Would a Chocolate Bar by Any Other Name Taste as Sweet?

Did you know that a chocolate bar can't be called a chocolate bar if it doesn't contain cocoa mass and cocoa butter? That's a candy bar. Twix? Caramilk? Coffee Crisp? Candy bars. Its doesn't mean they don't taste good, you just can't call them chocolate bars – and you can't … [Read more...]

Cocktail Invasion 2017: May 10-16 in Montreal

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Invasion Cocktail is launching its 4th edition from May 10th to 16th in Montreal, which includes: a week of special cocktail lists in tons of bars and restaurants a big opening night party in Old Montreal a sugar shack cocktail brunch at Au Pied de Cochon's famous Cabane … [Read more...]

Golden Montreal Restaurant Week, April 24-30, 2017: Prix fixe brunches, lunches and dinners in downtown Montreal

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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 … [Read more...]

Montréal Plaza: Small Plates and Duck Breast

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What happens when the former chef de cuisine of Toqué! strews his beautiful mixes of ingredients, colours and flavours over tabletops in Little Italy? This: A lot of black truffles, crispy puffed rice and duck fat. And the best part? About a third of small plates, … [Read more...]