Monthly Archives: September 2012

19
Sep
posted in : events, MONTREAL

From the streets to the stars: an evening of haute street cuisine is an annual event benefiting Dans la rue, a wonderful Montreal organization headed by Father Emmett Johns (Father Pops) that takes care of homeless teenagers and aims to get them off the streets. Every year, some of Montreal’s most-renowed chefs compete to create …

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13
Sep
posted in : MONTREAL

Note: this is a dynamic list that is constantly being updated. That’s the sign hanging outside Cafe Medina in Vancouver and those are words I live by. I’m a bit of a coffee snob, not the kind who will ask a barista what temperature he brews his coffee at or how often he roasts his …

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9
Sep
posted in : MONTREAL

I have been to the Au pied de cochon sugar shack two years in a row for their spring maple madness menu and have loved both of my experiences. The multiple course menu that chef Martin Picard puts together is certainly an ode to maple, that quintessential Quebec ingredient, but it also focuses on several …

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5
Sep
posted in : RECIPES

So what did you do this past Labour Day weekend? I was lucky enough to be invited by some Italian friends to a “tomato making” party so I spent my Saturday making fresh tomato sauce with Marcella and Sandro. It was so much fun to participate and to watch such a tradition taking place. Six …

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