Saint-Édouard

(Image: Pastaga’s Facebook Page) It’s been said that Montreal is definitely a city for foodies; our local chefs putting Montreal on the culinary map with their locally inspired and creative dishes. What we Montrealers miss out on are the culinary scenes of other cities around the country, so for the past few months Chef Martin […]

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Recently I’ve been going to restaurants around the city that have literally stood the test of time; spots that have been around for more than 25 years. I was trying to figure out why and how these places have been able to simmer for so long; was it the food, the people, the service, the […]

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If you know me, then you’ll I’m as Hipster as they come; you can often find me foraging for wild berries and bitters on the north-side of Mount Royal, wheeling up next to the bike bath on my fixie because I’m THAT ironic. But if you really know me well enough, you’d know I’m fluent […]

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March marks the month-long celebration of my birthday bringing together friends and family, heartfelt presents and gift receipts. But more importantly, March is the unofficial-official beginning of Zeppole month. This Italian dessert is usually made once a year to celebrate St. Joseph’s day, but for local bakeries, they take the entire month and the opportunity […]

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I hit up this spot on the edge of Little Italy that is practically the antithesis of anything related to Italian cuisine… if you don’t count meat-sweats and taking a nap after a big meal. We’re talking about BBQ, and not backyard pits that you nonno tirelessly tends to in between hosing down the driveway […]

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So when you think “little Italy”, what do you think of? Old men chilling at the social club nursing cups of coffees all day? Tight white pants and loafers? Awesome farmer’s market? Little old ladies carrying 15 bags of groceries WHILE using a walking cane? WRONG. That’s right my friends, the first thing that should […]

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So what’s your pasta style? Are you a straight up tomato sauce kind of person? Meat sauce? Alfredo? Salad? Or are you like me and like your pasta in a red sauce, but the next day in a sandwich with cold cuts? Strange right? But try it, and you can thank me later! I ask […]

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