Taverne Gaspar


Taverne Gaspar 89 rue de la Commune E. / St Laurent Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1J1 514-392-1649 http://www.taverngaspar.com Chef Hats: 3.5 Cost=$121.00 (not including Tip) Tavern Gaspar is located in a restored 19th century warehouse in Old Montreal  on de la commune street, a prime stretch of real estate just before the waterfront. This is another restaurant that…

Le Richmond-Rags to Riches


Le Richmond 377 Richmond St. (near William St.) Montréal, Québec H3T 1J9 Phone: 514-508-8749 Web site: lerichmond.com Cuisine Type: Northern Italian Price range: Entreés $10-$24; Main Meal -$23-$60; desserts $10-$13. Serves Lunch table d’hôte, three courses: $25 & Sunday Brunch Chef Hats: 2 out of 4 $$$-$$$$ –Cost =$ 148 before tax and tip Everyone knows…

Mercuri


Mercuri 645 Wellington St. (corner Soeurs Grises St.) Montreal, Quebec H3C 1T2 Phone: 514-394-3444 Website: http://www.mercurimontreal.com Chef Hats: 4.5 Cost for two: $188.00 not including tip I am going back in time again to the year 2004; the location was Brontë on Sherbrooke St. / corner St Mathieu. This was the first time I fell in love with…

Le Serpent! A Foodie Haven!


Le Serpent 257 Prince St / cross St.Ottawa Montréal, Quebec H3C 2N4 514-316-4666 http://www.leserpent.ca Ratings: 4 Chef Hats Cost : Approx. $78.00 per person, including 2 bottles  of wine( the cost split between 4 persons) (tip not included) Le Serpent, is the urbanite’s dream of an Italian Style Cosmopolitan Bistro/Brasserie located in the Darling Foundry in Cite du Multimedia….

Piatto Pieno


177 rue St Zotique E. Montréal, Québec H2S-1K9 Tel: 514-276-1076 Chef: Luciano Recine Chef Hats : 2.5 Cost: 109.00 (including tax) for 4 people Speciality: Italian, BYOB Sometimes people make choices for you that you wouldn’t normally make and that was just the case Saturday night when my family had their official couple of times a…

40 Westt Steakhouse


40 WESTT Steakhouse 2305 Transcanada Highway, Pointe Claire (in the Sources Méga Centre) Phone: 514-428-9378 Web site: http://www.40westt.com Rating: Three Chef Hats… Cost: $$$$ expensive The 40 Westt Steakhouse is no longer West-Island’s best kept secret (as their website states) it has been opened now for over 10 years. Time flies! One thing for sure, it is THE…

Brasserie T


Brasserie T! 1425 Jeanne Mance St. (near St-Catherine St. W. Phone: 514-282-0808 Website: http://www.brasserie-t.com Chef: André Sterling Price range: Appetizers $9-$25, mains $18-$42, desserts $4-$9 If you have always wanted to go to Restaurant Toqué but did not want to pay the cost of expensive fine dining, then Brasserie T its sister restaurant is your route. Opened in 2010…

Blackstrap BBQ


Blackstrap BBQ 4436 Wellington St. (near Willibrord Ave.) Verdun, Quebec H4G 1W5 Phone: 514-507-6772 Website: http://www.blackstrapbbq.ca Casual \Take Out- $$ Winter has been very long and bitterly cold this year, so when I walked into Blackstrap BBQ on the coldest night of the year, the smell of burning smoked wood chips and meat grilling on the barbeque…