El Rey del Taco – Montréal

El Rey del Taco Marché Jean-Talon 234 Jean Talon Est  , Montreal QC H2R1S7 Urbanspoon rating Although I rarely feel compelled to write restaurant reviews these days, I could not let this experience go by un-celebrated. A great food experience for me boils down to my tummy feeling warm and happy but also, I associate food with good…

Cabane a Sucre au Pied de Cochon

              Cabane a Sucre au Pied de Cochon 11382 Rang de la Fresnière St-Benoît de Mirabel, Québec J7N 2R9 62$ per adult +tx and gratuity http://www.cabaneasucreaupieddecochon.com/index_e.html As stated in my last post, I have become a big fan of Martin Picard having been to his Montreal restaurant, Au Pied…

Au Pied de Cochon – Montreal

                  Au Pied de Cochon – 536 Avenue Duluth Est, Montreal, QC – Tél: 514.281.1114  HELLO Vanilla-beaners! I had a couple of blog-worthy experiences recently and they all revolve around this man: Martin Picard – He is a local charachter…rough, raw, seemingly sweet and an utter culinary genius….

Restaurant L’Express, à Montréal

Restaurant L’Express http://www.restaurantlexpress.ca/ I am told that when this restaurant opened in 1980, it was a success from the get-go and it is obvious why. From when you walk through the door, you feel like you have walked into another era like the 40’s and in some other place…like Paris perhaps. Maybe its the classic…

Le Lab, Comptoir à cocktails

LAB, Comptoir à cocktails 1351 rue Rachel Est,  Montréal, Québec H2J 2K2 1 (514) 544 1333 Ouvert du Lundi au Samedi De 17h à tard… http://www.mixoart.com/lab/index.html   I was invited to Le Lab, Comptoir a cocktails for my lovely cousin Josie’s 25th birthday. I enjoy a drink with a meal at a restaurant, never a…

Kitchenette Restaurant

Kitchenette 1353, Rene-Levesque Est Montreal, Qc H2L2M1 514-527-1016 http://kitchenetterestaurant.ca/en Menu:  http://kitchenetterestaurant.ca/assets/files/dinner_menu.pdf   Kitchenette feels like a New York city resto. Built into an old building, small but roomy, casual setting with rough-looking wooden floor, modern tables and chairs. The open-kitchen allowed us to watch the chef busily and dutifully doing his thing. He looked so…

Toqué!

Toqué 900 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle Montreal, H2Z2B2 http://www.restaurant-toque.com/en/ Valet parking available on certain nights.   Hi Guys, I FINALLY went! I finally called and made a reservation at this Montreal institution. It was the Anthony Bourdain show called The Layover which prompted me to go. On the show, he was loving every minute, every bite…

Dominion Square Tavern – Montreal

                                          Dominion Square Tavern 1243 Metcalf Montreal, Qc 514-564-5056 Indoor parking available just next door!  http://www.tavernedominion.com/en/   Hello everybody!   I want to tell you about a restaurant I recently tried but first I have…

Review Pinxto – Montreal

Good morning! I have been really busy lately…busy trying new restaurants. Spring has sprung and I suddenly have this sense of renewal. I wanted to go outside again!  I wanted to find a new restaurant to add to my top spots. I realize that I may be a little picky, making this task more difficult…

Tuck Shop – Montreal

Tuck Shop www.tuckshop.ca Good morning beaners! Last weekend my husband and I decided to go somewhere new…somewhere hopefully blog-worthy. A reliable restaurant source told me about Tuck Shop – located “on the bad side” of Notre Dame W. I am told it’s a gem…a diamond in all that rough. I was told that everything was…

Restaurant Lemeac – Laurier Street, Montreal

Restaurant Lemeac http://www.restaurantlemeac.com Hello All! I have tried a new restaurant in Montreal. My friend and fellow foodie, Silia emailed me about this place this past week and after looking at their site, the reviews and so on, I was excitied to try. When I booked my reservation, I was already dreaming about what was…

Casa Mono and Bar Jamon – NYC

Casa Mono & Bar Jamon   www.casamononyc.com/home.cfm Hola amigos! I hope that you decide to take a trip to NYC soon because I discovered a new restaurant for you to try! It’s called Casa Mono, a Tapas restaurant in the heart of Manhattan. My taste buds were dancing! I am so happy that I scored…