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...]

Restaurant Mais: Mexican-inspired fare in the Mile End


Conveniently located in Mile End where everyone wants a fairly priced meal in a relaxed but sleekly-decorated location, Restaurant Mais has its vintage and cocktail-loving clientele cornered. The spot is tiny, doesn't take reservations, and has an open kitchen. … [Read more...]

My Article in Sharp for Men Magazine

Check out my latest article in Sharp for Men Magazine. It's about restaurants serving horse in my two favourite Canadian cities - Montreal and Toronto. From tartar to steaks, it's time to check out this lean red meat. Thanks to David McMillan of JoeBeef for the pro-Montreal … [Read more...]

Syrian Cuisine at Kaza Maza: Interview with Fadi Sakrand


Kaza Maza, a Syrian restaurant located on avenue du Parc between Mont-Royal and Saint-Joseph, celebrated its two year anniversary last week. In a city of continuous consctruction, one of the major areas of difficulty in the past two years has been this exact strip of avenue du … [Read more...]