Category: Food

Shout Out 02: Restaurant Nilufar

Ladies and gentlemen, the search is over. We’ve found Montreal’s best falafel. That being said, Restaurant Nilufar on Ste-Catherine deserves a serious shout out for more than that, and here’s why: 1 – The Prices: You can get a falafel,…

Easy Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Although I don’t really need an excuse to eat comfort food, cold weather is the ideal time for it. Grilled cheese sandwiches are a good standby, and this recipe takes the classic kind up a notch, but is still super…

Battle of the bulge, MTL syle

It’s winter in Montreal. We are hibernating, comforting ourselves with snuggies and wine while hiding behind a mountain of brownies, which we quickly ingest while slowly knocking back another Netflix series… This frozen city wills us to pack on the…

Shout Out 01: Lola Rosa

If you haven’t been to Lola Rosa yet, you need to get there ASAP. And here’s why: 1. There are two different locations:  one on Avenue du Parc, and the other one on Milton.  Which means Plateau Residents those who don’t like to…

4 Easy Ways to Add Loads of Veggies to Your Winter Diet

Let’s face it, this is the time of year where most of you regret your eating habits (AND drinking habits) of the last month or so. Christmas dinners, Christmas drinks, Christmas snack, Christmas fat over fat fat, followed by a…

Hammered and/or empty fridge?

I remember clearly, as it was yesterday. The first time I moved out on my own: it was not summer, it was cold and rainy.  I didn’t know how to cook back then and my first grocery consisted of a…

NUMTL: Our Favourite Things of 2014

Ok, we aren’t even 1 yet.  But enough has happened in 2014 for us to consider and share our favourite things about Montreal. So here it is: NUMTL’s “favourite things of 2014” list. Enjoy. MUSIC Our Favourite Concerts –Arcade Fire, Parc…

Make Me Happy: Little Life Box Is What You Need

What is better than a surprise box ? A healthy one, and so has decided the Montreal-based company Little Life Box with their sustainable mission. On a subscription basis, you will receive a sweetly wrapped package containing goods such as snacks(vegan !…

Frank & Oaks’ new roommate in the Mile End; Café Névé!

When new Mile End cafés are as common as potholes, it can be hard to get excited every time doors open. But the latest Café Névé storefront is forcing people to think different by emerging from a peculiar business mix….

Mais Restaurant

Mais – The Mile-End’s Stationary Taco Truck

When food trucks are no where to be seen, Montrealers are hitting Mais to get their taco fix.  Conveniently located on St-Laurent corner St-Viateur, Mais offers various mexican delicatessen where fellow mexican restaurant La Chilenita once served enchiladas. Don’t expect piñatas or…