Dumplings

I get excited every time I hear about a new restaurant opening in the West Island. I don’t live there, so why do I care? Because that part of the city deserves it. Spots like Grill Seleect, Nolahor KBBQ prove that there is space in the West Island for legit dining establishments and these types […]

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I was recently asked by www.thinkbeef.ca to help them show our fellow Canadians how deliciously different, yet uniquely Canadian, our nation’s kitchens are. What makes Canada one of the greatest countries in the world? Besides giving the world hockey and poutine, it’s our multiculturalism and ethnic diversity! It’s in the kitchen, where stories from generations […]

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Do you like dumplings? Of course you do – what kind of monster would you be if you didn’t?! One of the things that I love most is eating copious amounts of these little meat-filled savoury pouches is that that come in so many different varieties, that it would take a life time to say […]

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If there’s one thing I hold dear to my heart, it would definitely be dumplings; anything and everything dumplings… pork and shrimp dumplings, lamb and coriander dumplings, cheese and potato dumplings, dumpling toast, dumpling cereal, dumpling kebab, coffee and dumplings. I think that in every culture and in every type of cuisine there is a […]

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What’s that saying again… “If you don’t have high expectations, then you can’t be disappointed.”…? Something like that? Whenever I try new restaurants I always keep this in mind. Having been disappointed in the past was the direct result of believing hype before I had a chance to experience a place for myself. When people […]

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What’s the one thing that we’ve been seeing popping up all over the city faster than you can say foraged bitters? Hipster bars? No, not that. Random unfounded Montreal “Best of” lists researched via Yelp? No, but yes, that too. What I’m talking about is one of the marquee dishes that put Montreal’s gastronomy scene […]

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Do you like dim sum? Of course you do, what kind of monster doesn’t like dim sum; the ritual of lining up on Sunday mornings at your favourite dim sum house, listening to aunties sing the contents of their steamers in a memorized song as their push their carts along a predetermined carpet-worn circuit. If […]

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