Highlights of the Montreal Highlights Festival, Feb. 23-March 11, 2017

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You might not think the middle of the winter is one of the best seasons to eat out in Montreal, but the annual Highlights Festival is doing its best to convince you by inviting chefs from around the world to partner with local restaurants for two weeks of fine dining. The … [Read more...]

Festival en Lumière – The Montreal Highlights Festival: Switzerland and Washington, DC

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I have an article on the Gazette website this week about this year's happiest foodie time of the year—Festival en Lumière, aka the Montreal Highlights Festival. This year the guest country is Switzerland, which means a host of Michelin-starred chefs are descending on Montreal … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Restaurant Recommendations

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For some of these restaurant recommendations, it's too late to get a reservation, but for others, who knows? So if you're the going out on V-Day type, here are some places worth the splurge and others that don't take advantage of your romantic side by jacking up prices. BUT! To … [Read more...]