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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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