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Latino Tastes in Montreal – Part 2: Madre

Madre is the second restaurant in Mario Navarette Jr’s growing mini-empire of Latino influenced small restaurants. Like Raza, his first restaurant, Madre is situated in a long and narrow space with the kitchen located in the rear of the restaurant. […]

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Latino Tastes in Montreal – Part 1: Raza

Bold Latino flavors have been thought to be the next big thing for a while now. While Mexican food has indeed become one of the central pillars of North American cooking, the other sources of the flavors of most of […]

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A Slow Culinary Crawl Through Montreal

The last time I was in Montreal the Expos had just moved to Washington, D.C.  At last year’s Starchefs ICC, Stelio Perombelon, previously the chef at one of my most memorable Montreal meals ever (Les Chevres along with pastry Chef Patrice […]

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Sunday Photos – Montreal’s Jean Talon Market

Montreal’s Jean Talon Market reminds me of the great European markets. Set up with outdoor stalls, the market is also ringed by wonderful brick and mortar stores like Fromagerie Hamel. There is tons of produce, both local and imported including beautiful exotic […]

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All’s Fair at Montreal’s Bouillon Bilk

It is an odd name. “Bouillon,” I get, I think, but “Bilk”? The story I got is that that wasn’t what the recently opened (end of March) restaurant on an unremarkable section of Boulevard St. Laurent (1595) in downtown Montreal […]

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