Monthly Archives: September 2016

30
Sep
posted in : Cuba, Havana, TRAVELS

Cuba holds a special place in my heart ever since I visited for the first time in 1996. I fell in love with the country as a whole that first time and with Havana in particular. The faded beauty of its colonial architecture, the magnificent beaches and the people’s open-heartedness charmed me and I’ve since …

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23
Sep
posted in : events, MONTREAL, NEWS

Dine Out. Do Good. That’s the slogan for the Restaurants for Change fundraising event happening across Canada on October 19th, 2016. And what a great slogan it is! More than 65 participating restaurants in over 15 cities across the nation will donate proceeds from their October 19th dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada. The number of CFCC in Canada …

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16
Sep

I have a backlog of restaurants I want to try that’s a mile long. New establishments are opening in Montreal much faster than I can test them and the list keeps getting longer. On the top of that list, however, are establishments that intrigue me immensely and Le coq de l’est, a Montreal rotisserie chicken restaurant …

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9
Sep

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, a winter edition in February inside a church and a spring edition in a charming Old Montreal flower shop. The summer SAISONS took place …

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2
Sep
posted in : MONTREAL

This city boasts several farmers markets but Montreal’s Jean-Talon Market is a couple of blocks from my place and holds a special place in my heart. It is my corner store whether I need something as simple as milk and bread or more specialized ingredients. In the summer, I often go there for a daily walk among the …

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