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an egyptian breakfast © 2012 . All rights reserved.

coin méchoui: an egyptian-style breakfast

breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  isn’t that what our parents, teachers, doctors, nutritionists and the like have always told us?  i’ll admit that as a teenager, it was the one meal i’d skip because i didn’t … Continue reading

kibbé nayé © 2012 . All rights reserved.

restaurant karoun: raw meat, cooked meat, and no meat

i am a food lover and i am not one to shy away from new eating experiences.  when a lebanese acquaintance raved about a raw meat dish that she claims is practically the national dish of her ancestral land, i … Continue reading

café © 2012 . All rights reserved.

le paltoquet: coffee, croissants and other buttery things

this quaint little pastry shop is everything you’d want a neighbourhood joint to be like. there are people going in and out, picking up anything from bread to pastries to cakes. in the tiny adjoining café, you have your regulars … Continue reading

schwartz © 2012 . All rights reserved.

schwartz’s: a smoked meat sandwich. medium juicy, please.

time magazine once wrote that schwartz’s deli is “the best place in the milky way to sample smoked meat sandwiches!“.  considered by many to be a montreal institution, a meal here is one experience that lifelong montrealers and visitors alike … Continue reading