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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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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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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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DISH THIS: Pomegranate And Orange French Toast

Posted December 4, 2011 by Erika

When it comes down to a breakfast item, I will 95% of the time pick salty over sweet. Don’t get me wrong, I will never turn down a pancake or french toast or waffle, but I prefer them as a side to my eggs, and cheese and toast, etc. You can see why I am […]

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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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Evan’s Kitchen: Adventures with Mushrooms

Posted June 22, 2011 by Evan

A while back I received a rather pricey bottle of wine from my friend Andrea as a birthday gift. She gave it to me with the caveat that I had to make her dinner to pair with the wine. At first I thought this was a great idea until I remembered: 1. That was totally […]

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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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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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