The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and everybody is starting to long for the outdoors. Here in Montreal, that means spending time on terraces with friends, food, and a refreshing glass of sangria or beer. But there’s nothing wrong with recreating that experience in your own backyard. We have ten amazing terrace-inspired […]
At restaurants, just like at home, you should be aiming to eat the right proportions of foods from the hockey players plate at each meal. By now you should know what pre-game meals work for you, especially how much food you need to eat and how long you need to digest the food. The playoffs […]
The online restaurant reservations provider OpenTable has unveiled the 2015 Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada. This list has been generated from more than 275,000 restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between May 1, 2014, and April 30, 2015, in more than 1,600 restaurants.
Ever wondered what to choose at the restaurant when you’re on a low FODMAP* diet? I have the answer for you right here. To simplify your life, here’s a winning formula: choose a restaurant that offers options without gluten, (see box) onion or garlic.
In Italy, he is among the most recognisable and best-known chefs, on account of his numerous TV appearances and his rather unconventional background (he learned to cook in prison, where he spent eight months by mistake), but Filippo La Mantia is above all someone who loves to swim against the tide, because he has banned […]
If you want to understand something about a country, what better way to do it than through food? I guess this may well be one of the reasons why Conflict Kitchen, an unusual take-out restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA, opened in 2010. Indeed unusual, because this restaurant serves only ethnic foods from nations with which the […]
Maclean’s list of the 50 best restaurants in Canada is now available on newsstands. The list was compiled and the package overseen by Maclean’s food columnist and critic-at-large Jacob Richler, with the mouth-watering pictures of John Cullen.
The Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, they have organized a whole-hog food fair of its own. “Souk” is an arab word for “open-air marketplace”, and the eating scene down in the Quartier des Spectacles is indeed bustling and a bit chaotic, just […]
In keeping with an exploding North American trend, the appetite for truck grub is increasing in Montreal, where the city is now considering allowing food trucks and street food vendors to sell their delicacies downtown. Since the beginning of summer, a few vendors have been allowed in selected areas, apparently with great success. At the […]
Danish restaurant Noma was crowned the world’s best restaurant for the 3rd year in a row in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants listing, produced by Britain’s ‘Restaurant Magazine’. The voting was done by a panel of more than 800 chefs, restaurateurs, journalists and food experts.