I've been looking for the perfect breakfast crêpe in
for a long time.
It hasn't been easy, but I think I've just found it.
This treat is called "Bonne Journée" and comes from the kitchen of "Crêpe Café" - a small café that is named after what it makes best...
Back in July, Apple opened a flagship store in Montreal of which yours truly has already had an opportunity to be a customer.
The store is ninth on the list of Apple’s flagship stores world-wide (the others are in San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, London, Tokyo, Osaka and New York) and the first of the kind in Canada...
The Montreal Jazz Festival - 2008 has just ended
and the city is already fevereshly preparing for the 2009 edition. You might think this is an overstatement - after all, there’s almost a year left! But in fact, in this short year, one of the most important concert spaces, the plaza between the Place des Arts and the Rue de Bleury will have to be completely redone. The models and renderings for the new Place des Festivals were
made public a few days ago and the city’s mayor took the opportunity to
assure everybody the project remains “on schedule, on budget”...
There are many restaurants in this town proving their worth by hiring the right chef, PR agency or interior designer, attracting the “in” crowd or serving the most creative (sometimes absurdly creative) nouvelle cuisine
And then there are restaurants that don’t need to prove anything: as long as they stay true to their mission and character, they will be deservedly popular.
at 3927 rue St-Denis belongs to the second category. In the 20-odd years that the place has existed, it slowly transformed its status from that of a “cool new thing” to that of a Montreal institution...
I am not exactly a frequent visitor at tea salons - a fact pretty much ensured by the very presence of the Y chromosome in my DNA.
Yet, since about a year ago, I regularly find myself at a place that ranks suspiciously well on the tea connoisseurs’ list of Montreal cafés and
restaurants. And what do I order there? Tea. And cookies...