Out on the Town

Out on the Town: Montreal poutine week

For food enthusiasts, there’s no better winter activity than experiencing Montreal’s third annual Poutine Week. This year, 49 local restaurants participated in the growing festival and contributed a wide array of unique poutine concoctions. From Bar Brutus’ “Jägerfirepoutine,” which is exactly as it sounds—served with Jäger and on flames—to Poutineville’s […]

Maison Publique

Chef Derek Dammann, alum of Jamie Oliver’s London flagship restaurant Fifteen, opened up Maison Publique in October 2012. A casual neighbourhood pub where one can find both good food and drink, Maison Publique also featuresa cozy and welcoming ambiance. On its outer brick façade, there is a mural of the […]

Out on the Town: Experience the art of tea infusion

The seductive scent of jasmine flowers steeped into liquid perfection has enchanted artists, scholars, and travellers for centuries. In East Asia, the art of tea roots itself so deeply into tradition that the simple enjoyment of the drink is incomplete without ritual. Through centuries of cultivation, the custom associated with serving tea refined with […]