in April to share a project they are quite proud of, and for good reason. I’ll be…

  44. February 29, 2016

    Isn’t it exciting that today is the last day of February? It just always seems like the worst month of the year winter wise! One highlight…

  45. January 27, 2016

    I visited Halifax this past October. My main goal was to eat as much lobster and oysters in a week which went pretty well thanks to events…

  46. December 18, 2015

    Website: www.miletea.com Concept: Get 3 types of tea, including one of your choosing, delivered every month Price: $19.95/month or less if…

  47. November 14, 2015

    I visited Chez Boris last weekend to try their new dinner concept. The beloved Mile-End donut coffee shop launched Chez Boris After Dark…

  48. November 03, 2015

    Quick story… I get really excited about anything Pumpkin Spice as soon as October comes. When a friend of mine sent me a photo of a box of…

  49. October 30, 2015

    I don’t know about you but I’ve grown to be a morning person. I strongly feel like what I do and consume will define my mood for the rest of…

  50. October 29, 2015

    I stayed in Berlin for one month this summer and quickly fell in love with the city. It’s a magical place where any Montrealer would have a…

  51. October 27, 2015

    If you haven’t heard, Portus Calle is moving in the Old Montreal as of 2016! After 10 years on the Main, Chef Helena Loureiro decided to…

  52. September 11, 2015

    You know what I’ve been dreaming about for a long time now? To travel the world for at least a year, visiting a different city every month…

  53. June 26, 2015

    Website: www.montrealfrais.com Concept: Get products delivered to your door from some of the best businesses in Montreal Price: Prices match…

  54. June 19, 2015

    Looking to satisfy your vietnamese craving in a gorgeous decor? Restaurant HÀ has been around for about a year now and I have yet to meet…

  55. June 14, 2015

    Zyara So, I went all the way to DIX30 for the first time ever in April and I ended up having some of the best lebanese of my life! Other…

  56. April 27, 2015

    Hey guys! I haven’t had the chance to make that many lifestyle posts since I launched the new branding even though it was the main reason…

  57. March 20, 2015

    Website: www.cookitboutique.com Concept: Pick dishes online, receive the ingredients to your door and cook it like a chef! Price: Generally…

  58. March 09, 2015

    Oatbox Website: www.oatbox.com Concept: Granola delivered to your door every month Price: $20 per month, shipping included Pros: The…

  59. December 19, 2014

    Petit Lapin treated me to an array of baked goods recently and I was so impressed by their products that it just felt right to spread the…

  60. December 08, 2014

    Berendo - Packaging I previously wrote about the local coffee company Berendo back when they invited me to their rebranding launch in May. I…

  61. November 21, 2014

    It’s that time of the year when we struggle to find the perfect gift ideas again. Might as well make it fun by buying homemade and local…

  62. November 20, 2014

    You’ve probably seen the Jules Destrooper boxes around in specialty grocery stores. Those delicious buttery waffle biscuits are quite…

  63. November 05, 2014

    Old Montreal’s izakaya had me over a few weeks ago so I could sample their menu over lunch. Kyo is located in the Place d’Armes Square and…

  64. October 12, 2014

    Summer is awesome. If I could, I would live somewhere where summer is the only season, all year. However, it’s not the case for now and that…

  65. September 26, 2014

    It is almost impossible to convince me to head out on Crescent but KYOZON did last week. The brand new venue is bringing the sushi conveyor…

  66. September 16, 2014

    I just got back from an awesome trip to Reykjavik, Iceland! I’ve had this location in mind for a while now and I found a ticket for $780 a…

  67. August 06, 2014

    Have you heard of FreshMint? This awesome startup features Chef Marco who creates one daily dish and delivers it warm to your door either…

  68. July 18, 2014

    Kinoya I finally got around to trying Kinoya! This Izakaya (Japanese bistro) is located on St-Denis and Rachel. I remember back when it just…

  69. July 16, 2014

    Every summer, I go crazy over some sort of cold drink. Here’s what I came up with this year to stay hydrated and happy: Add one shot of…

  70. July 14, 2014

    I took out my bike for the first time last Saturday for a ride with friends! I used to be a full-time biker but I stopped about two years…

