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After the Game on Saturday

Beijing, 92 de la Gauchetiere O
Bouillon Bilk, 1595 St Laurent
Maison Boulud, 1228 Sherbrooke W
Brasserie Capri, 2172 St Patrick
Evoo, 3426 Notre Dame O
Imadake, 4006 Ste Catherine W
Mon Nan, 43 de la Gauchetière
Au Pied de Cochon, 536 Duluth E

Pub Sir Joseph

In my opinion is not long for this world. I passed by at 7 o'clock this evening and there was not a single person in the restaurant. Granted it is (was) a Tuesday night and it was early. But nonetheless, it does not bode well for the establishment.

I would guess that its obituary is in the opening/closing thread 1st quarter 2015.

Does anybody else think differently?

Honeymoon Itinerary (Critique Please)

You might want to look into the following restaurants

Breakfast:
Binerie Mont Royal
Tous les jours
L'Express
Le Valois

Lunch:
Le Valois
L'Express
Manitoba
Lawrence
Bouilion Bilk
Dinette Triple Crown

Dinner:
Bouillion Bilk
Club Chasse & Peche
Chez Delmo
Hotel Herman
Au Pied de Cochon
Le Renard

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Something called Spirit House is opening at 244 Saint jacques. There is one already open in Toronto
http://spirithousemontreal.com/
https://www.facebook.com/SpiritHouseM...

Breaded Veal Sandwiches

I'm not certain I would qualify as a member of the CH police! Apologies for wagging my finger at you.

I haven't been in Toronto for close to 15 years, so my mistake on not picking up the differences.

Joe's has a great hamburger (on a panini) and since I haven't memorized the menu, I believe it is possible that they have a veal parmigiana on a panini. And while Bruno brothers and Marchigiani might be bakeries the only thing I ever order when I go are their awesome Italian charcuterie sandwiches, which leads me to think that they might have veal parmigiana as well.

Breaded Veal Sandwiches

Next time you need to specify you're looking for a veal parmigiana sandwich, not a schnitzel...

Felix Mish does schnitzel. I don't remember if La Grotte Des Fromages comes with sauce, but given the neighborhood, I'm pretty certain it does (it's been a couple of years since I hauled up there). You also might want to inquire at Bruno Brothers, Friulano, Via Pizza, Marchigiani, Joe's Panini, and Titanic.

Bocci does a chicken parmigiana sandwich, and Amelio's does an eggplant parmigiana sandwich.

Breaded Veal Sandwiches

Are available at Charcuterie Hongroise, 3843 Saint-Laurent
La Grotte Des Fromages, 4919 Jarry E
And I think also at Felix Mish, 1903 Jolicoeur

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Go for it...

Tiny Taco Place in Montreal West

Les Deux Singes de Montarvie

My guess would be "no."

Les Deux Singes de Montarvie

French food, with a local Quebecois bent. As for experiences, scroll through the following...

Their menu
http://www.lesdeuxsingesdemontarvie.c...

Their Facebook page with pictures of the dishes
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Les-De...

TripAdvisor (where indeed they are #1
)http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Restaurant_...

OpenTable
http://www.opentable.com/les-deux-sin...

Yelp
http://www.yelp.ca/biz/deux-singes-de...

Urbanspoon
http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/67/149039...

First trip to Montreal

To nuance cherylmtl's comment. Compared to bourbon bars in the US there are slim pickings here in Quebec. Yes, there are some very good bourbons available here, just not an awful lot. I personally, was referencing bars in town with a sufficiently large selection of what was available here that also did very good cocktails.

