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Best cafes to study all day at?

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La Croissanterie, maybe, the mint tea is very pretty.

The cafe in the YMCA on Stanley is okay, but maybe there is no internet, and there is definitely no atmosphere, good people watching though, if a bit grim sometimes.

Oct 20, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

lunch options, parc&beaubien area

India Beau Village is just under the underpass, as you continue north on Parc. Samosas are great if just made, but good all round anyway. Thalis are good at lunch. A cheap and friendly place to eat.

Also at that Parc/Beaumont corner, turning west and continuing one block is a Middle Eastern - maybe Lebanese? - bakery with very nice hummous, tabboule, sandwiches and some seating. But that is probably pressing it, for an hour lunch.

Sep 24, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Where did you eat this week ?

Returned to Byblos for the first time in maybe 4 years, looking for something reasonably nutritious on Laurier. The soup, I remembered, had once been my go-to for reliably transcendent soup, - although one day the service was so mean I just never went back. The service today was smiling and friendly, almost disconcerting, for Byblos. The soup was simple and lovely, my soul said, "Yes." The lamb was definitely okay. The rice was apparently warmed up by a quick cycle through the dishwasher.

Aug 28, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Indian in Montreal.

We had the samosas at Devi today, the skins were even thinner than the already excellent ones at Moti Mehal. Also no historical greasy flavor of meals enjoyed by others before me. Almost as good as my first perfect samosas that as a child I bought wrapped in grease stained paper to eat in the cinema that played only Bruce Lee movies endlessly, somewhere in darkest Africa. Back to the Devi reality, I guess I spent too much money considering all I remember is the samosa.

Aug 22, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Fuzhou cuisine in Montreal - Restaurant Oui&Oui

About the service quality, while we appreciate a degree of authenticity in the food, if the service were truly authentic, it would for many Canadians be just as much a shock as if the food were truly authentic. Being realistic I think the service is okay all factors taken into account.

Aug 02, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Montreal Supermarkets--at or near Downtown

"5Saisons is nice but pricey" : this is true but still maybe more typical Montreal than a provigo. PA on du Fort is okay, and if the Plateau is not out of the question, PA Marche on Parc is too(Bus 535 every 6 min. ). For me, the typical Montreal means the Metro Chevrefils on Laurier (Laurier Metro). Le Fromentier is just down the street too, bonus.

May 22, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Cabane a sucre Au Pied de Cochon

Some good information for next year....

http://www.hour.ca/food/food.aspx

May 02, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

QING HUA DUMPLING

Okay, good to know, thanks!

Apr 18, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

QING HUA DUMPLING

Regarding hours, which seem to be variable, if I attempt takeout at 7pm,on any given evening, can I reasonably expect to successfully order lamb dumplings and beef noodle?

Apr 18, 2009
Mei in Quebec (inc. Montreal)