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Graziella Italian Restaurant: Gnocchi with a twist

Gnocchi made out of cheese. Really! I first heard about if from my friend Gerry, who’s the concierge at Montreal’s Intercontinental hotel. I had to try it, so I immediately made dinner reservations at Graziella in Old Montreal. Served in a tomato sauce brimming with fresh cherry tomatoes and asparagus, the gnocchi were A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. Between bites, I found myself wondering how I’d gone for so many years oblivious to the fact that this dish existed.

Montreal’s 5 best ice cream shops

Montreal can be really hot and humid in the summer. Fortunately, you can find deliciously refreshing frozen treats pretty much everywhere. And since there’s no way I could eat it all myself, no matter how hard I try, I thought I’d share my favourite places for ice cream with you.

Joe Beef restaurant: Off the beaten path

The best restaurants aren’t always located in the trendiest neighborhoods. When it comes to location, some restaurant owners prefer to work off the beaten path. Joe Beef is living proof that address doesn’t always matter.

Montreal Jazz Fest: 5 places to eat

Since you’re bound to work up an appetite shaking your tail feather at the Jazz Fest, I wanted to share with you a few good addresses for grabbing some grub on the go.

Montreal insiders invade New York

New Yorkers, open your eyes and ears. We’re bringing Montreal to your city – and we’re looking to bring some of you back with us. Find out how you can win a free trip for two to Montreal.

Eating All That Jazz

Coming to Montréal for the Jazz Festival? If you’re like me, just thinking about it is enough to work up an appetite. Luckily, there’s a great place for fresh food and French ambiance, right in the thick of the action: Café du Nouveau Monde!

Bar et boeuf: Seven courses for $59!

There’s a new restaurant in town, and does it ever look promising! Bar et boeuf, which opened on May 6, offers an intriguing menu – duck foie gras terrine with hibiscus, Brussels sprouts with rice krispies, wild sea bass with green peas, wasabi-spaghetti squash – for an even more intriguing price: seven courses for $59 (or $109 with 5 glasses of wine)!

Montreal Food by Ricardo Larrivée

Last week, Ricardo Larrivée, host of Ricardo and Friends on Food Network Canada, was promoting his new self-entitled cookbook (Ricardo: Meals for Every Occasion) at Appetite for Books

Fresh take on local flavours at Marché Jean-Talon

  When I go to a new city, the first thing I look for are the local farmer’s markets. They’re places where you can feel the pulse of the city and so they make for a great first destination. This is where life tastes the sweetest and I am always excited to partake.

Apollo Bistro: New Restaurant with Amazing Design

There’s a new restaurant in Montréal’s Little Italy, Apollo Bistro, and it’s full of surprises. Here, you get to invent your own meal, bring your own wine, and enjoy it all in an usual setting designed by Alain Forcioli.