Japanese

I’m starting off this review with an apology, and you’ll see why. I’m often asked which are my favourite restaurants in Montreal. I always answer with the same handful of places because obviously, they are my favourites, but I’ve been lying. Ok, not LYING lying, but I haven’t been 100% honest. Not in the sense […]

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Montreal’s ramen scene has gone from relatively non-existent to booming. There’s no denying that in recent years we’ve been spoiled at the variety of ramen houses available to us. Not only do we now have places to grub on some awesome Japanese soup noodles, but some of these places specialize in regional specific bowls that […]

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Sukiyaki for One – Recipe

Sukiyaki recipe

February 23, 2016

in Food, Recipes

There are particular dishes and meals that I crave at certain times of year; light ceviches and hearty salads in the summer and soul soothing bowls of soup noodles in winter. One of my favourite things to eat when the temperature dips low is hot pot or Asian fondue. A shallow pot filled with flavourful […]

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Finally, an izakaya in the Plateau that does it right – a spot focused on drinks and awesome next level pub grub. I hit up Ichigo Ichie in the Plateau for some authentic Japanese tapas. I was aware that the team behind Ichigo Ichie is the same group that’s responsible for the wildly popular Imadake, […]

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Have you been to that new Korean and Japanese “izakaya” in Little Italy? You know the one right past Fruiterie Milano, north of Dante? You can’t miss it, its the only izakaya in Little Italy. I’ve walk past, and driven past this place numerous times. My once favourite Thai restaurant in all of Montreal rebranded […]

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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 […]

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Without a doubt, this year’s edition of MTL à Table honestly stretched right across the city. With over 140 restaurants participating in this restaurant week featuring amazing table d’hôte specials at $19, $29 or $39, it’s nearly impossible to find something you don’t like. I had the opportunity to check out one of Montreal’s more […]

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