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Day 4: Montreal – Laloux: The best meal of our trip

This is my last post about Montreal, and I am going to keep it short because the part that’s really worth mentioning was our dinner that night. Wanting to make the most of our last meal in Montreal, I spent … Continue reading

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Day 3: Montreal – Blueberry bread, soup, roast duck, and brownies

After breakfast part 1, we headed back to Jean-Talon to see more of the market. We first picked up some husk cherries and blueberries, then ventured into Boulangerie Premiere Moisson, a sizable and neatly assembled bakery and prepared foods shop … Continue reading

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Day 3: Montreal – Patisserie au Kouign-Amann

I left Montreal having had two mind-blowing food experiences. The first of these two was at Patisserie au Kouign-Amann. I read about the patisserie on Serious Eats, which proclaimed the namesake pastry “the best use of butter.” The kouign amann … Continue reading

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Day 2: Montreal – Noodles and Waffles

After the Jean-Talon market we did do some non-food tourist activities, but food is clearly the best part, so I’ll start off with that. We continued to explore Rue Saint Laurent in the afternoon and happened upon Juliette et Chocolat, … Continue reading

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Day 2: Montreal – Jean-Talon Market

After our very late breakfast, with Canadian dollars in hand, we were finally able to obtain metro passes and head toward Marche Jean-Talon. A quick note about the Montreal metro: Dave and I purchased three-day passes, each $14. At $2.75 … Continue reading

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Days 1 and 2: Montreal

Onward we drove past the border toward Montreal. I was excited and pleasantly surprised to see that the main road leading to Montreal is lined with farms. And more specifically, it is lined with acres upon acres of corn. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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