Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lunch and a show

Dining at Israel Campos’ Mexican food cart outside Yale’s ‘Whale’ is as much about the food as the experience of watching Israel create your meal. As the queue lengthens outside ‘El Poblano’ at lunchtime on a Wednesday, Israel’s hands and … Continue reading

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Adieu, Montreal!

Well, the sauce of life readers, it’s time for me to farewell the eccentric smorgasbord that is Montreal’s food culture. My culinary journeys in the city  have put a smile on my face, warmth in my belly and provided me … Continue reading

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Savour the Latin flavour

“What are you making there…pupusas?” I inquire in broken spanish to a motherly-faced latina, vigorously patting batter into shape with her hands. “Arepa. Son diferentes,” she quips cheerfully and continues patting and placing each round on the grill. Of course … Continue reading

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A little taste of home

It seemed almost criminal that I had been in Montreal near on a year without reviewing Parc Avenue café, Tourtiére Australienne. A store dedicated to all things Australian surely deserves to be celebrated, even if it is run, not by … Continue reading


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