I grew up in a place where fish 'n' chips was basically the provincial dish. In Newfoundland, Ches's was a rite of passage for tourists and other 'come from aways' alike. A feed of 'fee and chee' on a Friday? Standard. But not in my family. I wasn't gluten intolerant or … [Read more...] about Brit & Chips: Gluten Free and Sustainable Fish Options in Montreal
This Montreal gluten free bakery throwdown is a bit like the Bible. Or at least that part at the beginning with all the begat-ing. Adam begat so-and-so who begat so-and-so who begat so-and-so. (NB: During fact-checking, I realized that the whole begating thing is pretty … [Read more...] about The Montreal Gluten Free Pastry Throwdown: Le Marquis vs. L’Artisan Délices San Gluten
Copper Branch = Where you eat if you're craving poutine or a burger...and you're gluten free or vegan – because what you're left with when you get rid of the bun, the cheese, the gravy and the burger at a regular snackbar is, essentially, a piece of lettuce. And that's awfully … [Read more...] about Copper Branch: Indulgent Vegetarian Restaurants in Montreal
Note: Since first writing this a couple years ago I'd definitely add La Pnthere Verte and Cafe Verdure to the competition, and then Lola Rosa would really have its work cut out for it. But for now, it's a throwdown between Lola Rosa and Burritoville only. Montreal's two … [Read more...] about Montreal Campus Eats Throwdown: McGill vs. Concordia
Walls of vines, fountains, fish ponds and wonderfully oppressive sunshine combined with blissful shade—Montreal is terrasse paradise. And since it seems that Montreal finally decided to warm up enough to not need a toque, all Montrealers want to do is spend brunches, long … [Read more...] about Montreal’s Best Terrasses 2014!