Foxy Restaurant: A Buvette Chez Simone for Griffintown?


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...]

Le Bon Vivant: Little Burgundy’s Newest Neighbourhood Darling


The upside of gentrification is good restaurants. Case in point: Le Bon Vivant, which I believe started as a lunch spot with a small wine list and some local beers and has now grown into one of the nicest street-side dining destinations in the area. It's a notch down in price … [Read more...]

Junior: Filipino Pork belly waffles, DJs, fried rice and Calamansi lime mimosas draw brunchers to Griffintown


Griffintown's latest morning-after merrymaker is Junior, a Filipino restaurant with a strong nod to its country's streetfood. Taking centre stage at the small restaurant are a pair of turntables and behind the deckss every weekend morning are co-owners/brothers/DJs Toddy and Jojo … [Read more...]