Au Pied de Cochon

There are restaurants out there that you have to go to when you visit a city. Here in Montreal, that place is Au Pied de Cochon which translates to “the foot of the pig.” And yes, that is a signature dish on the menu. You can read about that later. For me, this place is all about their hearty dishes and of course, their foie gras. It’s hard to believe the food is in within the French family, Québécois French to be exact. The flavors are heavy and very rich. Well,…


Le Quartier Général

One of the things I look forward in Montreal is all the French food. Or should I say, the Québécois flare it has. Although I can’t quite put my finger on what makes it Québécois, I can tell it’s both different and good. Damn good. This was my experience at Le Quartier Général, a restaurant in the Plateau. Nestled in a French neighborhood, this quaint but hard-to-get-reservations establishment puts together some fantastic dishes. The restaurant has three service windows, 5pm, 7pm, and 9pm. We were only able to get the 9pm seating which was…

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