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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

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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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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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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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

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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Kitchen Bitchin’: Fuck Loblaws! How To Throw An Indian Themed Dinner Party for Under $30

Posted July 10, 2012 by Melanie

Fuck Loblaws. Seriously. If you’ve ever been inside an independent grocery store (and I don’t mean IGA) you’d know how much money you could save by just supporting your local immigrants. Local independent grocery stores are everywhere. When I lived in Montreal my favorite places to shop were in the little Indian grocers on Jean […]

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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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