  71. July 11, 2014

    The Jargo media launch was just a few weeks ago! The new restaurant replaces Koko Lounge at the corner of St-Laurent and Sherbrooke. I was…

  72. July 04, 2014

    //instagram.com/p/paJkYwvOLa I finally tried App. 200 a few weeks ago and I feel in love with the bar. Definitely not for the overpriced…

  73. June 10, 2014

    As a wine lover, I was very excited to be invited to the Generation Riesling tour stopping in Montreal at Hambar and organized by the German…

  74. May 08, 2014

    Nespresso really did spoil me this time! I received the brand new VertuoLine machine to try at home with a beautiful collection box…

  75. April 01, 2014

    I had the pleasure to spend most of March in Morocco away from this winter/spring nonsense but just before that, I was invited to the media…

  76. March 07, 2014

    Montreal was pretty busy last week-end with the wrap-up of Montréal en lumières and the famous Nuit Blanche! A fun event was also happening…

  77. March 04, 2014

    [The evening was so cold out that my iPhone/camera froze out of service for most of the evening. All photos below come from Nightlife…

  78. January 30, 2014

    Sparrow opened a tea room this past December and it is pretty exciting! To try Cardinal, I had to go with my sister who loves tea rooms and…

  79. January 15, 2014

    First of all, I would like to wish a Happy New Year to all of my readers! I hope 2014 will be packed with exciting projects and delicious…

  80. December 11, 2013

    The holidays is not so much about gifts to me but more about A LOT of dinner parties with friends and family. It can get old to always bring…

  81. November 22, 2013

    Løv Organic, the sister branch of Kusmi Tea organized a lovely and zen afternoon at my favorite spa to launch the newest addition to its tea…

  82. November 22, 2013

    I received those high-protein drinks a few weeks ago to sample and hopefully review. Even if there’s nothing exciting about protein shakes…

  83. October 25, 2013

    A new French pastry school has opened in Montreal and it also offers a parlour and pastry shop. Located in the Old Montreal, the beautiful…

  84. October 03, 2013

    Ahhh the Oysterfest! After 3 years of hearing about it and missing it each year because I was away traveling, 2013 was finally my year! This…

  85. August 15, 2013

    Here’s a cool water perfect for your next dinner party. This bottle will surely pique the interest of your guests! De l’Aubier sap water is…

  86. July 26, 2013

    If you’ve been following my blog from the start, you know that I have visited Tokyo a few years ago and it was one of the most exciting…

  87. July 11, 2013

    Just in time for the week-end! Biarritz is my new favorite in the Plateau/Mile-End area. Located at the corner of St-Laurent and Villeneuve…

  88. July 02, 2013

    I had the pleasure to try a brand new food tour in the Old Montreal organized by the charming Ronald Poiré and VDM Global DMC. Named Bar…

  89. June 27, 2013

    28. Man, time passes too fast the older you get. This is a quick post but I really wanted to recap on my goals from the previous year before…

  90. May 21, 2013

    There are more and more events involving yummy food in Montreal. Only this week-end, I had the chance to eat two different tartares, a…

  91. April 23, 2013

    I made a quick stop in Key West last week. What a lovely island full of great people! It reminded me of my visit of Hawaii back in October…

  92. April 02, 2013

    Eggspectation? Really? Really! It’s probably one of the only times you will see me write about a food chain, especially one that I have been…

  93. March 24, 2013

    Kombucha is one of my favorite drinks and for good reasons: it can improve your health and well being. I have been drinking it for many…

  94. March 14, 2013

    I was invited last Wednesday to sample the new menu for La Cabane which officially opened its doors on March 8. We see more and more…

  95. February 15, 2013

    So you’ve probably heard of Crossfit through one of your friends on a social network such as Facebook. They post so much about it that it…

  96. January 04, 2013

    Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a lovely holiday time with your friends and family. January is ususally the time of year when…

  97. January 03, 2013

    Photo taken in Kauai back in October Hey there! It’s been a couple of months since I’ve had the chance to come write here. It’s funny to…

  98. December 24, 2012

    Before the year ends, I’d like to write a little recap about my visit to La Grande Dégustation de Montréal 2012 back in november. I was very…

  99. December 20, 2012

    Looking for a cool christmas gift that stands out? Chocolatier Bonneau has it! This lovely place located in the north of Montreal offers an…

