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travel + culture

Canada’s Culinary Capital

Which town gets to call itself the queen of Canadian cuisine?
travel + culture

Montreal: We’re French and You’re Not

When it comes to living and eating well, Montreal is Canada’s wonderland.
chefs + restaurants

Smoked Meat vs. Pastrami

I recently ate the famed smoked meat at Schwartz’s in Montreal, then flew back to New York and had the pastrami at Katz’s later that day. Which was better?
diary of a foodie

Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie: Montreal: Cooking on the Wild Side

In and around Montreal, the great outdoors plays a major role in inspiring the unique local flavor.
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: McKiernan Luncheonette Bar a Vins

McKiernan’s represents Quebec’s bipolar food culture, deftly straddling the tension between high and low.
travel + culture

Good Reason for an All-Nighter

In a city renowned for its summery festivals, Montreal’s most magical event may be the Festival En Lumiere.
travel + culture

Shrimply Marvelous; Crabs, Too

For seasonal seafood aficionados in Quebec, springtime signals the arrival of two much-loved local crustaceans.
food + cooking

Au Pied de Cochon: The Album

As Anthony Bourdain rightly observes in his introduction to Martin Picard’s new book, Au Pied de Cochon: The Album, Picard is an original, one of those “few, bold adventurers” who actually transcends hype and faddism....
December 2006