Every culture has certain traditions and customs: taking off your shoes when you go into the house (or anyone else’s house,) being conscious of furniture placement in your home in accordance to the practice of feng shiu, the disappointment of failing to meet parental expectations of being a doctor or a lawyer and forced involuntary Chinese school on Saturdays. These are things that you learn when you grow up in a Chinese family. These customs are just rituals that groom you for the Super Bowl of days where all your training will come into play; Chinese New Years.
Yes, it’s that time of year again where I start a blog post with “it’s that time of year again”, and look back at some of the awesome meals that I’ve eaten in the past 12 months. If you’re a local or a visitor to our great city, there’s one thing you should know about the dining scene in Montreal; it’s fucking awesome. Almost any kind of food and cuisine you can ever want readily accessible by public transit or short car ride. From fine dining to casual, international cuisine to domestic terroir, we truly are blessed. We are also fortunate enough to be called home to some of the world’s best culinary talent as well that fosters such a great restaurant scene. 2016 has been a year full of delicious food and amazing experiences, so in no particular order here is my best of the past year!
It’s that time of year again! That time you visit your friendly neighbourhood cardiologist and top up your blood pressure medication because you’re about to go YOLO and down burgers for an entire week by the pound… again! 2016 marks the fifth edition of the wildly popular Le Burger Week and here is everything you need to know!