Montreal: Les 400 Coups Restaurant

Eaten back in August for a bridesmaid dinner: Tomato¬†gazpacho, salmon with pickled green strawberries, beef cheeks ravioli, lamb with mint pur√©e, and an assortment of sorbets (rhubarb, peach, strawberry and blueberry), finishing with some petits fours and marshmallows. If all dinners could be at Les 400 Coups…! Les 400 Coups Restaurant 400 Notre-Dame Est, Montreal…

Montreal: Boulangerie Hof Kelsten

Another great Mile-End bakery and cafe in Montreal. The breads are not as varied as at Boulangerie Guillaume, but the open space and good coffee makes it a nice stop for a croissant break. As it turns out, owner and baker Jeffrey Finkelstein‘s breads can also be found in notable Montreal restaurants such as Joe…

Montreal: Boulangerie Guillaume

If you ever find yourself in the Montreal neighbourhood of Mile End do yourself a favour and make your way to Boulangerie Guillaume for a truly spectacular display of bread and baked goods. It’s our little Charlie and the Chocolate Factory of French bread and pastries. Leo and I try to go there each time…

Montreal: Flyjin Coffee

A small, but irresistible coffee shop hidden on Rue Saint-Pierre in Old Montreal. We popped in on a Saturday afternoon, needing a bit of a cool down, and ordered a cappuccino and iced tea to go. Flyjin Coffee Suite 102, 417 Rue Saint Pierre, Montreal | Website

Montreal: Kem CoBa

Kem CoBa is an artisanal ice-cream shop in the ever so hip neighbourhood of Mile End, Montreal. It’s next to Fairmount Bagel, a great tactical move on the owners’ part, and serves up a wide range of flavours from around the world with a slight bent towards Southeast Asia. Between my three friends and I,…