tapas

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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I haven’t had a meal like this in a while, probably one of the best in a very long time. I don’t say that lightly. I wholeheartedly mean it. “Enchanted”, “in love”, “food boner”… there aren’t enough adjectives or ways to describe my experience at Le Red Tiger. I’m talking in every sense of the […]

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I’m a changed person. I was never very fond of “brunch”; the term, the ritual, the waking up before the butt-crack of noon on a Sunday. It’s a novel concept, either eating “breakfast foods” late, or eating “lunch foods” earlier under the guise of a compound word that sounds like word you mutter through clenched […]

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My dad often says, “where ever the sun shines, you’ll find an Asian person.” In a city as multicultural as Montreal, this adage can also be applied to Asian restaurants. From the barren wasteland of the Westisland to the strip malls of Repentigny, there are Asian restaurants, not necessarily great ones, but ones you’ll be […]

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In a multicultural and ethnically diverse city as Montreal, our food scene is equally as varied; from low-brow informal spots to high-end fine dining, our restaurants house some of the most creative and influential chefs across the country representing the gamut of cuisines. Restaurants who have stood the test of time have a certain air […]

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When I was doing the rounds for Poutine Week, I had to opportunity to try some of Montreal’s most creative spin on our favourite dish, the poutine. Some were totally out of control-over the top where you’d be forced to reschedule your next doctor’s appointment in shame and then there were some that bordered on […]

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August’s Shut Up And Eat With Me dinner event was hosted by the trailblazing Imadake Izakaya making moves in the Montreal Japanese food scene (original review from here). Welcomed by the amazingly exuberant and enthusiastic team with a welcoming chorus of “irasshaimase!”, we were all ready to get our grub on, make some new friends […]

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