Get Ready Montreal!

August 27, 2013 Food Media

Are you dreading to say your goodbyes to summer? I am, and I’m not ready to let it go just yet. Yes, festival season is over, but there’s still a bunch of great events happening in Montreal in the next couple of weeks. There’s plenty of time to get in some good eats, while the […]

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Eat Here, Eat This

August 19, 2013 Restaurants

Summer always brings out the best in food. I’ve been enjoying the great flavours of street food, relaxing on terrasses with a cool drink in hand, and many frequent visits to Montreal’s markets. Lately, I’ve been lucky enough to feast on some really good food, which would be selfish of me if I didn’t share […]

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Dinner at Barbounya: New Turkish Restaurant on Laurier

July 8, 2013 Restaurants

It’s exciting when a new restaurant opens! There’s always some early buzz followed by, most likely, an opening dinner (like this one!), and usually afterwards, questions about how the restaurant is or was during that night. This time around, I’m talking about a new Turkish restaurant on Laurier called Barbounya. The name derives from a […]

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Royal Canadian Monday at Pastaga

June 10, 2013 Food Media

Martin Juneau is one of Montreal’s most popular chefs. After winning The Golden Plates award in 2011 (best chef in Canada…no big deal), his profile grew and him, along with his food quickly became very well known. Soon after, he opened Pastaga Vins Nature & Restaurant. The small plate presentations and fantastic selection of natural […]

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Upcoming Food Charity Events

May 25, 2013 Food Media

I’ve got some exciting news! Three! amazing food events are hitting Montreal with a bang in the next couple weeks. Not only will they satisfy your latest food cravings, but will also make you feel good too. As you’ll see, these are food-focused charity events benefiting two causes close to me. Both are going to […]

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Unrest in the Restaurant Scene: The Blogger View

April 8, 2013 Food Media

Last week, Lesley Chesterman, the fine dining critic for the Gazette, wrote probably one of the most interesting articles I’ve ever read from her: Unrest in the Restaurant Scene. I believe; however, the title of the article may be a little farfetched since I don’t see it as “unrest”. I see it as the evolving […]

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Montreal Highlights Festival at Buonanotte with Chef Peter McAndrews

March 24, 2013 Restaurants

Each year, The Montreal Highlights Festival brings together locals and tourists where the attractions feature mostly arts and entertainment shows. For us foodies, the part I along with many others, pay the most attention to is of course the fine dining segment. Some of the best chefs from a specific country as well as another […]

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Recipe: Cacio e Pepe (a recipe of 1’s)

February 8, 2013 Recipes

Cacio e pepe is one of the simplest Italian dishes, and also happens to be my absolute favorite. It’s warm, comforting, cheesy, peppery, salty, and buttery. What could make any dish better than that? I was immediately inspired to cook this dish after seeing a special issue of Gourmet Magazine (I miss it) on the […]

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Montreal’s 1st Poutine Week and Giveaway!

January 28, 2013 Food Media

Part of the reason why I created this blog and why I truly enjoy interacting with my readers is to inform them of great places to eat. Food is engrained in our city and makes our joie de vivre distinct. As much as I like dining out at some of the great restaurants in Montreal, […]

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Food Guy Montreal’s Best Bites of 2012

January 1, 2013 General Food

2012 is in the books. This year, Montreal saw a plethora of new dishes and interesting events occur, resulting in the wonderful evolution of our fair city’s food scene. Street food took on new life and amazed us all, different takes on classic dishes became new favorites, and special, original menus shined. There’s also the […]

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