Monthly Archives: May 2016

31
May
posted in : MONTREAL, sweet spots

I remember when Brûlerie Saint-Denis was the hippest café in Montreal. I remember the opening of the first Second Cup and how exciting that was! I also clearly recall my first time at Caffè Italia years ago and how delicious that latte was. I never wanted any other kind after that experience. For the longest time, …

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23
May
posted in : MONTREAL, sweet spots

A version of this article was first written for Tourisme Montreal If you travel for food like I do, then you probably like to visit local markets. They’re always on my list of places to visit since they’re the most direct–and colourful!–way of going on a delectable tour of what the local culinary culture is all about. …

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15
May

A few months ago, I was announcing my new project SAISONS on this very blog. Since then, my partner Janice and I have had our first fall edition at the Jean Talon Market back in October inside the Birri Brothers’ stall as well as a winter edition in February inside a church! The spring SAISONS took place on May 9th, 2016 with …

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8
May
posted in : TRAVELS

I am the proud owner of a YUL t-shirt, a YUL sweatshirt and a YUL cell phone case. In case you didn’t know, YUL is Montreal’s airport code. Every airport in the world has a three-letter code that’s determined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and a four-letter one that’s designated by the International Civil Aviation …

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6
May
posted in : MONTREAL, NEWS

I became a Montrealer when I moved here from Lebanon in December 1991. It was -40 degrees and I didn’t step outside for the first 3 days. I was glued to the Weather Network and couldn’t believe it was that cold out! It’s been 25 years now and I’ve never looked back. I still hate winter …

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