Saturday, February 14, 2015
Chinatown is a tough cookie for us; although we love Chinese food, our frame of reference was the American variation we grew up eating in the Middle East. With so many options in the area, we never knew where to go for a good, authentic meal; the disappointments were frequent and the gems rare. That ... continue
The Verdict solid
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Now in its third edition, the week-long celebration of Quebec's most iconic dish has grown considerably to include fifty restaurants in Montreal alone, not to mention four other cities. With so many options, we aimed to turn things around this year following the (mostly) passable poutines we got to ... continue
The Verdict plan b.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
‘Twas on a bone-chilling day that we walked into La Queue de Poisson seeking a hot, comforting meal for lunch. The chippy-cum-poissonnerie has been open on Verdun's Promenade Wellington for about a year now. We haven't heard much about it asides from critic Sarah Musgrave's less-than-enthusiastic ... continue
The Verdict retry
Friday, December 19, 2014
Our previous review having all but ruined burgers for us, we wanted to close out the year on a higher note. We had never been to Burger Royal before, but heard very good things from a few friends. The promise of "farm to table" and everything prepared fresh and in-house kept our hopes up…... continue
The Verdict retry
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Joining the ranks of homegrown resto/bar chains (e.g. La Belle et la Boeuf, Jack Saloon) that started out in the suburbs then invaded the city is Windsor Hyper Bar. Following Brossard, the owners of this sports bar/grill decided to try their luck with an outpost on the volatile stretch of Saint-Laurent ... continue
The Verdict subpar
Montreal restaurant and bar reviews brought to you by two regular guys that like to eat and drink. We will go anywhere and we will say it like it is.