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Erika’s Picks: Plan A Park Date, Pack A Vegan Picnic, Break Hearts

Posted June 7, 2011 by Erika

Perhaps you are strapped for cash, or there aren’t a lot of restaurant options for your date this weekend with that cute girl from the co-op bookstore at the University. Based on her cute alternative lifestyle haircut, and the fact that she was reading Jonathon Safran Foer’s Eating Animals while snacking on carrots and hummus – […]

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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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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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It’s Still Winter. Deal With It.

Posted February 23, 2014 by Melanie

There’s always that one warm week in March. It gets really really warm and most, if not ALL of that dirty disgusting slushy snow melts, all the soggy cigarette butts smoked over the frigid winter are exposed and Montreal begins to see concrete and—GRASS! The city transforms. Coats are unbuttoned, people pull on their “cute” […]

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Does Reading About Middle East Politics Just Make You Crave Falafel?

Posted November 23, 2012 by Melanie

Well then you’re not alone. And I’m not trying to be irreverent here, I’m serious. I love Middle Eastern food and when the word “Syria” or “Israel” appears in the news, sometimes I just start to drool and think “mmmmmm hummus…” Offended? Don’t be. Violence in the Middle East –> BAD Food in the Middle […]

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TACO Tongue Trials: Go Try Maïs – Now!

Posted March 14, 2013 by Caitlin

  When you’re trying to adhere to a lighter fare lifestyle, it can be challenging to find a restaurant choice that won’t leave you feeling gluttonous, nevermind-I’m-not-coming-out-tonight, full feeling. Tacos (when well-executed) can be a great option for a healthy meal that is equal parts fresh and equal parts satisfying. Montreal is getting on the […]

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Kitchen Bitchin’: What To Cook For That Obnoxious Friend Who Just Got Back From Thailand…

Posted August 2, 2012 by Melanie

You know who I’m talking about. It’s not enough that you distractedly clicked through 239 of their photos on facebook, but they insist on coming over so they can show you the EXTENDED iPhoto album plus their Photoshopped favorites. All the while bragging about all the completely “un-touristy” shit they did. “We went to the […]

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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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