Pigging Out in Hogtown: The Best Restaurants of Toronto

As Canada’s biggest city, and the fifth largest city in North America, it’s well worth our time to consider the best restaurants of Toronto. But first, the title. If you’re not from around here, you may not be familiar with Toronto’s nickname (one of many, actually). The name “Hogtown” probably dates back to when [...]

The Muslim Community and Halal Restaurants of Montréal

The Muslim community in Montréal has a population of well over 100,000 people, with strong ties to both their history and political matters. The Islamic center of Quebec is located in the St. Laurent borough of Montréal, offering services from prayer times, to marriage and burial services, while the Muslim Council of Montreal keeps people [...]

Kosher Restaurants: The food of Montréal’s Jewish Community

Montréal has a Jewish community consisting of about 90,000 people, and is one of the largest in North America. Originally settling here in the late 1700s, as fur traders and merchants, the Jewish community quickly grew with families immigrating from Europe to join their relatives. Today, there are 22 Jewish day schools in Québec, [...]

Bring Your Own Wine restaurants in Canada

One of the most appreciated concepts in Canada is the 'Bring Your Own Wine' (BYOW) or 'Bring Your Own Beer' (BYOB) restaurant. As the name suggests, these restaurants allow you to bring your own bottle of wine or beer to accompany your meal. The BYOW and BYOB concept bring benefits for both you and [...]

For the Vegetarians in Montréal

For vegetarians in Montréal, the options may at first seem limited, and always having to choose a salad or a meat-based meal without the meat can get old fast. Luckily, Montréal actually offers some great vegetarian restaurants and cafés that step away from the ordinary, and incorporate natural, tasty, and interesting ingredients. The Montréal [...]