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Top 10 Iconic Montreal Foods

Iconic Montreal Foods

January 24, 2014

in Food, List

Whether you’re from Montreal or visiting, there are certain things Like Toronto has their overcompensating inferiority complex and Vancouver’s ski slopes and weed, Montreal has a great cast things… delicious things that we are known for. Foods and dishes that are uniquely our own and that we share with the rest of the world, here […]


If you’re a Montrealer and a Montreal who likes to eat, then it’s obvious that you have cherished “go-to” places for certain meals or dishes; whether it be the juiciest gyro with awesome vampire repelling tzatziki sauce, the most decadent slice of chocolate cake, the richest espresso to keep you awake, or the ripest cup […]


This week’s review, I wanted to do it old school, and by old school I mean, the kind of school your parents went to… WAY old school, dinosaur school. As restaurants come and go in this city, the ones that stick around for the long run are far and few between. There are certain things […]


There are a few things that Montreal’s take seriously and are passionate about; how much the Toronto Maple Leafs suck, how much Toronto sucks, pot-holes, poutine and smoked meat. When you ask any local about their view on smoked meat, alliances are fierce and lines are drawn thick enough that could tear families apart. There […]


So “A” had been planning her trip to Montreal for a couple of weeks now and I was completely psyched and excited to see her. Being away for three years, there’s been a bunch of places that have popped up such as Icehouse, Osteria Venti, and Biarritz, some awesome new joints that I’m pretty sure […]


In preparation to the second edition of the Shut Up and Eat Food Face-off, a while ago, I informally polled both my Facebook page and Twitter and asked you guys which is the “definitive” and your favourite “Montreal smoked meat”. The front runner was obviously the famous mainstay on St. Laurent, Schwartz’s delicatessen, followed by […]