Ottawa’s Prohibition Public House Provides a Fabulous Dining Experience

Sharing experiences – that’s what this restaurant is about. It’s subtle, but becomes more pronounced as you walk in, have a seat and start taking in your surroundings. Every detail begs for dialogue.  You’ll find yourself asking your partner in crime: “Is that fan an airplane propeller?” “Have you seen the lighting upstairs?” or “Are those lights hand made?” Nobo [...]

16 August 2018

Princesse de nos jardins: la fleur d’ail

Intimidante la princesse ? Pas totalement inconnue, car les chefs l’adorent et les gourmets se l’arrachent. Il est vrai qu’elle peut intimider le cuisinier et même paraître difficile à cuisiner, cette digne représentante de l’été, avec ses longues courbes vertes et ses pointes qui embaument les assiettes. Au contraire, elle est charmante, facile à utiliser et d’un parfum [...]

05 August 2018

Pullman, bar à vin précurseur

Catherine Bélanger aimait voyager, bien manger et surtout bien boire. Restauratrice de profession, elle a eu en 2004 l’idée, glanée lors de visites à l’étranger, de créer un tout nouveau type de bar à Montréal. «Je voulais qu’un endroit soit concentré sur le vin, ce qui n’existait pas encore ici. C’était risqué, mais je savais exactement où je m’en allais.» [...]

05 August 2018

Choux Gras, le festin de Mont-Tremblant

C’est le petit nouveau du coin, l’adresse qui fait concurrence aux restos du secteur. Installé dans l’écrin du Fairmont Tremblant, à flanc de montagne, Choux Gras propose une belle expérience culinaire depuis son ouverture à l’automne dernier. À l’issue de ses travaux de rénovations, l’hôtel cinq étoiles propose maintenant quatre restaurants refaits à neuf (Choux Gra [...]

05 August 2018

Menu végé au smokehouse

Le Boucan, plus connu pour ses fameuses côtes levées et ses viandes fumées d’inspiration cajun, lance une série de plats végétariens dans ses deux restaurants, installés dans le Vieux-Rosemont et Saint-Henri. Tout a commencé par un petit rassemblement de militants végétariens devant le Boucan, lors de l’ouverture de la succursale de la rue Masson. Se sentant interpellé, le chef et [...]

05 August 2018

Cuisine thaï 5 étoiles

Le 23 mai dernier, six ans après l’ouverture du Siam dans le quartier Dix30, le groupe Satori a lancé un deuxième établissement du même nom à l’Hôtel Le Crystal, en plein centre-ville de Montréal. Avec ses 300 places assises et son équipe de 50 personnes, le projet vise à consolider le positionnement du groupe en faveur de la fine cuisine thaïlandaise. Déjà reconnu pour [...]

05 August 2018

Swoop to launch transborder service in October to five tourist destinations

Swoop will become Canada's first ultra low cost airline to fly to the United States when it launches service this fall to five popular tourist destinations in Florida, Nevada and Arizona. The subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd. will start Oct. 11 with flights to Las Vegas from Abbotsford, B.C., and Edmonton, Alta., about four months after Swoop began to fly. Service will be added ove [...]

03 August 2018

BC Artscape unveils newly renovated arts centre in Vancouver's Chinatown

VANCOUVER — Artists in Vancouver have reason to celebrate, after a newly-renovated cultural centre in Vancouver's Chinatown opened on Sunday, touting 55 affordable spaces for artists and support groups. The refurbished home of BC Artscape at the Sun Wah Centre, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating affordable cultural spaces for urban communities, is nearly 50,000 square feet [...]

03 August 2018

Montreal museum fights Facebook censorship over classic art

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has had a problem with Facebook: the social media giant's censors are very prudish. Even though the site is supposedly off-limits to anyone under the age of 13, Facebook has extremely strict controls when it comes to any artwork depicting the human form or nudity. The MMFA ran into those controls earlier this year when it tried to place ads advertising its [...]

03 August 2018

Toronto book stores and designers are stepping up to fill the sex-ed void

Doug Ford may have scrapped the progressive sex-ed curriculum, but activists are creating resources for teachers and parents In the weeks leading up to the start of a new school year, teachers are grappling with how to address gaps in the curriculum that have been introduced by Premier Doug Ford’s backward-looking government. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Education cancelled the Tr [...]

03 August 2018

Katch Seafood opens on Pizza Corner

Katch Seafood, a fast-casual twist on the traditional fish and chips, is opening under the same roof as Pizza Girls (1560 Grafton Street). The new brand will have six different kinds of batters, as well as fish tacos and salads. Business partner Connor Stoilov is excited to showcase the new brand. “Pizza corner is our flagship location and we've spent a lot of the last [...]

02 August 2018

The Exchange has big plans for Hollis Street

The folks behind the St. John's Fish Exchange are bringing something massive to town “Halifax is on fire right now,” says Andrew Flynn, the GM of The Maple’s soon-to-be in-house restaurant, The Exchange on Hollis (1583 Hollis Street). A spin-off of popular Newfoundland spot St. John’s Fish Exchange, the Halifax take on the concept will offer a “premium casual” space that’s seafo [...]

02 August 2018

Designing Community: Planning and Citizenship in St. John’s

How does where we live affect how we live? A lot of people are trying to answer that question right now. We’re getting a better and better sense of how urban design choices can support our physical health. What about our social health, though? Can we design neighbourhoods for a sense of community, or for civic participation? There’s not as much research out there on this – but [...]

02 August 2018

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An IGA in Montreal is growing its own vegetables on the roof

Tim Murphy bends down and pulls a healthy-looking bulb of garlic out of the ground. Nearby, heirl [...]

01 August 2018

Katch Seafood opens on Pizza Corner

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02 August 2018

Montreal museum fights Facebook censorship over classic art

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03 August 2018

BC Artscape unveils newly renovated arts centre in Vancouver's Chinatown

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03 August 2018

Cuisine thaï 5 étoiles

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05 August 2018