I hit up this small lunch counter in Villeray for what I was expecting to be a regular porchetta sandwich. I was wrong. I’ve had my fair share of porchetta, in a sandwich, on pasta, on pizza, fried rice, dumplings, facial scrubs, everything. I’ve never eaten one that wasn’t great, so even if the notion […]


The great team over at Cult MTL is at it again asking Montrealers what’s best of the best. This awesome publication is looking to YOU, the readers to vote for everything from best restaurant to tackiest local celebrity. It’s that time of year again… Time for Best of Montreal 2015!


The masterminds behind Imadake and Ichi Go Ichi E comes Yokato Yokabai, Montreal’s next premiere ramen house. Japanese ramen comes in different styles and the variations are dependant on the city or region it comes from. The differences in noodles to the delicate and nuanced characteristics in broth and preparation are all claimed by different […]


Ask anyone in the city where to find the best rotisserie chicken or “BBQ chicken” in Montreal, chances are everyone will give you a different answer. From your favourite chains like St. hubert, Au Coq and Benny & Co, to local landmarks like Chalet BBQ or Cote St. Luc BBQ to even your favourite supermarket […]

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We’ve had two consecutive days of above zero temperatures and this literal HEATWAVE has finally help release the clutch Montreal has had on Old Man Winter’s nutsack to remind us what sunny skies and warmer forecasts are all about. We Montrealers take this opportunity to shed our winter weight by putting our systems into high […]


If you can remember last year around this time, I was chosen as one of seven celebrity bloggers across Canada to take part in Thai Kitchen‘s Ambassador search in their “Lucky Recipe Challenge” where I was asked to develop recipes using some of their products. My recipes included a red curry pulled chicken tacos and […]


I’ve been a big fan of Blackstrap BBQ and total fan boy of Pitmaster Dylan Kier and have been following his quest for total BBQ domination in the local, provincial, national, international and interstellar BBQ competition circuit. So you can imagine my excitement when I found out that he was opening up another restaurant. His […]