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Beef Hor Fun dish

OK. I'm sure it won't be trash, as I've tried some decent ones in Montreal, but none stood out(unless I forgot) compared to the better ones outside of Montreal. I've eaten fried noodles at Noodle Factory before, but not their fried hor fun noodles specifically yet.

Feb 26, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Beef Hor Fun dish

Yeah, but I tried versions at Chinese restaurants outside Montreal(eg. Toronto, in the US), they were so so so much better. You would think, it would be easy to get a very good version. Just like it would be very very easy to get a very good hamburger in Montreal(not so easy). So simple dish.

Feb 14, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best Chinese restaurants in Montreal (not sure we had this kind of post before, anyway, it's my version)

Wok Cafe Brossard closed last year(less than 6 months ago). Pretty much same menu as Downtown location(if not exactly the same). I just took your word, that it was 4 items on their dim sum menu. In any case Wok Cafe Brossard had same menu.

Feb 02, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best Chinese restaurants in Montreal (not sure we had this kind of post before, anyway, it's my version)

I was talking about Sainte Catherine West location(guessing their dim sum is not made by them, like Brossard Wok Cafe location). Usually there's not much deviation in food from each location. In Wok Cafe case, family members have involvement in each location. It's the same 4 dim sum choices in other Wok Cafe locations. Brossard Wok Cafe has since closed down.

Feb 01, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best Chinese restaurants in Montreal (not sure we had this kind of post before, anyway, it's my version)

My comment is based on visiting their other locations. Maybe this location is different, as it's their flagship location & much busier. I haven't tried the dim sum at Sainte Catherine Wok Cafe location.

Jan 31, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Beef Hor Fun dish

I went to the restaurant downstairs(owned by Keung Kee). Their beef hor fun wasn't good.

Jan 31, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Beef Hor Fun dish

The Rice Noodles are the white flat noodles(not the other fried noodles, that are yellow & not flat). I've only eaten at Mon Nan restaurant once. I'll give them a try for Beef Hor Fun.

Jan 31, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Beef Hor Fun dish

Who makes a very good fried Beef Hor Fun(Chinese fried rice noodles) dish in Montreal? Off-hand I can't think of even one good Chinese restaurant in Montreal that makes a very good one. Either Hor Fun with Beef(dry version) or Hor Fun with Beef & Black Bean sauce(wet version). The dish needs to be done with very good Wok Hai. I've tasted very good versions at Chinese restaurants outside of Montreal.

Jan 31, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

The New & Improved Openings & Closings January, February and March 2015

Eggspectations on St. Jacques has been gone for a pretty long time.

Jan 29, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best Chinese restaurants in Montreal (not sure we had this kind of post before, anyway, it's my version)

I'm not sure, their Ha Gow are made in-house(my guess is no).

Jan 29, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

The New & Improved Openings & Closings January, February and March 2015

According to Eater Montreal on Monday(Jan 26), Moonshine BBQ has now closed for good. Never re-opened after they went on hiatus during the holidays.

Edit: Oops I didn't realize Julzx responded 6 hours ago to own post.

Jan 26, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Lavanderia - Westmount

Big portions & Excess is a big problem with many restaurants in the US. I didn't realize this thing, has arrived with any significance with Montreal restaurants.

Is Lavanderia sourcing top quality South American beef?

Jan 11, 2015
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Pizzeria GEMA

It's only available that day or what?

Edit: Sorry now I see you say it seems to be for a day.

Nov 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Yeah I saw that write-up in Mtl Times before my visit. My Philly Cheesesteak was similar except no mushrooms & maybe slightly less steak. Was your bread toasted? The people in our tables, some got their bread toasted, some didn't get bread toasted(my Philly Cheesesteak was toasted but barely).

Nov 14, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

I could of eaten two full size Phillies Cheesesteak sandwiches on my visit. The onions was totally tasteless(didn't even look or tasted fried).

Nov 11, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

So I tried Le Phillies Cheesesteak. Ultimately it was a letdown, considering the mini-hype from the Montreal Eater write-up. Tried their Philly cheesesteak with onions & Provolone. The Provolone was melted however on my version I got. It about 10 inches long. The best about it, was the bread.

Nov 10, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

From reading up, most of the better Philly establishments would have processed cheese whiz & provolone as cheese options(another is American cheese which Le Phillies Cheesesteak also offers as a cheese option from checking their menu online). Their posted online menu doesn't list their prices. What kind of prices for their Philly cheesesteaks? It's about 14-inches long(one size only)?

Nov 08, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Willing to try this new Phillies cheesesteak next coming days & give us some feedback? Curious if it's good, before I decide if I want to check it out or not.

Oct 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Brigade Pizza is officially open

What neapolitan pizza can you have in Montreal that's still very good for takeout(maybe none).

Oct 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Yes, I was just by the butcher shop. The notice said they will open Monday Oct 27th.

Oct 25, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

But it's already open?

Oct 22, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

I'm reconsidering my criticism of Lawrence butchershop after your postings. Don't mind to be proven wrong. What I said before, is my observations from my visits(maybe 6-7 visits past year). And I do ask questions when I'm there.

Oct 04, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Right hand side when I go in. I'll give them another try soon. Maybe I'm mistaken.

Oct 04, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

I will credit Lawrence butcher shop for getting different cuts of beef of Quebec Wagyu, after finding out from you they were carrying it. I checked afterwards, to see what they carrying(impressed).

Oct 04, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

The non-frozen beef stuff is Rheintal. I've seen their frozen beef at Lawrence butcher shop(unless my memory is off), although I'm not certain it's from Runaway Creek Farm).

Oct 04, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

That's why I'm hopeful, this Philly Cheesesteak has a chance to be authentic & very good.

Oct 03, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Runaway Creek Farm I think Lawrence butcher shop gets their meats in frozen. The third beef supplier I think is Rheintal. I've seen Rheintal meat products at Organic food places in Montreal. I saw it at a Organic food shop yesterday on Sherbrooke West(can't remember their name). Also seen it at Tau regularly.

Thanks for the tipoff from you on Quebec Wagyu, being available at Lawrence butcher shop(I didn't know). I've never seen it at Lawrence butcher shop before. Everytime I asked for anything with more marbling there, I'm told there's not much marbling in the beef they carry. Apparently Lawrence butcher are still carrying Quebec Wagyu & it's hormone free etc. I just heard. I've seen Quebec Wagyu beef at two establishments so far(a Brossard butcher shop & Fou D'Ici in downtown).

Oct 03, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

The beef that Lawrence is carrying other places in Montreal were also carrying. Their beef is over-rated. Hardly any marbling in their beef. Just because it's so called ethical butchery meat, the beef doesn't have to be so lean.

Sep 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Is it good? That's all I care.

Sep 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

It's not an odd concept(it's been served in Montreal & many other places in North America). Just that not many establishments outside of Philly do it very well.

Sep 30, 2014
BLM in Quebec (inc. Montreal)