Old Montreal / Old Port

Picture a dimly lit alley steps away from the hustle and bustle of a typical Tokyo street. Along a row of wooden doors sits a hidden oasis of food and drink where locals congregate and strangers make new friends. A mix of J-pop and Japanese oldies fill the air and ride a smoke scented draft […]


I had a friend the other day come up to me and say, “hey did you know it’s only 318 days until Christmas?” … HAD. Are you sick of winter yet? I am. We live in a place where the air literally hurts your face, the fucking AIR. Our winters are long and tedious but […]


Yes, it’s that time of year again where I start a blog post with “it’s that time of year again”, and look back at some of the awesome meals that I’ve eaten in the past 12 months. If you’re a local or a visitor to our great city, there’s one thing you should know about […]


With so much media coverage and critical acclaim, it’s safe to say that Montreal is an eater’s city. From low brow comfort food, casual cuisine to upscale fine dining, we have it all. Like any other big city, we have almost any kind of cuisine that you can ever want. But what’s most impressive about […]


It’s that time of year again, the annual thaw; the roads get slushier, the tree sap starts to flow, and our bodies start to produce mass amounts of insulin to process the litres of maple syrup we will ingest in one last hurrah of packing it in unlocking a new level in winter weight gain. […]


In a competitive market like the hospitality and restaurant industry, companies are always trying to find ways to differentiate themselves and separate their brand from the pack. From restaurants that incorporate bacon into all their dishes, to places that strictly make poutines, the Montreal restaurant scene has it all. I recently had the opportunity to […]

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I noticed last night at 8:30pm that the sky was almost completely dark… you know what that means… It’s one of my favourite times of the year: ask all the teenagers and pre-teens in you life if they’ve started school yet, or ask when they start or if they’re ready to start school and watch […]