If you’ve ever sat with clammy hands in the waiting room of your local health clinic, you know that viral is rarely a good thing. But in the world of social media and cyber celebrity-ism, one dreams of mass (infectious) popularity. We all want the kind of virus that Susan Boyle caught. Last year, a little video clip featuring Mr. Dave-the-Dreamboat was created to demystify the reputation of Montréal. It was entitled “Dave does Montréal” and it spread like herpes at a whorehouse. Here it is… What do you think? Is Montréal as sinful as they say? Message me on Facebook with your thoughts. I’ll take the most exciting sentiments and post them in the coming weeks.
Results for Montreal
So, on more than one occasion you’ve heard me go on (and on) that Montreal bagels and smoked meat beat out their New York counterparts any day of the week.
Coming to Montreal this weekend? Eager to partake in Canadian Thanksgiving? Here are my restaurant suggestions for the finest of Montreal turkey, potatoes and cranberry sauce.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been inviting my friends on Twitter (aka my “Twiends”) to tweet me their favorite things about Montréal. Here are 11 tweets about Montréal…
Watch my video about the Biennale de Montréal, an event that celebrates plural forms of art with exhibitions and performances all around the city. I couldn’t access this year’s installations, so I decided to go in the woods and film a little something there instead.
It’s fall, the best time of year to visit Montreal’s Jean-Talon Market (one of the biggest outdoor markets in North America)! I’ve written about it before, but with the fall harvest coming in, I can’t help but mention it again. Jean Talon Market is an absolute must on any foodie’s travel itinerary in Montreal.
Last week, I had the chance to catch up with Jeff Stinco, lead guitarist of the internationally renowned group Simple Plan. After travelling the world, here’s why Montréal is still at the top of his list!
Pure Spanish, Arabian, Lusitano, Appaloosa, Criollo, Canadian, Belgian, and Comtois horses… Such a noble line-up can only mean one thing: CAVALIA is in town! This is an ode to splendour that you will not want to miss!
It’s a fact: We, the people of Quebec, love our cheeses. Maybe it’s because of our French origins? Or maybe it’s because we know a good thing when we see it (or eat it, in this case). We eat it as part of our meals, as a separate course after meals, and also as a snack. In fact, stop in any Quebec convenience store, and you’ll find cheese curds right at the counter with the chocolate bars. Yes, that’s how dedicated we are to cheese.
Picture it: Montreal. A sunny Sunday morning. You walk into a romantic French café and decide to show your special someone just how worldly you are by ordering your coffee in French. “Un café, s’il vous plait.” Yeah, if only it were that easy. What your Berlitz book of French phrases didn’t tell you is that, in Montreal, there’s more to coffee than just “café.”