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(English) Passeport: An exhibit at Cluny Art Bar

77 paintings make up the new art exhibit entitled Passeport at my favourite place to have lunch or coffee in the Old Port – Cluny Art Bar. Open since 2002, Cluny is closing its doors after 10 years of providing the best lattes, panini, antipasti and chocolate pots in a breathtaking industrial setting. Owners Rob ...


(English) Eat like a Venetian in Little Italy

Starting today and through Sunday, Little Italy will be serving up regional-inspired cuisine at many of its restaurants, cafés, bakeries and even some shops at the Jean Talon Market. Get a taste of Veneto (one of Italy's twenty regions with Venice as its capital) at restaurants like upscale Piccola Italia where chef Tony Raneri is ...


(English) Le Maître Chocolatier’s Easter eggs

Nada Fares chocolates are always a delight and now she's created a lovely chocolate for Easter. These dark chocolate eggs are filled with layers of thin, crisp praline wafers which I of course sampled while I took these photos at Nada's boutique. Since Easter is this weekend, I'd better pick up some more before they ...