  100. December 04, 2012

    I received an invitation from Trudeau to a natural wine tasting event held a week ago at Pastaga, the lovely Little Italy restaurant owned…

  101. November 30, 2012

    Yay! It’s time to announce the six lucky winners who will receive a full year online subscription to the magazine of their choice! And the…

  102. November 15, 2012

    You know what? I love fall! It’s time to put on our favorite sweaters, eat warm and comforting food and get back to our little projects. I…

  103. September 07, 2012

    bBlue is a lovely little café in the middle of Soho in Buenos Aires. Their menu is generous and all the items are more than delicious. Make…

  104. September 07, 2012

    Gonzales, also located in Soho, was a great location for pizza! Their bread is fresh and flavourful. A complete meal can be ordered for just…

  105. July 25, 2012

    I heard about Chez Boris after reading an article online about its savoury russian donuts. The restaurant/coffee shop only opened a few…

  106. June 24, 2012

    A  resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit(http://en.wikipedia…

  107. June 02, 2012

    My latest addition at home is the Rabbit Aerating Pourer and I love it! I still think that wine decanters do the job if you have time for it…

  108. May 26, 2012

    I first came upon the FoodLab by the SAT last summer when they were organizing a street food event next to their building during the Mutek…

  109. May 12, 2012

    I brought my bike to the repair shop for a tune up yesterday. The weather in Montreal is kind of difficult to follow these days but I think…

  110. May 12, 2012

    Le Pick Up Dépanneur has been organizing foodie workshops for a while now and when I heard there would be a course about fermenting, I knew…

  111. April 25, 2012

    I don’t cover much coffee places here in Montreal even though tea and coffee take huge part of my daily life. I have reasons for this. I did…

  112. April 08, 2012

    Le Maître Chocolatier is located on Sherbrooke past Guy. It was my first time visiting the establishment offering a counter of sweets and a…

  113. March 27, 2012

    Le Gros Jambon has been open for a while. The little dinner concept is behind the owners of L’Orignal, a restaurant I have yet to try. I…

  114. March 12, 2012

    Big in Japan BAR opened just a few months ago and it’s already the new hot spot in town. I have to say that I’m not a big fan of the Big in…

  115. February 29, 2012

    This post was written for Make Web Not War Here is a summary of a talk we attended on Day 1 of Confoo 2012. If you haven’t checked out the…

  116. February 28, 2012

    I’ve been meaning to talk about Magpie for a while now but I never had the media to go with it. It’s actually become my number one date…

  117. February 15, 2012

    Lallouz opened last year and already has three locations in Montreal, on St-Laurent, St-Zotique and Ste-Catherine. Its concept is clear, pay…

  118. February 13, 2012

    I was invited a few weeks ago to the Première Bulle event featuring the relaunch of Sieur d’Arques Cremant de Limoux. I’ve known the product…

  119. February 07, 2012

    I was invited to a media event held by Télégraphe at the new specialty food store FOU D’ICI, a while ago. Located on Maisonneuve and Bleury…

  120. December 01, 2011

    It’s that time of the year folks! Au Pied de Cochon’s amazing sugar shack is getting ready for the new year and is accepting reservations as…

  121. November 30, 2011

    On the last day of November, it might be a little last minute but here’s my compilation of the most interesting Montreal calendars of 201…

  122. November 17, 2011

    Deville Dinerbar opened recently on Stanley in the middle of Montreal’s downtown. I rarely visit this area for food escapades from previous…

  123. October 20, 2011

    In exactly one week, the successor of Montréal Wine and Spirits Show will take place at Palais des Congrès de Montréal. The event will…

  124. October 18, 2011

    Grumman 78 is the one and only food truck in Montreal. The people behind it cleverly played the city and its rule against serving food in…

  125. October 06, 2011

    Meatmarket has been open for business on the Main for a while now. I’ve tried quite a few items from their lunch menu in the past years and…

  126. September 14, 2011

    I was invited this summer to a cocktail tasting offered by Brahm Mauer at the gorgeous Loft Hotel. I’ve tried many great caterers in…

  127. August 16, 2011

    I had the chance to visit the beautiful New York city once again this past June. Here are my latest finds! Magnolia Bakery If you can deal…

