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Tag: Restaurants

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Top Restaurant Selections to Support Playoff Hockey Success

14 February, 2017 No Comments

At restaurants, just like at home, you should be aiming to eat the right proportions of foods from the hockey players plate at each meal. By now you should know what pre-game meals work for you, especially how much food you need to eat and how long you need to digest the food. The playoffs […]

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Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada (according to OpenTable)

The online restaurant reservations provider OpenTable has unveiled the 2015 Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada. This list has been generated from more than 275,000 restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners between May 1, 2014, and April 30, 2015, in more than 1,600 restaurants.

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Making the Best Low FODMAP Choices at Restaurants

Ever wondered what to choose at the restaurant when you’re on a low FODMAP* diet? I have the answer for you right here. To simplify your life, here’s a winning formula: choose a restaurant that offers options without gluten, (see box) onion or garlic.

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The ‘no garlic or onion’ chef

28 April, 2015 No Comments

In Italy, he is among the most recognisable and best-known chefs, on account of his numerous TV appearances and his rather unconventional background (he learned to cook in prison, where he spent eight months by mistake), but Filippo La Mantia is above all someone who loves to swim against the tide, because he has banned […]

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The joys of eating out…without spending a fortune

21 October, 2014 No Comments

Do you enjoy the pleasures of good food and eating out? Such happy occasions do however have a not-so-happy drawback: the bill.

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Conflict Kitchen: a take-out restaurant offering cuisine from the U.S. “conflict du jour”

22 April, 2013 No Comments

If you want to understand something about a country, what better way to do it than through food? I guess this may well be one of the reasons why Conflict Kitchen, an unusual take-out restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA, opened in 2010. Indeed unusual, because this restaurant serves only ethnic foods from nations with which the […]

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As long as there’s pizza, there’s hope

The city of Naples doesn’t have a very good reputation because of organized crime. And yet, Naples is home to some innovative initiatives that would be worth learning about, and even adopting and adapting elsewhere.

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The 50 best restaurants in Canada

17 October, 2012 No Comments

Maclean’s list of the 50 best restaurants in Canada is now available on newsstands. The list was compiled and the package overseen by Maclean’s food columnist and critic-at-large Jacob Richler, with the mouth-watering pictures of John Cullen.

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Few days left to enjoy the food-lovers “souk” in Montreal

The Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, they have organized a whole-hog food fair of its own. “Souk” is an arab word for “open-air marketplace”, and the eating scene down in the Quartier des Spectacles is indeed bustling and a bit chaotic, just […]

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Street food vendors in Montreal

In keeping with an exploding North American trend, the appetite for truck grub is increasing in Montreal, where the city is now considering allowing food trucks and street food vendors to sell their delicacies downtown. Since the beginning of summer, a few vendors have been allowed in selected areas, apparently with great success. At the […]

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Danish restaurant crowned the world’s best… yet again!

Danish restaurant Noma was crowned the world’s best restaurant for the 3rd year in a row in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants listing, produced by Britain’s ‘Restaurant Magazine’. The voting was done by a panel of more than 800 chefs, restaurateurs, journalists and food experts.

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A dinner-concert for your Valentine

3 February, 2012 No Comments

If you’re looking for somethig special for your Valentine (and for yourself) and happen to be in Montreal next Friday, Feb 10th, here’s a suggestion: A dinner-concert with opera music and love songs at the TribuTerre bistro 2590 Jarry Est*.