Food

Five Notable Stalls at Jean Talon Market

Summer is in full swing at the city’s iconic Jean Talon market. Strolling through the market can be both a satisfying and overwhelming experience. During this time of year, it’s easy to get lost amid the array of fruit and vegetable vendors. Within this wide selection of fresh seasonal produce...

Summer Drinks: The Barbecue Steak and Red Wine Pairing (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: The barbecue steak and red wine pairing I love my barbecue and I am not...

Take a Bite of these Top (Hot) Dogs

One of the many summer pleasures people are sinking their teeth into is hot dogs. What’s simpler and more delicious than a piece of meat between a bun topped with any ingredient you desire? The list here ranges from classic hot dogs from Decarie Hot Dog to fancier, more gourmet...

Five-Dollar Meals at New Restaurant and Bar Cinko

Paying five dollars for a quality restaurant meal might seem too good to be true. But it is the concept behind newly opened restaurant and bar Cinko in the Quartier Latin neighbourhood. And no, the dishes are not tapas. “When customers leave, I want them to say: great service, great...

Summer Drinks: Chablis (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: The grape may be chardonnay, but the wine is Chablis Compared to the vast majority...

Cool New Ice Cream Flavours in Montreal, from Lemon-Thyme to Triple Cream

Summer in Montreal: jazz, comedy, fireworks, terrasses and ice cream. And more ice cream. And just a little bit more ice cream, please. Most of us have a favourite crémerie and flavour, but every year, especially as fresh ingredients reach their peak, the city’s best ice-cream destinations introduce new temptations...

New Restaurant Henri Opens with East Coast-Inspired Fare

Just in time for summer vacation, the new restaurant Henri, located in St. Henri, has opened on Notre-Dame St. W. with East Coast-inspired food meant to conjure up the fond memories of seaside meals enjoyed by many Montrealers. At a moment when many restaurants are focusing on what’s local, on...

Summer Drinks: A Perfect Mojito (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: A Perfect Mojito Mojito – The classic rum cocktail and my favourite. What you...

A Coffee to Help You Sleep

Coffee before bed? Counting Sheep Coffee, made with 99.9 per cent decaffeinated coffee and the natural sleep aid Valerian root, aims to have even the most sensitive coffee drinker enjoying the hot beverage hours before sleep. Vancouverite Deland Jessop created the coffee for his wife, who likes to relax with...

Summer at the Spa: Été des Chefs BALNEA

For the fifth year in a row, BALNEA thermal reserve in Bromont is hosting its Été des chefs event all summer long. The “haute cuisine and tan lines” tag line pretty much sums it up: imagine yourself on a chaise longue or bean bag in the spa’s pristine lake-side surroundings,...
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