I’m not a philosopher nor theologian but I often like to entertain life’s most thought provoking rhetorical questions; “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” “What’s the sound of one hand clapping?” “Would hipsters exist if the Mild-End didn’t?” I hit up this spot on rough side of Bernard – where yamakas and minivans make way for facial hair and fixies. This new joint that’s quickly establishing itself as the neighbourhood watering hole and place to go for unique cocktails and funky bar food. [click to continue…]

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Remember the last time you were at the Asian market picking up your pickled mustard greens, pork trotters, salted fish and bottle of lye and saw stacks on stacks of aluminium tins with old Asian aunties huddled around them making deals and trading back and forth like they were gambling plaques from Macau? That coveted aluminium tins house one of the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival’s most illustrious treats – Moon cakes! [click to continue…]

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With the recent expansion of Montreal’s food truck scene including new official sites, added tucks and extended hours, there’s really no excuse to cop some delicious grab from your favourite food truck. Montreal’s official food truck roster includes over 40 different trucks all serving unique menu items by some of the city’s most creative chefs. Unless you’re following most of these mobile food pushers, chances are if you’re not on top of your food truck Twitter game, you’ll miss some of these awesome gourmet dishes prepared and served out of these amazing food-mobiles… until now! [click to continue…]

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French Comfort Food in the Plateau – Grenouille

You must have noticed why the blog has slowed down a bit in the past couple of weeks. I was in the middle of moving and everything has been up in the air. But I’ve settled in and things will get back to normal. I’m not going to go into a tangent about how moving […]

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New Doggy Style – Dirty Dogs

There are only a handful of places around the city that serves hot dogs, and serve hot dogs correctly – mustard, relish, onions, coleslaw/sauerkraut and as much as people are going to bitch about it, KETCHUP on the side (I know, hate me for that one.) Montreal hot dog landmarks like Decarie Hot Dog, Montreal […]

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The Gem of Little Italy – Pizzeria GEMA

If you happened to catch my post a couple of weeks ago, Pizzeria GEMA was handing out free pizzas at their shop on the corner of St-Dominique and Dante where hundreds of people showed up to cop a free pie. This event wasn’t to coincide with an opening per se, but it was a chance […]

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Mexican Street Food in the Plateau – T&T (Tacos & Tortas)

Is it just me, or do you become a belligerent five year old when you’re hungry too? When failed attempts of being comforted by others often leave them with scratch marks and an earful of the mean things that people think but don’t actually say? Ok, maybe that’s just me. I’m glad that the restaurants […]

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