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La Queue de Poisson: Fishmongering in Verdun

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

in  restaurantseafoodfish & chipsverduncasual<$20

Twas on a bone-chilling day that we walked into La Queue de Poisson seeking a hot, comforting meal for lunch.  The chippy-cum-poissonnerie has been open on Verdun's Promenade Wellington for about a year now.  We haven't heard much about it asides from critic Sarah Musgrave's less-than-enthusiastic ... continue

The Verdict    retry

Burger Royal: Beef Fit for a King

Friday, December 19, 2014

in  restaurantcomfort foodburgersthe maincasual<$20

Our previous review having all but ruined burgers for us, we wanted to close out the year on a higher note.  We had never been to Burger Royal before, but heard very good things from a few friends.  The promise of "farm to table" and everything prepared fresh and in-house kept our hopes up... continue

The Verdict    retry

Windsor Hyper Bar: Three Strikes and You're Out!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

in  bar/loungecomfort foodthe maincasual<$40

Joining the ranks of homegrown resto/bar chains (e.g. La Belle et la Boeuf, Jack Saloon) that started out in the suburbs then invaded the city is Windsor Hyper Bar.  Following Brossard, the owners of this sports bar/grill decided to try their luck with an outpost on the volatile stretch of Saint-Laurent ... continue

The Verdict    subpar

Ikanos: Mezze Galore for MTLaTABLE

Thursday, October 30, 2014

in  restaurantgreekold montrealtrendy<$40

Amidst the Japanese and Italian brasserie explosion taking place all across town, it's actually refreshing to see something different join the McGill restaurant row in Old Montreal.  The latest addition here comes from the team behind the defunct Tasso Bar Mezze, in the form of a modern Greek/Mediterranean ... continue

The Verdict    retry

Les 400 Coups: Table with Chef Guillaume Cantin

Friday, October 3, 2014

in  restaurantfrenchnouvelle cuisineold montrealmoderate

For those of you that follow us on social media, you may have noticed our excessive use of the hashtags #MTLaTABLE and #PressTrip lately.  Fret not, for today we will shed light on what went down.  In a nutshell, Tourisme Montreal paired us up with Toronto blogger Girl About Toronto to spend the better ... continue

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