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Bombay Choupati Menu

It was every bit as advertised. Had the butter chicken and madras chicken of the combo menu. Divine naan, disapointing rice.

Will have to try the "full menu". Right now its a tossup with Shahi Palace.

All I wish is they move close to Lasalle.

Apr 14, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Bombay Choupati Menu

Hi hounders,

Would anyone have a scanned menu of Bombay Choupati, I wanted to call in and pick up for takeout.

Either way, what are your favorite dishes?

Apr 11, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

About No. 3 maple syrup... again! Made in Quebec but no sold here?

Try the stand outside at Atwater market. They had 6 grades available last year. Do remember that the dark stuff comes at the end of the season, so anything you buy today would be from last year's production.

Mar 04, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Are any of you in favor of having a whole foods in Montreal?

No we have everything we need.

Even a "general" supermarket like IGA now has a surprising selection of gourmet and bio products.

And don't talk about the suburbs, they have Tau and Adonis too.

Feb 24, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)
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Good restos in western Montreal or near the airport?

Bring him to Il Fornetto in Lachine right on the canal. He'll love the setting and ambiance.

Jan 22, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best quality/price sushi in the Greater Montreal?

For my money, Misoya in Lasalle nigh-unbeatable at any price.

Jan 06, 2014
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Delta Quebec

I would recommend the clocherpenche.ca brunch.

Dec 11, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Grande Parmaesan Grated Cheese

Buy the real reggiano from a cheesemonger. The taste is so much better and powerful that you'll save money by using less

Nov 30, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

WHERE CAN I FIND REALLY GOOD FRIED CHICKEN IN THE BASKET?

Definitely not southern, but Imadake's Karaage is real good!

Nov 25, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best Tandoori Chicken in Montreal (and not in the suburbs)

Unfortunately, you'll never get the char and taste that a 480 deg. celcius oven will. You can get great indian taste in your oven, but a great Tandoor is something else!

Sep 10, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)
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Porter beer

In addtion to the St-Ambroise oatmeal stout, Boréale Noire is available in most locations. Both make a great substitute as it is denser than a Guinness and this closer to a Porter.

Porters tend to be a little sweeter than Stouts so just add a little maple syrup to the recipe for a perfect match.

Aug 27, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Suburbs eating ? (Outside of Montreal or on route from Toronto)

If you are coming from the 20/401, stop by Pete's Smoke Meat on Ile Perrot just before getting on the Island. (It is next to the dairy queen.

Also be careful of the photo radar just before on Ile Perrot.

Aug 27, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Sierra Nevada IPA or Torpedo

I seriously doubt it, I've never seen in any beer deps before. May I suggest the wonderful McAuslan, Boreale and L'Alchimiste IPA's that are easily available?

Jul 31, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Ham Ham Ham

Available at lot of places, I like the Premiere Moisson

Jun 11, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

boustan

Its was sold not too long ago, that probably exlpains all.

May 10, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Best cold cuts in Montreal

Charcuterie Monk

May 10, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Restaurant Closings in 2013

Lasalle is viable, but that location was beyond horrible.

Jan 08, 2013
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Truffle butter

Can I suggest you make it using truffle paste/shavings? Probably faster, fresher and cheaper

Nov 06, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

smoked meat - lesser of two evils

I don't know but all the industrial stuff is pathetic. However if you find cryovacked "Nower" or "Quebec Smoke Meat" in the deli counter of your local smoke meat joint, its quite good!

Oct 02, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Restaurant Closings in 2012

Faubourg was unfortunately born to lose. Even on its 1st year ('87) the cinema got flooded during a storm. Sad because it had a unique vibe. Can't put my finger on it, but it had its own thing going.

Sep 24, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

fish & chips?

Actually I was at APDC this weekend and the sturgeon Fish and chips looked like a million bucks. At 20 bucks it musta been a great deal. (Tough I must admit I indulged in other delicacies since someone else was paying)

Sep 24, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Reheating....

For proteins in the microwave, my "secret" is low and slow. I reheat at maybe 10% power with a little water added to a close container and slowly bring it back up to temperature. A cheap man's version of sous-vide if you will.

Sep 18, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Home Cooking

smoked meat - lesser of two evils

Dunn's, no contest. When I did a tourney a few years back, Nickels was the single worst experience.

Aug 08, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Special Occasion Dinner - With Kid

The "adventure" part is my way of saying that I am open to foods from anywhere, any style and to not "play it safe". (I hate the word ethnic as all food is ethnic. Heck, even "french food" is different in every village).

Thanks for the recommendation and keep 'em coming!

Jul 30, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Special Occasion Dinner - With Kid

Thanks, my son is not picky, the challenge is to find great food served in a reasonable amount of time and an atmosphere where either other kids are present or his antics are drowned in the hustle and bustle

Jul 29, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Special Occasion Dinner - With Kid

I am looking for a gastronomic adventure, no expenses spared for a 40th anniversary, but we'll have a 6yr old with us. I'm looking for something great, but 9 courses meals are unfortunately out of the question.

We're very adventurous eaters, so no steakhouses unless its out of the ordinary. We'll of course need to be able to make reservations (no Kazu)

I had PDC (early evening) on my list, but I'm sure y'all got some more suggestions for us.

Jul 25, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Lunch in Chinatown

That is beautiful!

Jul 19, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Lunch in Chinatown

I'm looking for an exciting place to eat in chinatown for lunch.

I know Beijing, House of Noodles and the Pho places, but what else is there (non dim sum, non buffet) that is choworthy?

I'd love to find a place heavy on the sichuan peppers, light on the oil if at all possible.

Jul 19, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Restaurant Closings in 2012

It was nothing special, Shangrila was usually better. They had a bad location and I never saw customers inside. There is a new place on Dollard in Lasalle a block away from Pushap that just opened. Haven't tried it yet.

Jul 10, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

What product would you buy an Italian foodie from Italy?

In addition to maple syrup, how about Ice Cider and and wild blueberries if in season?

Jul 09, 2012
ScoobySnacks20 in Quebec (inc. Montreal)