Urban Foodie

What's new on the restaurant scene? What dishes are climbing their way to the top of the ranks? Our bloggers have a taste for everything foodie-related.

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Coco Loco DDO is a cozy, welcoming restaurant that's perfect for the whole family, with delicious freshly-prepared food and a professional staff that makes the experience an incredible one time and time again.

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I'm gluten-free, which can be challenging when I dine out. But not at Pür & Simple, a fantastic breakfast and lunch resto that not only has a great kids' menu (and even a few toys to keep the tots busy) but lots of gluten-free options. I recently went to their Dorval location with a clos…

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When you need a place for a delicious sandwich, soup or salad, you need to go to 3 Soeurs in DDO (Blue Haven Shopping Village). The ingredients are super fresh, everything is made-to-order, and you'll leave there feeling full and satisfied.

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On a beautiful summer evening my friend and I visited Souvlaki George Restaurant located in NDG ,and entered a cozy little spot with a quaint terrace featuring hanging plants and many people dining and enjoying a perfect summer night. When we entered the restaurant, we were immediately trans…

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Aux Vivres is a vegan restaurant on The Plateau, a bright and inviting hangout with a patio, where they're turning out creative ethnic vegan dishes and desserts, plus they have an incredible juice bar. I recently checked it out with a friend for lunch, and from the moment we arrived, we were…

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Ahhhh, breakfast - it's so wonderful to find an awesome breakfast place for a casual weekend morning, or for during the week when you want to meet up with friends!

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If you are looking for the best smoked meat in town, then I would suggest Moe’s. From the moment my husband and I entered the restaurant we were greeted by the manager Spiros, and we were seated and immediately offered something to drink. After looking over the menu, which offered anything y…

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For all those sports fans who enjoy eating a great sub while watching hockey, football, etc., I recommend stopping at Sandwich St. Jacques for lunch or dinner. I went there recently with my husband and it's a fantastic place to grab a great sandwich.

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My date and I went for dinner at Cunningham's Pub and were greeted by our waitress, Theresa (she is a gem and has been there 10 years - she says the team is more than a family). Theresa was definitely passionate about her job and extremely accommodating and knowledgeable. She took us to our …

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Breakfast is a big deal in our household, especially on weekends, and we were delighted by our new find:  L'Oeufrier DDO. With a clean and friendly ambience as well as terrific staff, we immensely enjoyed our experience there. Let us tell you about it...

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Cote Saint-Luc has a new café. The family-owned Café de l’avenue, located at the Quartier Cavendish mall (next to Scotia Bank), opened its doors this week and our Urban Foodies stopped by to take a look and try some of what they had to offer.

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As my friend and I entered Resto Vieux Fort Manago, an Italian restaurant located on St. Charles in Kirkland, we were welcomed by a warm ambiance with dimmed lighting, soft background music and a hostess with a friendly smile. The restaurant buzzed with excited energy, and was comfortably fu…

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For French cuisine at its absolute finest, go to La Maison Verte. Situated in a 160-year old house in the West Island, the restaurant is a beautiful setting for a special celebration or just a beautiful night out.

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There's just something that's comforting about really good Mexican food, and for my friend and I, we found everything at Mucho Burrito to be delicious, filling and satisfying.

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There's something that's just comforting about Mexican fare, and at Guaca & Molé, the food is fresh (and delicious), the portions are big, and the staff is super friendly and helpful.

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Maurizio Italian and his girlfriend Brites Portuguese have been in the restaurant business for the past 20 years - they were on St-Charles for 13 years and then moved, but came back to their old love in the West Island a year and a half ago. The restaurant is open seven days a week and offer…

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When you're having an event, the last thing you want is to be stuck in the kitchen for days preparing food. That's why you should leave the heavy lifting to M.T.L. Bagel, who not only have the freshest bagels, sandwiches and more for individual sale, but can also create fantastic party platt…

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Mom and I loooove Mexican food, and we have definitely found our new go-to place: it's Quesada in Pointe-Claire! All we can say is, yum, Yum, YUM! They offer authentic Mexican food in a laid-back, casual setting, with everything from tacos and burritos to salads, quesadillas, and so much more.

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When you are hosting an event, you want to call on Snowdon Deli for their incredible platters of freshly-prepared food. From cheese, fruit and veggie plates, to delicious sandwiches, bagel platters, and so much more, Deli Snowdon always "feeds to impress" when it comes to their catering options.

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What a fun place to celebrate a milestone (or even just a Saturday night!) - Kirkland Resto Bar is a cool, casual place with fantastic fare and the friendliest of staffs. 

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Fresh flavours and handmade ingredients are at the heart of Sorella Boutique Gourmand's menu. The charming resto, along with their wide selection of products made from local suppliers that can be purchased on-site, is the perfect place for any meal.