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Best restaurant tartare

In his rave review today of Albert Bistro on Beaver Hall, Le Devoir critic Jean-Philippe Tastet writes that the tartare is good enough "à vous faire regretter d’avoir mangé des tartares ailleurs." Pretty strong endorsement.

MOLOCHAYA SOUP > SEEKING RESTAURANT SUGGESTIONS

Jounieh is in Saint-Laurent.
215 boulevard Côte-Vertu
(514) 745-5889
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cafe-J...

La Folie du Kashary, downtown.
1444 rue Saint-Mathieu
(514) 507-3006
https://www.facebook.com/lafoliedukos...

Vietnamese in Montreal that don't serve the usual

Openings & Closings: July, August and September 2015

Perfecto is a bar, with food, from some veteran Montreal bar operators. Chef came from Fabergé. It's a promising addition to Duluth. Interior was designed by a Théâtre du Nouveau Monde set designer: https://instagram.com/p/5Nu4sMudLp/?t...

Linking to my own material here, from November 2014: http://montreal.eater.com/2014/11/28/...

And from a couple weeks ago: http://montreal.eater.com/2015/7/7/89...

Openings & Closings: July, August and September 2015

León explained the move from Usine C a week ago: http://montreal.eater.com/2015/6/29/8...

Looking for a chill cafe where I can study in Mile End

Falco is the chillest café in Mile End in my experience.
5605 de Gaspé

Ice cream 2015

Notre-Boeuf-de-Grâce has soft serve: https://instagram.com/p/4KBuxtiDAp/?t...

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

Luwan actually opened in September 2014.

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

I did.

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

That post was published without crediting its source: http://montreal.eater.com/2015/5/12/8...

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

Jen Agg.

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

Refreshingly, no press agent was involved in the dissemination of this particular story. Fact.

Openings & Closings: April, May and June 2015

Agrikol will be located on Amherst.

Sports bar with good food

Off the top of my head:

Le Sieur d'Iberville is excellent. Plenty of screens, a decent selection of beers, rôtisserie chickens, solid burgers, with a comfortable bar and booth seats.
2490 Mont-Royal Est, corner d'Iberville
https://www.facebook.com/lesieurdiber...

Isle de Garde, a relatively new artisanal microbrewery with a menu of upscale bar food, in La Petite Patrie.
1039 Beaubien Est
http://www.isledegarde.com/

Consider Brasserie Harricana too.
https://www.facebook.com/bharricana/t...

Edit: I definitely suggest you call in advance to make sure the game will be broadcast.

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

Verbatim from a Kérébel direct message. Multiple [sic].

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

Le Beau Frère was slated for the QV space. (Errors?)

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Well, at least they nailed the bread. That was their main concern.

Bar Brutus (Beaubien) - Bacon Bar

No, no word from the owner yet.

Bar Brutus (Beaubien) - Bacon Bar

Not to get off-topic - this IS about Brutus - but sometimes you need to make noise with a headline to make a point.

And the point here is that there seems to be a disconnect between the bacon hype and the bacon reality.

Bar Brutus (Beaubien) - Bacon Bar

When you elicit negative reviews of the type that Brutus has so far - less than two months in - that bodes ill for your business.

Bar Brutus (Beaubien) - Bacon Bar

A Montreal bar gains viral media attention for its all-bacon menu before it even opens. Months later, a disproportionate share of online reviews, across multiple sites, are severely and independently critical of the food and service.

Well worth pointing out, imho.

Openings & Closings October, November & December 2014

Earlier this week I mistakenly posted a link to a story I wrote about Phillies Cheesesteak for another site sans context (and profusely apologize to anyone I offended in the process). What I meant to add was simply that I spoke to one of the owners and was told that his father is from Philadelphia. He spent much of his childhood in the city and apparently takes his cheesesteaks very seriously.

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

Danny Lavy and Stephen Shiller own buildings that house restaurants on Notre-Dame Ouest. Not the same as owning the restaurants themselves.

Openings & Closings July, August & September 2014

N.B. Cafeden has a couple of tables - not all stools.

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

Le LAB has a Tiki section on their daunting cocktail menu, I believe, and has held Tiki drink classes in the past. No garish décor though.

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

No need to go to Trois-Rivières. Try Le Mal Nécessaire or Bar le LAB.

Cabane a sucre Au Pied de Cochon

My advice: Keep the reservation. Go sit at the bar. Enjoy the theatre.

Au Pied de Cochon - The Book ... Bourdain writes the intro

Yes, on both.

Besides BAC, the English is available at Archambault. Or the restaurant of course.

Nov 01, 2006
iharrison in Food Media & News

Au Pied de Cochon - The Book ... Bourdain writes the intro

The English will be available on Amazon soon.

Oct 29, 2006
iharrison in Food Media & News