Ah Paris, Je t’aime with your perfect accent, beautiful people, plentitude of museums, and delicious, absolutely delicious, food. This year I was fortunate enough to travel to Paris and catch up with a very good friend of mine. With this trip, I had a rare insight into the Parisian life: what they like, where they frequent, what they eat and why. I guess you can say this was my foodie retreat. (more…)
The 411 Lots of buzz has been building over the last little while with the opening of Maison publique – a project coming from a team of famed Montreal Chef Derek Dammann (who brought us DNA) and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. The concept is a British gastro pub which, although may make one think of a dingy pub, is intended to be a more laid back resto with a pub style feel to it. With all these new openings we always have to revert to divine intervention in order to have them offer brunch on the menu, but we were blessed by these culinary heavyweights and they do offer a weekend brunch so all of us brunch lovers can get a chance to sample a brunch inspired by this new Montreal concept .
So, the big news this year is that Pied De Cochon Cabane à Sucre started offering an apple-themed session similar to their regular cabane à sucre extravaganza. There is no secret that we at Montreal Breakfast Review adore these special events and although it may not be traditional brunch we made sure to go during an acceptable brunch hour on a Saturday and dubbed it brunch. Finally, with a small army of hungry friends, some coming all the way from Toronto and New York, we descended upon the Pied de Cochon Cabane for a feast of epic proportions.