  128. August 10, 2011

    Montreal has been going crazy with tacos lately, whether it’s from our only food truck, in the middle of the night or from a random Mexican…

  129. August 04, 2011

    Café Méliès is a pretty restaurant/lounge located inside the Ex-Centris building. It’s been open for years and is a favorite to many…

  130. June 16, 2011

    So many new restaurants open in Montreal and I feel like there’s so much hype around them in the first weeks. Le Comptoir was not an…

  131. June 09, 2011

    I’ve known about Pucapuca for years in the Mile-End but I always had a bad timing with the restaurant hours. It was only after an evening of…

  132. June 03, 2011

    If you ever visit downtown Los Angeles, keep this lovely market in mind for lunch time! With its array of food counters and tables, it’s the…

  133. June 03, 2011

    There has been tons of reviews on Icehouse lately that I had to go and try it. The restaurant opened just a few months ago as Nick Hodge’s…

  134. May 26, 2011

    I have to admit that I’m not one to wander much on Mont-Royal, especially if it’s for a drink or a bite. Of course, I have my favorites and…

  135. May 20, 2011

    Milani is the only restaurant I know that has Christmas lights all year long. It’s also my favorite go-to restaurant for a great Vietnamese…

  136. May 16, 2011

    I went to Las Vegas for the first time back in April. I wasn’t a huge fan of the excessive drinking and losing money at all times of the day…

  137. May 09, 2011

    We found Peggy Sue’s on our way to Los Angeles while driving on the 15. I had never heard of it before but it sounded like a place Diners…

  138. May 05, 2011

    Here are the latest products I found during my road trip on the West Coast. I’m not a fan of sugar but I couldn’t resist buying these items…

  139. May 05, 2011

    I went for my first wine tour in Sonoma last week. I was so excited but sad at the same time knowing I would not be able to bring back some…

  140. May 03, 2011

    Sizzle Pie has been open for only a few months now and it’s already well-known to the locals. I stumbled into it during my only night out in…

  141. April 26, 2011

    I went for my first wine tour in Sonoma last week. I was so excited but sad at the same time knowing I would not be able to bring back some…

  142. April 22, 2011

    Yamo is the kind of restaurant you will only discover in San Francisco if a friend leads you there. No that it’s hard to locate, standing…

  143. March 24, 2011

    Believe it or not, spring is coming and that means that our patio furniture will be out in a few weeks to host fun BBQ parties. We love…

  144. March 22, 2011

    I found out about Airbnb a few months ago as I kept seeing the name on articles about new start-ups and traveling. I checked out the website…

  145. March 10, 2011

    Au Pied de Cochon, a very well known Montreal restaurant run by Martin Picard, offers one of the most interesting sugar shack experience in…

  146. March 08, 2011

    BU is a wine bar located in Mile-End on St-Laurent street. It’s been there for a while now but I never got a chance to try it before. From…

  147. March 01, 2011

    Vieux Vélo is the latest brunch venue in Little Italy. It serves breakfast all day along some lunch items. As soon as I got in, I knew I…

  148. February 10, 2011

    Cookies Unite is back this year after taking January off to work on the Nouveau Palais. For this edition, the Oz Kafe team was invited to…

  149. January 17, 2011

    I rarely buy drinks from the store as they usually contain too much sugar. Especially in the past years with the green trend, a lot of fake…

  150. January 07, 2011

    I was lucky enough to leave for Mexico for the holidays that just passed. This is where I stayed: Verana is located in Yelapa, Mexico which…

  151. January 03, 2011

    I love Indian food but it’s always a risk to try a new restaurant. I find that a lot of locations use too many cans and don’t use enough…

  152. December 17, 2010

    If you’ve missed Pied de Cochon’ sugar shack last year like I did, you probably heard about the delicious meat pie they served. Since I…

  153. December 06, 2010

    My second post about Korean BBQ in Montreal! This time, I went to Chez Bong which is located in the middle of Chinatown. I really liked the…

  154. November 30, 2010

    I must have mentioned before that I have recently moved in my new condo. Leaving the apartment world meant that I had to get rid of as much…

  155. November 30, 2010

    When it’s time to pack, whether it’s for a week-end in the country or for a long trip around the world, we’re always wondering if we should…

