St Patrick’s Day -The Luck of the Irish!


  The  official definition of St Patrick’s Day by Wikipedia says its’ a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on March 17. It was made an official Christian holiday in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church as well as Irish descendants celebrating their heritage and culture. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilthe (Gaelic)meaning social…

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…

Vive L’Amour! A Valentine Day Dinner from the Heart!


This posting is kind of late, but my friends were urging me to post the recipe after they asked me what I had done for dinner on Valentine’s Day. I sometimes choose not to go out amidst the throngs of lovers that flood so many restaurants on this faithful evening. When I do choose to…

Aryana


Aryana 4886-B Boul. Sources / Anselme Lavigne Dollard des Ormeaux, Québec H8Y 3C7 Tel : (514) 683-9595 No website/ BYOB I am always looking for the proverbial next fix for different types of flavorful cuisines. So when I read a review in The Gazette November 17, 2011 about an Afghani restaurant called Aryana that had just opened in…

Mardi Gras ! Let le Bon temps Rouler!


   While it’s warm in Louisiana this time of year and today is the official start of Mardi Gras in Cajun Country, here in Montreal it’s still cold out outside! So here is one of my favorite Cajun recipes to keep you warm on this cold winter night. The recipe is from Chef Paul Prudhomme, the…

A Classic Neapolitan Pizza Night:


Pizza or Flat Bread can be said share the same roots as with the beginning of civilization itself. When we examine and look back at the roots and origins of pizza we discover that the populace of the Mediterrean basin such as Babylonia (Middle East), Etruria (Rome) and Greece used to mix flour from wheat grown in wild…

Currientale


This Restaurant has closed – October 26th ,2014- Opening soon  in same local Kitchen 73- Breakfast /Brunch restaurant in December 2014. Currientale 45 A Brunswick Boulevard Dollard des Ormeaux, Québec H9B 1P7 514-685-4478 http://www.currientale.com     One can say that there is no shortage of Indian restaurant in West Island, especially in Dollard des Ormeaux, which has its share…