Food

Summer Drinks: European wine labels (with video)

Ever wonder what those European wine labels are actually telling you? Wine critic Bill Zacharkiw breaks them down in this week’s Summer Drinks video. See it here: A region, simply put, is a large territory that groups together a large number of vineyards. In France, the country is divided into...

Summer Drinks: Reading the Label (with Video)

Gazette wine critic Bill Zacharkiw gives you suggestions on not only what to drink, but also tips on how to get the most out of your wines and cocktails. See the video here. The topic this week: Reading the Label There are two approaches to wine labels. One is what is referred...

Summer Drinks: How and Why to Taste Wine (with Video)

Gazette wine critic Bill Zacharkiw gives you suggestions on not only what to drink, but also tips on how to get the most out of your wines and cocktails. See the video here. The topic this week: How and Why to Taste Wine While drinking involves contemplating where your next refill is...

À la Folie: More Than Macarons

Alarmed by the recent disappearance of the Plateau’s La Maison du Macaron, and wondering why the Eaton Centre kiosk is now called à la Folie? Don’t worry, it’s all good news. The Plateau store moved around the corner to Mont-Royal Ave. in May, with a new name (meaning “madness”) that...

Taste the Rainbow of Montreal’s Bring Your Own Wines

Got a bottle of citrus-y Kim Crawford collecting dust in the cabinet that would pair perfectly with a dish you couldn’t possibly recreate at home? You have every reason to thank the Quebec government for making bring your own wines “a thing,” since they’re only legal in six provinces. There’s...

Summer Drinks: I Love Beaujolais (with Video)

Gazette wine critic Bill Zacharkiw gives you suggestions on not only what to drink, but also tips on how to get the most out of your wines and cocktails. See the video here. The topic this week: I Love Beaujolais Even though many of you regard Beaujolais as second-class wines, I’m...

Spoum Ice-Cream Counter Opens in Mile-Ex

Summer is not over yet. As if you needed an excuse to indulge in more ice cream, new dessert and ice-cream counter Spoum on Jeanne-Mance St. in Mile-Ex is named after a light and fluffy English frozen treat. Think sorbet with the texture of a mousse. Bring your pooch to...

A Taste of Europe … without Leaving Montreal

Whether you’ve had to forgo that European vacation for yet another summer, or are looking to relive that magical trip to the Alps or Mediterranean all over again, Montreal offers an abundance of European-style hotspots, capable of transporting our mouths and minds. From the fragrant cheeses of Switzerland to the...

Summer Drinks: Pairing Wine with Salads (with Video)

Gazette wine critic Bill Zacharkiw gives you suggestions on not only what to drink, but also tips on how to get the most out of your wines and cocktails. See the video here. The topic this week: Pairing Wine with Salads Why are winemakers weirded out by vinegar? Acetic acid, which is...

Le Slang on Monkland for Inventive International Fare

What do you get when you put together a culinary team comprised predominantly of world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu cooking school graduates for a new Montreal restaurant? Le Slang LABOaManger, where a blend of classic French techniques and international cuisine is aimed at creating dishes that “spark a memory of the...
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