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An Omnivore Feasts (Again) on Montreal

A highlight of this trip was a massive portion of horse tartare, which wasn't even something I ate at the Omnivore Food Festival. It's at the festival that I had one of the most memorable dishes so far this year.
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Fous Follow-up: How Its Croissant Fares Against 6 Suggested Challengers

During a previous trip to Montreal, I found that Fous Desserts had my favorite croissant in the city. A few months later, I made more bakery visits, ate far too many butter-filled bites, and spent time cleaning up crumbs in my rental car to see how Fous' would fare compared to other recommended croissants.
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More from Montreal, Including 6 Restaurants and Lots of Sweets

I can see why people make pilgrimages from afar to go shopping at Jean-Talon Market, where the food is gorgeous and delicious. As it is in the variety of restaurants I was lucky to try during my second trip of the year to Montreal.
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8 Great Sweets to Savor in Montreal

From a morning pastry at one of the many patisseries to an elegant evening dessert from one of the city's finest pastry chefs, there's no shortage of sweets in Montreal. Here are 8 that I'm loving right now.
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The Sandwich and the Setting Are Special at Wilensky’s in Montreal

On an unassuming corner in the Mile End district of Montreal sits an institution called Wilensky’s Light Lunch. Famed for a sandwich called the Wilensky Special (more on that in just a minute), Wilensky’s has a history worth revisiting. Moe Wilensky opened the shop in…
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Sugar Rush: A Different Kind of Club Sandwich at Chez L’Épicier in Montreal

The chef at this witty and whimsical restaurant in Old Montreal has many surprises up his sleeve, including a "Club Sandwich" that's definitely not made with tomatoes and bread.
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Fous Desserts: The Best of Five Quality Croissant-Makers in Montreal?

In addition to finding the best kouign amann in Montreal, my main mission during a recent visit was to search for some of the top croissants in the city. At first, I intended to limit my search to the Plateau area (north of downtown and…
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Montreal: Two Places You Should Go to Eat Kouign Amann

Kouign amann is one of my favorite pastries. Like a croissant folded into and hugging itself, a kouign amann (the Breton words translate to “butter cake”) contains layers of dough, butter, and sugar that bake into caramelized crispiness. They can be challenging to find even…
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Sugar Rush: Nun’s Fart (Pet de Soeur) at Café Sardine in Montreal

While enjoying my Sucre and Orange Donut at Cafe Sardine in Montreal, the pastry chef pointed out a treat I’d not likely find outside the area: the Pet de Soeur. I laughed as he told me that it translates to Nun’s Fart (or Sister’s Fart),…
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Deux Donut Experiences: Chez Boris and Café Sardine, Montreal

Amidst the croissants and the kouign amann and the breads in the bakeries, doughnuts are on the rise in Montreal. I decided to check out two places one carbo-filled morning.
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