Food & Travel

Food & Travel

To appreciate Houston Avenue Bar & Grill ’s food philosophy, one must understand how, in 2012, Joe Mercuri was brought on as Executive Chef, and completely reinvented the menu. Chef Mercuri believed that even within a restaurant chain, there must be a focus on providing the freshest of...
What happens when you get the opportunity to revive a very old building and give it a new breath of life? Once called the tallest building in Montreal, and headquarters for the Royal Bank for a little over a decade, the main hall of the Royal Bank Tower, at 360 Saint-Jacques Ouest has been...
Grabbing a pack of smokes, going on a munchie trek, or just picking up some essentials - it's no news that convenience stores are absolutely central to the modern lifestyle. How many times have you wandered the oh-so-brightly lit aisles of your local 7/11 looking for the perfect munchie? It's...
Canadians. If you've been sleeping for the past few weeks, you wouldn't realize that April is Earth Month, widely celebrated by people and companies like Pizza Pizza who want to encourage taking that extra step in order to make sure we are all contributing to a greener Earth. Whether it is...
In Canada, it is inevitable to say that the national dish (dare we say Traditional?) is the infamous Poutine. The French-Canadian dish which puts fries, gravy and cheese curds together in one bowl is widely-known to be the go-to meal if ever you are visiting Montreal or any other place in Canada...
I had already heard about the concept of rooftop gardening, but never actually got the chance to experience it first-hand before. This is why I was very excited to get a personal tour of one of the rooftop gardens that Montreal start-up Microhabitat was cultivating, on top of two sister-restaurants...