  156. November 25, 2010

    On the (many) days that I get too lazy to bring a lunch to work, noon always rings a questioning bell. What should I eat? I’m lucky enough…

  157. November 15, 2010

    I always get very excited when I find out about a new restaurant for lunch around my workplace. Omnivore has been open for a few months now…

  158. November 04, 2010

    After missing the last Cookies Unite, I was very excited for my reservation in November. The latest edition was held at Nouveau Palais so it…

  159. November 02, 2010

    Photo used from the Avocado Flickr stream I was invited last week to Avocado’s very VIP party at their newest location in Little Italy -…

  160. October 20, 2010

    As an ex Mile-Ender, I have visited Nouveau Palais more than once for late night poutine under the influence of too many drinks. The food…

  161. October 13, 2010

    I was invited yesterday to try the new In Foods products at La Guilde Culinaire. I had seen the packages online a few times but never in…

  162. October 12, 2010

    I just got back from Vancouver and I had a wonderful time, especially trying the city’s specialties! To make it short and sweet, here’s a…

  163. September 29, 2010

    Today is Food and Drinks in Montreal’s first anniversary! Time goes by quite fast when all you do is blog about amazing food and chefs. I’d…

  164. September 28, 2010

    After a long (online) break while I settled into my new house, I am back with two Montreal reviews before I leave for a week of travel and…

  165. August 30, 2010

    I’ve never been a huge fan of Plateau restaurants and I can count on my right hand the number of restaurants I’ve visited and enjoyed in…

  166. August 22, 2010

    I was invited to Europea last Tuesday to discover a new product by Knorr.  I won’t lie, I’ve been using their products my whole life along…

  167. August 17, 2010

    Photo credit: Denis Carl How about a new category for my readers that’s not about restaurants? I’ve been so caught up in doing restaurant…

  168. August 17, 2010

    I received my Zarafina this past winter as a gift. Since then, I have been using it religiously and drinking a simple cup of tea is now an…

  169. August 13, 2010

    I never planned on trying Honey Martin nor had heard about it before. See, I’m temporary living in NDG and my friend driving me home on a…

  170. August 06, 2010

    Point G has been open for a few years now on Mont-Royal, in the middle of the Plateau. It’s mainly because of them that most Montrealers…

  171. July 27, 2010

    Believe it or not, this past Saturday was my first visit to Olive & Gourmando. I used to work five minutes away a few years ago but I never…

  172. July 20, 2010

    Since I’ve got back from Japan, I have been obsessed in finding a real Korean BBQ restaurant in Montreal. I know that the law is probably…

  173. July 19, 2010

    Biron hosted a lovely 5 à 7 a few weeks ago to meet fellow Montreal foodies and give them a sneak peak of their summer menu. It was…

  174. July 15, 2010

    I’ve been meaning to visit Graziella for more than a year and it finally happened on my birthday, just a few weeks ago! The gorgeous Italian…

  175. July 07, 2010

    For a second time, I was one of the lucky guests at Cookies Unite July edition! If you didn’t get to read my previous article about the June…

  176. June 29, 2010

    Marché 27 is a pretty little tartare bar located in the west of the Plateau on Prince-Arthur. I have been visiting it for the past two years…

  177. June 23, 2010

    Dépanneur Le Pick Up is one of my favorite venues in La Petite Italie. I mentioned it for my Cookies Unite report, which is one of the many…

  178. June 11, 2010

    I was invited to Suco Lounge this past Wednesday to sample the new Smooth and Dreamy ice cream flavors from Breyers. I won’t lie, I don’t…

  179. June 10, 2010

    I am so excited about this post because I’ve been meaning to try and finally blog about this monthly event since the first day I heard about…

  180. June 08, 2010

    The first time I visited Le Cartet was when I used to work just a few minutes away and it was very well known by all the companies around…

  181. May 26, 2010

    Day 9 Ramen with spicy miso base in Shibuya Pork Dumplings in Shibuya Ebi (shrimp) burger at McDonalds Conclusion Tokyo was a real…

  182. May 21, 2010

    Day 6 Chicken Curry in a pretty hipster café on a small street of Harajuku Warm sushi in Korean restaurant Squid in hot sauce with…

  183. May 18, 2010

    Day 3 Wired Café, hip café in Harajuku - Raw tuna salad Sushi restaurant in Harajuku Day 4 Thai Festival - Pad thai with dried baby…

