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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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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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Making the Most of a Few Meals in Montreal

Montreal: You’ve come a long way, baby. When I lived in Vermont from 1988 to 1999, I made many trips to Montreal in desperate search for more diverse food. My typical day might include the mandatory smoked meat sandwich at Schwartz’s, dinner and grocery shopping…
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