This spring, you can count on Montréal’s
culinary scene for more mouth-watering surprises. Whether you’re roving
colourful public markets, getting fresh with vegetarian poutine,
checking out designer eateries, trying the scrumptious fun of food
trucks or discovering new restaurants, it’s foodie fun city-wide.
A ROUNDUP OF MONTRÉAL'S PUBLIC MARKETS
If you travel for food, then you probably like to visit local markets.
They’re the most direct, delectable and colourful way of getting to the
heart of local culinary culture. Discover seasonal ingredients, unique
local specialties and colourful characters at our favourite Montréal
VEGETARIAN POUTINES TO TRY IN MONTRÉAL
Québec’s iconic dish has come a long way
from its meat-based lineage, with plenty of options for plant lovers
these days. With toppings that range from sautéed peppers to olives and
onions and mushrooms piled high on fries and drizzled with meat-free
gravies, here’s a round-up of poutines will knock the socks off of vegetarians.
EAT IN STYLE IN MONTRÉAL
Our eyes are a big part of the eating experience, something clearly understood by these award-winning Montréal eateries.
From white-popping playful to retro whimsical to speakeasy cool, see
how they are wowing with what’s on the plate as well as the
GRAB A BITE FROM FOOD TRUCKS
Montréal’s food truck scene
is picking up speed, with six new trucks joining our mouthwatering
culinary fleet: Mi Corazòn, BURGER Truck, Pinokio, Europea Mobile (from
star chef Jérôme Ferrer), King Bao and Winneburger. Don’t forget they
park it at Olympic Park (Esplanade Financière Sun Life) for First
Fridays (May to October), a palate-popping powwow that also features
drinks, dancing and DJs.
NEW RESTAURANT OPENINGS
Spring is all about freshening up, and
that includes Montréal’s restaurant scene. Find out what happens when a
French brasserie and North American diner have children at Saint-Henri’s
Foiegwa. Chic eatery Xavier Artisan gets a facelift and new digs at Place d’Armes in Old Montréal, while Griffintown’s Hvor gets lush with a terrace/vegetable garden (900 sq. ft, 2000 plants) driving its luscious local urban menu. Also in the hood, La Bête à pain (the “Bread Beast”), a new organic bread-café-caterer that treats to an array of sweet and savoury decadence.
Food trucks - First Fridays Enjoy street food, dancing and DJs every Friday of the month when the food trucks meet at Montréal’s Olympic Park.
June 8 to 12, 2016
Mondial de la bière (Montréal Beer Fest)Fine
beer and food pairings, the chance to meet brewers, guided tours and
countless opportunities to discover excellent ales at this major North
American beer festival.