I’m not even going to pretend that I’m not glad the snow is melting and the weather is getting nicer, but what I’m not excited about is the unthawing of the mounds and piles of dog shit my neighbour leaves on our front lawn. Born and raised in Montreal, you’d think that either I’ve gotten […]


I guess Summer is a Telus customer and didn’t get the text message that it’s supposed to show up in June rather in mid-August when the gut-wrenching Bureau en Gros “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” back to school commercials come on TV. So taking advantage of what summer we have left, I […]

Montreal boasts over 6000 restaurants but why is it so friggin difficult to find a decent meal after 10pm? This is one of those times where I would say, “If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been left hungry because a waiter told me the kitchen closes at 10″… I would probably be […]


I made a promise to find the hidden gems of Montreal, restaurants off the beaten path and whatever all those other metaphoric sayings are and whatnot. But when I said I would go to hole in the wall restaurants, I didn’t really think I would be taken to a literal hole in the wall. I […]

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