First trip to Montreal

Birthday (and great places for good food) dinner suggestions (in alphabetical order):
Le Chien Fumant, 4710 De Lanaudière 514 524-2444
Club Chasse et Pêche, 423 St Claude 514 861-1112
Lawrence, 5201 St Laurent 514 503-1070
Manitoba, 271 St-Zotique O 514 270-8000
Au Pied de Cochon, 536 Duluth E 514 281-1114

Bourbon and Cocktail Bars:
Le Boudoir 85 Mont Royal
Burgundy Lion 2496 Notre Dame O
The Emerald 5295 du Parc
Icehouse 51 Roy E
L'Ile Noire. 1649 St Denis
Sparrow 5322 St Laurent

Strolls:
Saint Laurent from the river to Jean Talon
Sainte Catherine from Greene to de Lorimier
Chemin Olmstead on the mountain

Bike Rides:
Lachine Canal from Old Montreal to Dorval
This one
https://www.google.com/maps/ms?msid=2...

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Notkin's is now open for business.
http://www.notkins.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Notkin...

In related news, Daniel Notkin is also trying to complete a film.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...

Nothing like burning the candle at both ends...

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Jonah James has apparently declared bankruptcy. The auction is on Monday.
http://encanbelec.com/en/jonah/

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Taverne Le Mont Royal is undergoing major renovations, and likely to come out the other end looking like the "new and improved" Midway.

Sad news all around.

A Real Dining Experience

Bouillon Bilk, 1595 St Laurent
Club Chasse et Pêche, 423 St Claude
Chez Delmo, 275 Notre Dame O
L'Express, 3927 St Denis
Laloux, 250 Pine E

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Something called Bolo Bolo, doing gourmet meatballs (probably similar to Le Ballpark) is opening in the old Café Méliès location inside Ex-Centris.

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/boloboloboul...

Street Fair Stalls

As there are four street fairs going on this weekend (Saint Hubert, Saint Laurent, Monkland and Wellington) I was wondering if anyone had any particular food stalls (not food trucks) that they prefer.

I know on Saint Laurent, the La Vieille Europe grill (chicken and sausages) is particularly popular.

please help! 30th bday drinks/dinner recommendations?

Les Accords 212 Notre Dame O
Le Castillion Hotel Bonaventure
Club Espagnol du Quebec 4388 St Laurent
La Coupole 1325 René Lévesque O
Foodlab 1201 St Laurent
Taverne Gaspar 89 de la Commune E
Icehouse 51 Roy E
Jardin Nelson 407 Place Jacques Cartier
Le Pavillon 2000 Remembrance
Le Pèlerin-Magellan 330 Ontario Est
Le Reservoir 9 Duluth E
Vices et Versa 6631 St Laurent
El Zaz Bar 4297 Saint-Denis

Dirty Dogs is expanding

They have an investor from the US who is interested in helping them open a second restaurant with the idea to use it as proof-of-concept for franchsing.

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

Up there I also quite like La Ligne Rouge and Petit Alep.

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

No worries, no problems. Ten to 20 years ago there was awesome Banh Mi at the corner of Saint Laurent & de la Gauchetiere, but it burned down. Five to ten years ago, Cao Thang was the bomb.

But sadly those days are long gone. Now I go to Marche Hung Phat, 7099 St Denis. Unfortunately it is not as convenient for me, so I don't eat as many Banh Mi as I would like.

Jardin Tiki, the review you've all been waiting for!!!

Will he have enough money to crush Tiki fan's worldwide after losing this battle?
http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/13989...

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

Read the thread...

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

I have to respectfully disagree, Vua is a chain making banh mi that won't make you sick, but are nothing to go out of your way for.

Berri/UQAM area - 2014

Les Temps Nouveaux is very nice, not too expensive, if a tad conservative.

The other places I like in that area are downscale, Uniburger or bars. The Cinematheque Quebecoise and Le Pèlerin-Magellan have awesome terasses. Brasserie Cherrier, Cheval Blanc, Ile Noire, Saint Bock and Pub de la Place are all fine drinking establishments that I frequent depending on my mood, bankroll, and companions.

First real foodie visit to Montreal - some specific requests

Glad to meet you here, and it looks like you should try Paul's Patates and Chez Ma Tante. They are as good as those at Pataterie Chez Philippe and Pierrette Patates.