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Food + Drink

Evan’s Picks: Best Summer Wines from Cheap to Affordable

Posted June 6, 2011 by Evan

Let’s face it. Summer is the drinking season. Whether it’s enjoying beer and people watching on a terasse or a delicious minty mojito, our livers get a lot more exercise with the warm weather. Gone are the movie nights under blankets sipping tea. Let’s go drink sangria in the park! With this in mind here are some of […]

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Food + Drink

Tongue Trials 1: Dim Sum

Posted February 8, 2013 by Sarah

La Maison Kam Fung 1111 St Urbain St Metro Place D’Armes Dim Sum is kinda like the Chinese version of Tapas but way more fun. Bite sized portions of Chinese dishes are served on small plates or in steam baskets that are carted around the restaurant and selected for eating as they pass your table. […]

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Cocktailing

Cocktails: Summer Patio Favs

Posted June 6, 2011 by Team Gaily

Today is the first day of The Gaily’s Summer Picks Week – a whole week dedicated to our tips and favourite things about summer. Look forward to posts on food and wine, fashion, the outdoors, entertainment, and holidays. Now, one of the highlights of the summer season of course is the almighty patio party, where […]

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Food + Drink

Royal Phoenix: A Homo Bar For the Homogays in Montreal’s Mile End

Posted June 21, 2011 by Erika

Hey did you hear recently that the homos don’t need the village anymore because we are post-gay? Well, maybe we don’t need to stick to the village entirely, but by the turnout last Friday at Val Desjardin‘s new bar, Royal Phoenix, the queers still need, and very much want, their homogay spaces, and are maybe […]

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Kitchen Bitchin'
Food + Drink

If You Can’t Enjoy Quinoa, You’re Dead To Me.

Posted February 4, 2013 by Melanie

Rant first; recipes later I guess I’ll start by addressing the recent controversy associated with quinoa farming and the ways rich white peoples’ demands for copious amounts of quinoa has driven up local costs of quinoa for South Americans: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/16/vegans-stomach-unpalatable-truth-quinoa The article was making the rounds on facebook, and I’m pretty sure if your facebook […]

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Food + Drink

Kitchen Bitchin’: Salad isn’t just for skinny girls

Posted October 1, 2012 by Melanie

Loving salad really isn’t anything to be ashamed of. At least that’s what I used to believe living the hipster life in Montreal—pot-lucks with friends, picnics in Parc Lafontaine, terrace hopping on St. Denis… But now I live in England, and well, I guess being a vegetarian is a bit more of an anomaly. Here […]

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Food + Drink

Kyle’s Summer Grilling Tips: Ribs of Lamb & Summery Quinoa Salad

Posted June 7, 2011 by Kyle

Summer is here and that means GRILLIN’ season. That being said, I have been known to shovel the snow off my BBQ and grill a steak in -20 degrees weather. But that’s just me. (Vegans and Vegetarians beware. This post, for all intents and purposes, is about MEAT! Marinating it. Rubbing it. Squeezing it. And […]

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#MTLife: Le Saloon Turns 20

Posted July 24, 2012 by Blair

Welcome to #MTLife, a little column about my adventures in Montreal. For my first foray as a writer for the Gaily, I wanted to write about my night out at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Le Saloon, the best restaurant in the village (IMHO) and still after 20 years, the place to see […]

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