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Garden Vegetables and Big Meat – Restaurant Maggie Oakes

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 […]

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Portuguese Chicken Comfort Food – Campo

What do you consider a comfort food? What is comfort food? Comfort food is a food or dish that provides the eater a sense of nostalgia that he or she may hold a sentimental value for. Something that transports you back to a specific time and place and evokes warm fuzzy feels the moment it […]

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Chinese New Year 101 – Year of the Rooster

Every culture has certain traditions and customs: taking off your shoes when you go into the house (or anyone else’s house,) being conscious of furniture placement in your home in accordance to the practice of feng shiu, the disappointment of failing to meet parental expectations of being a doctor or a lawyer and forced involuntary […]

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Shut Up and Eat’s Best of 2016

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 […]

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Food for Syrian/Armenian Royalty – Zenobia Restaurant

When a restaurant describes themselves as “simply the best Syrian/Armenian food you could ever find in Montreal”, you investigate. Yes, it’s common for restaurants to make grandiose claims for serving the best whatever or being the most authentic such and such, or like when that barbecue place in Laval declared to be the best Southern […]

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30-Second Salsa Recipe + Giveaway

The holidays are almost here and that can only mean one thing, FOOD! And lots of it! One of the things that I look forward to the most during the holidays is the food. Yeah sure, the people I spend time with are cool too, I guess. If you like to entertain during the holidays […]

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Fine Dining Side of Mexican Cuisine – Restaurant Emiliano’s

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 […]

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