It’s 3:40am. I’m at the Lionel-Groulx metro stop in Montreal waiting to catch the 747 bus to the airport. I’m reading a book as the bus pulls up, right on time. I silently count off the items I can’t leave the city without, all packed safely and double-checked before leaving my … [Read more...] about A Lost Phone, a Taxi Ride and Rolling With the Punches
Archives for April 2017
When I first got invited to a Golden Square Mile press event last year, I knew something big was happening. If you don't know about the Golden Square Mile, it was the home of about 70% of Canada's total wealth from 1970-1900. The money came from the factories in St-Henri, the CP … [Read more...] about Golden Montreal Restaurant Week, April 24-30, 2017: Prix fixe brunches, lunches and dinners in downtown Montreal
After a lot of scouring the internet, a lot of reading and a lot of whipping to stiff peaks, these are the two best gluten free bread recipes I've made. They're adaptations of other recipes, made less sweet, more airy and less salty, as necessary. This first one is a basic … [Read more...] about The Best Gluten Free, Vegan Bread Recipes
I've spent a ridiculous amount of time in my life hunting for amazing ceviche, and I'm so happy to say Montreal now has a place doing a decent version with fish. Anyone (even me, even you) can do a tasty version with cooked Nordic shrimp or snow crab. But to do a raw version … [Read more...] about Tiradito: The Best Fish Ceviche in Montreal From a Peruvian, Gaston Acurio-Trained Chef
It took me a long time to get to Foxy, but after one visit, it's a place I know I'll want to go again and again. Voted one of Canada's top ten best new restaurants by enRoute Magazine last year, I knew it was good. The owners also own Olive & Gourmando's, so they get the … [Read more...] about Foxy Restaurant: A Buvette Chez Simone for Griffintown?