  184. May 15, 2010

    First post live from Tokyo and wow, I’m amazed. It’s my first time in Japan and all the good things I have heard from it are true. Walking…

  185. May 07, 2010

    I’ve been hearing about Europea’s L’Atelier, located downtown on De La Montagne, for a while now so I was quite happy to finally try it out…

  186. May 03, 2010

    As a Mile-Ender, I’ve been to Senzala several times for brunch as it has a gorgeous terrace in the summer and a way too generous cheesy…

  187. April 29, 2010

    Toutière Australienne A new restaurant/take-out counter opened up not so long ago on Avenue du Parc and I have been curious about it since…

  188. April 21, 2010

    Spring is full on and summer is at the doorstep, quite the perfect timing to go try a raclette and fondue restaurant while it’s still a bit…

  189. March 27, 2010

    Finally, an update! I got so busy lately… but it didn’t stop me from trying this new venue in town! Big in Japan is located at the corner of…

  190. March 09, 2010

    I have to say that it’s been a while since I’ve had the wow factor from beginning to end in a restaurant. The fact that I was trying a vegan…

  191. February 21, 2010

    Les Trois Petits Bouchons is a gorgeous wine bar located on Saint-Denis. They specialize in natural wine, meaning that the wine has little…

  192. February 17, 2010

    Après Le Jour is a French fine dining restaurant and also an apportez votre vin venue. It’s located on Rachel, in the middle of the Plateau…

  193. February 07, 2010

    Café Comme Chez Soi is a pretty little café located on Fairmount in Mile-End. I used to live less than ten minutes away from it for the past…

  194. February 05, 2010

    Photo: Credits to Peggy Faye Phillips Lounge is located downtown, just a few minutes away from McGill metro station. It is quite easy to…

  195. February 01, 2010

    Byblos is a lovely restaurant/café specializing in Persian food. It’s a popular venue, located on Laurier E., but it does get quieter in the…

  196. February 01, 2010

    On my way back to Montreal today, a big craving for mussels popped in my head. Actually, the craving was shared with everyone in the car. Of…

  197. January 31, 2010

    A little special for my readers! This is not a review but an experience to share. I was lucky enough to go visit La Face Cachée de la Pomme…

  198. January 25, 2010

    Happy new year everyone! I hope you all enjoyed your holidays and tried many many great restaurants and wine. I took a little break on the…

  199. December 22, 2009

    Vertige is a wonderful tapas restaurant, of the same family as Confusion, located on Duluth. I had never heard of it before so it was a…

  200. December 11, 2009

    Photo: Credits to sarahfelicity I was introduced to Chez José this summer by friends who only had good things to say about the restaurant…

  201. November 28, 2009

    I finally got to try The Sparrow after several attempts in the past months! The idea of going as a group was not so smart as the place only…

  202. November 26, 2009

    Photo: Credits to Taza Flores I decided to try Taza Flores tonight after a friend of mine told me it should stay a secret in the Mile-End. I…

  203. November 21, 2009

    Photo: Credits to jphilipg I tried Nacho Libre for the first time this Thursday night. I had heard about it several times this summer from…

  204. November 12, 2009

    I tried L’Appartement a few years ago on lunch time, when it had just opened next to my work. The place was well decorated, good attention…

  205. October 28, 2009

    Tonight was my second visit to L’Assommoir on Bernard. In a short resumé, my roommate insisted on me trying their food and mentioned the…

  206. October 23, 2009

    Chef Guru is a fresh new indian restaurant on St-Laurent. You might think to yourself “Why, another one!? They pretty much all taste the…

  207. October 08, 2009

    I was looking for a restaurant to try with my roommate this evening and I wanted it to be in Outremont because I don’t go in the gorgeous…

  208. October 03, 2009

    Pullman is definitely not new to me. It’s always been my favorite wine tasting place in Montreal, especially now that the town has a new…

  209. September 29, 2009

    I’ve been meaning to try La Salle à Manger since last winter when a friend of mine, who is quite the critique when it comes to good food…

  210. July 20, 2009

    This post was written for the NVI Blog Wordcamp Montreal 2009 Photo taken by Eva Blue The first edition of Wordcamp Montreal was organized…

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