Category Archives: sweet spots

coffee waves explanation © Will Travel for Food

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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best farmers markets monteal © Will Travel for Food

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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montreal food guide 2016 © Will Travel for Food

So many new cafés have opened lately in Montreal that it’s hard not to stay well caffeinated in this city. I include all of the ones I’ve visited lately in this Current Crush. They’ve also been added to my map of Montreal’s best independent cafés. You can also follow my twitter list of Montreal independent cafés here. Enjoy …

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montreal cabane a sucre un chef a lerable © Will Travel for Food

Every year, spring brings with it an overwhelming excitement when the first buds make an appearance in Quebec. It’s not just because we’re finally seeing the light at the end of the deep freeze tunnel that is our long winter, but also because spring means maple season! It’s the season when the sap runs freely from …

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contest best ice cream in montreal © Will Travel for Food

A few days ago, I spent some time touring one of the sweetest labs in town, the Essence Maître Glacier production facility in Ahuntsic. Essence Maître Glacier was founded in 2014 by Alexis Dionne who partnered up with Meilleur ouvrier de France [M.O.F.] master ice cream maker Jean-Marc Guillot to create some of the most …

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