Tag Archives: Quebec

Everybody’s Gone Surfin’ – Surfin’ Montréal

Habitat 67 Montréal, Québec, Canada While climbing aboard your calèche along Rue de la Commune in Montréal’s Old Port, you may catch a glimpse of what looks like brownish-grey freight containers hastily stacked about 12 layers high across an artificial … Continue reading

Posted in Montréal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Poutine

P’tit Soleil Los Angeles (Westwood), California I admit up front that I can come across sounding like a broken record decrying the aberration that is passed off as poutine in Southern California, truly a slap in the face to foreign … Continue reading

Posted in Southern California | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bagel Wars

Fairmount Bagel and St-Viateur Bagel Shop Montréal QC, Canada Through the ages, mankind has been faced with difficult choices: paper or plastic; Mary Anne or Ginger; Almond Joy or Mounds. One of these disputes that has yet to be settled … Continue reading

Posted in Montréal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Fine Mess You’ve Gotten Us Into

Poutine Canada The United States purports to be a strategic partner and ally to our neighbor to the north, but if we hope to improve relations between the two countries, we’d better start producing a better homage to the de … Continue reading

Posted in Montréal, Portland, Oregon, Québec, Southern California | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Orange You Glad You Stopped

Gibeau Orange Julep Montréal, Québec, Canada Florida and California are synonymous with citrus fruit, and in particular, oranges; it would be a fair (yet incorrect) assumption that the sweet and juicy orb originated there (it is thought to originally have … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Montréal, Montréal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments