If contemporary Japanese cuisine is your thing and you haven’t been to RYU yet, then you are definitely missing out. Seriously. Located on trendy Laurier Street West (288), RYU, aka “dragon,” is a chic, stylish and, most importantly, delicious Japanese...
Feeling the need for top-notch ramen to invade Montreal, Chef Junichi Ikematsu, better known as Juni, Owner of the Laurier St. restaurant that bears his name, opened Saka-Ba in the Plateau. We couldn't think of anything better for these chilly days
There’s a new kid on the Japanese foodie block. But watch out, this one comes with some fun twists and turns. Located on an unlikely block in Montreal’s downtown core (seems like this is a trendy thing), Biiru Japanese Bistro is making its mark in more ways than one
Unless you have been living under a sheet of ice, as a Montrealer or frequent visitor you should know about MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE… you know, one of the largest winter festivals in the world, drawing 900,000 fans to experience the joy of Montreal wintertime through performing arts, gastronomy, outdoor DJ parties, original discoveries and so much more
If you drive by the 1700th block of Notre Dame West in the heart of Griffintown, we can guarantee you have noticed two new spots pop up next to Grinder. The windows to both places intrigue and cause curiosity because the signage is barely visible, making one wonder: what lies behind this gorgeous façade? Step inside
It wasn’t an easy feat, but the team behind Plateau’s burned down Sel Gras Restaurant has re-opened its doors. If you didn’t hear, a nasty arson attack took this beautiful gem just within a week of it’s opening last year and we have been anxiously anticipating its comeback
It’s pretty amazing what can happen in just 365 days, especially in a city like Montreal where new hot spot restaurants, notable bars/lounges and must-attend events hit the scene on a weekly basis. Here's a roundup of Montreal's best from the year that was
With temperatures hitting below -20 lately, none of us are overjoyed at the idea of leaving our cozy slippers and oversized blankets behind. So what happens when the tummy starts calling hunger and the fridge is empty?
From the Fave, to the Wolfe Bowl ,to the big ol' Man Salad, these are not your average choke-it-down-because-its-good-for-you salads, or a two-weeks-until-the-beach crash plan. In an amazing feat of salad madness, Mandy's has created veritable salad addicts, with top-to-bottom, greens-to-grains, it's-not-a-burger-but-it's-damn-close salad