My Montréal à Table 2017

Montreal’s popular foodie event Montréal à Table is now underway until November 16th. Montréal à table takes place in more than 175 restaurants across Montreal and features gourmet menus at insanely affordable prices. The purpose is to attract customers during a low season for restaurateurs, all while taking great care in featuring Québec products. Most of Montreal’s gourmet restaurants take part in Montréal à Table, … Continue reading My Montréal à Table 2017

Chef Fisun Ercan’s Turkey in Montreal

When I started talking to my colleagues about my love for Sevtap Yüce’s cookbook, some asked where they could find a good Turkish restaurant in Québec City. Unfortunately, the answer is nowhere. There is though an excellent Greek restaurant called Mezzé in the Old-Port where the notion of small appetizers and familiar Mediterranean ingredients are used, but it resonates nothing near authentic Turkish cuisine. Let’s … Continue reading Chef Fisun Ercan’s Turkey in Montreal

Foodiecation in Toronto 2015

I lived in Toronto for two years where I had my first job as a reporter. Toronto is where I lived through some of the best and scariest moments of my life; among them hip replacement surgery. For the first months, I lived by Warden and Danforth and then downtown near Regent Park on the corner of Queen and River. If you know the neighbourhood, … Continue reading Foodiecation in Toronto 2015

Road trip in Charlevoix 2015

I love Charlevoix. It’s located close enough to Quebec City to be considered a weekend getaway, and far enough to feel as though I am escaping from home. Every season, friends of mine plan an escape to Charlevoix. We usually rent a chalet at Le Genevrier and spend a weekend indulging in Charlevoix’s nature and terroir. But, last weekend was a different kind of escapade … Continue reading Road trip in Charlevoix 2015

PRESS TRIP: l’Auberge des Glacis

I spent seven weeks of my childhood in l’Islet, one week every year from the age of 7 to 14. During these weeks, I attended Camp Trois Saumons. I LOVED it. Best adventures of my childhood. As I write these words, I have flashes of canoeing, learning to start a fire, throwing myself in the lake at 6am for the Polar Bear challenge and great … Continue reading PRESS TRIP: l’Auberge des Glacis

REVIEW: Liverpool House

While on a recent press trip in Griffintown, Marie-Eve and I stepped away from the organised tour to eat dinner at Liverpool House, a restaurant owned and operated by the infamous Montreal chef David McMillan (alongside Frederick Morin and Allison Cunningham). The same gang behind Joe Beef, their second neighbours up Notre-Dame street. It’s my first visit to the Liverpool House and all I have … Continue reading REVIEW: Liverpool House