Category: Restaurant Reviews

Système D Café and Bakery: A trip down memory lane

You know the type of story that starts with « the friend of an acquaintance of the brother-in-law»? Well, the cousin of my friend and her beau, Cynthia Deschenaux and Mathieu L’Écuyer, just opened a coffee shop in the heart of…

Agrikol’s paradise hideaway

Were it not for the classy neon pink sign in the window of this renovated house on an otherwise silent stretch of Amherst Street, you might not figure out that one of Montreal’s hottest and most unique bar experiences awaited…

How I got my cooking groove back

Nowadays, when it comes to me vs cooking, it can get ugly and messy very fast.  After years of failed attempts (and if I’m being honest, battling my ultra laziness every since work started taking over my life) I have…

Chez Tousignant, a casse-croute made with care

For a Montrealer, casse-croutes are as essential to the spirit of the city’s food culture as bagels or smoked meat. Years ago, as a newcomer to the city, I was (and still am!) endlessly fascinated by these tiny restaurants serving…

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Schlouppe Bistrot Nakamichi is a bowl of perfection

It’s a great time to be a ramen lover in Montreal. For a long time, there was a serious lack of options. Thankfully, in the past year, there have been many openings around the city to satiate your noodle cravings….

Our New Fave spot: Perfecto

So I just came back from a trip. Over there, I (unsurprisingly, tss) found myself looking for a spot to drink, which is always useful when you travel alone. I always search for that cool, hidden gem that reminds me of…

Shout Out 06: Kafein Cafe-Bar

Are you looking to do some studying? Grab a coffee? A beer? Some food? Hangout with a group of friends? You can do all of this at one amazing, adorable, little place: Kafein. Kafein serves some of the best coffee…

Sugar High

The tulips aren’t yet blooming, but with daylight savings time starting today and the winter weight we’ve put on this far (Thunder thighs alert!), it’s safe to say spring is definitely on its way. So before we hit the ground…

Shout Out 05: Le Cagibi

Are you looking for a chill café? A place to study? An easy joint to grab a beer? OR are you too cool and just want to check out live bands? It doesn’t matter because believe it or not, there’s a…

Léché Desserts – The Story Behind Doughnut Heaven

Montrealers tend to disagree on almost every subject, but it seems as though we have a general consensus on our hands: Léché Desserts is one of the most delicious bakeries in town. I mean, utter the words “Léché” to the next person you…