Le Boulvardier


Le Boulevardier 2050 Mansfield St/President Kennedy Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y9 Cost: $ 78.04 one person Chef Hats : 4   In 2014, I had the privilege of dining at Daniel Vezina’s Laurie Raphael restaurant in Montreal. Then located downtown in Le Germain Hotel on the corner of Mansfield and President Kennedy. Laurie Raphael in Montreal…

Jacopo


Jacopo 436 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y 3B3 http://www.jacopomtl.com Telephone: (514) 876-884 Cost: $ 28.60 Chef Hats: 2.5 As the year draws to an end, most of us are keeping our fingers crossed that our fav restos will survive into next year. It’s looking bleak as the days progress and we are into our second…

Don’t go Shopping Without Me


With the increase of cost of living and budget cutbacks, loss of jobs and hardships a good way to savings and putting money back in our bank accounts is to avoid any type of useless temptations and waste. By learning the tricks of consumer marketing, cutting down on impulse buying and shopping frugally can really…

Limoncello Yogurt Cake


Limoncello Yogurt Cake A Simple recipe for Limoncello cake, with consistency of a moist sponge cake. Use this recipe as a base, in its simplest form or add lemon custard in center and lemon butter frosting and take it to a higher level. Yields: 1 Bundt cake (16 equal portions) Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking…

New Year Eve Celebrations with Champagne


Champagne, Prosecco & Sparkling Wine Champagne, Spumanti, Prosecco and Sparkling wines are synonymous with any type of celebration. It has launched millions of ships into the sea, it has been present at countless weddings and fetes, and of course, it’s a staple for everyone’s New Year’s Eve party. The holiday is amongst us and if…

Montreal Foo Foodie’s Best Memorable Eats of 2016


It was a busy year on the dining scene for the Montreal Foo Foodie, even though I didn’t get to try more than half the new restos I wanted to try this year; which seems to always be the case. I stayed close to home and went back to lots of my old favourites in…

Minestrone Soup


Minestrone: The frigid cold temperature that Montreal is experiencing this year does not want to let up; it has imbedded itself in our bones like two concrete slabs of the tallest skyscraper in the epicenter of our downtown streets. We have at least a few more weeks of winter left under our belts. It is…

Parmentier à la Dinde Effilochée et Sauce Canneberge


To honor the month of January, I am going back to the first day of the month to bring you one of my prized recipes. This is my version of a traditional holiday meal with a new twist on how to present turkey in an innovative way; or just a way to use leftover turkey…