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….

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…

Tuck Shop – Montreal

Tuck Shop http://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…