Houston Avenue Bar & Grill Takes Over the Former Cavalli Space on Peel Street

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Joe Mercuri might be known for the grill in his eponymous fine dining restaurant in the Old Port. But he's also been the man behind the menu at the Houston's chain of restaurants for years. Apparently they begged him. And he finally caved, as long as he could introduce a … [Read more...]

It’s Pronounced Poké: This healthy Hawaiian rice bowl is the next sushi (with gluten free options!)

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That's what owner Allen Mouradian thinks, and so do a lot of restauranteurs in other cities – that poké is the next big thing in Montreal. We're the latest city to get on the poké bandwagon, and Le Poké Bar on Crescent St. north of de Maisonneuve is the first restaurant in the … [Read more...]

Ikanos Greek Restaurant Launches Summer Terrasse and Late Night Menu in Old Montreal

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Ikanos is launching its summer menu to coincide with the opening of its terrasse. Here's what you need to know: 1. The terrasse is petite in the cozy kind of way. 2. The terrasse is in shade in the afternoon/evening, so you won't burn. 3. McGill turns into a wind tunnel some … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding an Eco-Pasture Sheep Farm in Montreal’s Rosemont La-Petite-Patrie Neighbourhood

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What's Eco-Pasturing? It's an ecological way of managing a piece of land by making it a pasture. There'll be sheep. And an emphasis on education. This is a project called "Biquette à Montréal" that's hoping to get funding through local non-profit La Ruche's newly announce … [Read more...]