Top 10 End-of-2016 Restaurants in Montreal


This is a 100% subjective list of the restaurants in Montreal that earned top marks for me this year, or held strong from previous years. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. But for something new...well, go to: 1. Le Fantôme This fine dining place in Griffintown is tasting … [Read more...]

BU and DNA: Molecular Gastronomy and the Price of Fine Dining at Montreal’s Highlights Festival en Lumiere

This morning on CKUT 90.3FM radio I spoke about two dinners I experienced at the Festival en Lumiere this past week. Both were presented by internationally-respected female chefs. Click here to download the audio segment. At DNA Restaurant: Elizabeth Falkner of San Francisco's … [Read more...]

La Chronique at the Festival en Lumiere

La Chronique 99 Laurier West ●●●●●●●☺○○ 7 1/2 out of 10 Contemporary/Mediterranean The Festival en Lumiere makes me feel a little like a kid in a candy shop...well, a Westmount candy shop where a lollipop costs $5. Sometimes that lollipop is worth it, like when it's a … [Read more...]