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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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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