Cote-des-Neiges

Writing a food blog is sometimes good, and then sometimes it can be as awesome as tagging your buddy in the nuts with a Kinder Egg from accross the room. I get to taste some of Montreal’s most interesting dishes, in the most peculiar of places and explore neighbourhoods I would not normally get to […]

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Do you have a go-to spot for fresh pickled herring or mackerel, German butter cheese, rose water-raspberry jam and Russian mint soda? Opposed to your big-box chain grocery stores, I recently found this place on Paré, off Decarie (in the old Paré lanes bowling alley) for eastern-European groceries… but if you’re Eastern-European, then just… your […]

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Look out the window, now look at your watch, is it dark? Look out the window, now back at me, if your watch says 4:30pm but looks like midnight outside, then I’m sorry to say my friends, that winter is near and white stuff is inevitable. And with the cold nip at your nose comes […]

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Ok, tell me if you’ve heard this one… A Jewish guy and a Chinese guy walk into a Kosher-Chinese restaurant and ask the Sri Lankan waiter for chopsticks… wait, you probably never heard of this one, because this is exactly what happened to me. In a culinary world that’s laced with fatty porky goodness and […]

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September 1st through 7th marks the inaugural Montreal’s Burger week – where over twenty restaurants peppered around the city are bound by competition to grill it out to claim Montreal’s “Best Burger”. Fuck your diet because there are vegetarian options on the official roster. There are only two types of people in this world who […]

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I’m not a big fan of DIY anything let alone when it has anything to do with food. Having to put together my girl’s Ikea closet unit last week, I went through six different tools, an extension cord, two t-shirts and googling the instruction booklet (having ripped it when it got trapped under the stupid […]

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I know fish isn’t for everyone, but you can’t get away from the media brainwashing us with the health benefits of fish as though we’re some fatty-acid deficient zombies. The jingle ladened commercials of my youth never mentioned the Omega-3s that we have become such perverts for – they only preached consuming our strawberries if […]

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