A Montreal Layover for Tony means calling up local friends like Martin Picard to explore the city's hot spots that can't be found in any guidebook. He sees first hand how intrinsic the local environment is to ...Go to Episode
Tony meets here with chef Jonathan Chung, before heading to the farmers’ market.
388 Victoria Ave, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2N4
Tony visits the luncheonette for breakfast. "They pretty much invented breakfast around here." Operating since 1942, the restaurant has been run by 3 generations of the same family. Tony has a bagel with smoked salmon, tomato, onion and cream cheese.
93 Ave du Mont-Royal Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2S5
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Open 7 days a week until 3 a.m., this is the "premier service provider for drunk-ass chefs after work. Sake? Of course."
3723 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2V7
Tony goes to this Canadian pub in the working-class neighborhood of Sud-Ouest with Fred and Dave. They enjoy cold Molson's and big hunks of pork knuckle. "Exactly, exactly what I like. Big hunks of pork knuckle."
2172 Rue St-Patrick, Montréal, Quebec H3K
Tony and local chef friends have drinks and eat headcheese, smoked sausage, pork salad, escargot and lobster. "This is the newest place from Normand Laprise, the godfather of Montreal fine dining."
1425 Rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, Quebec H5B 1E4
Located in Old Montreal, Tony meets up with respected food writer Adam Goldman at Club Chasse et Peche. They eat tuna tartare, lobster, scallops ceviche, octopus and duck.
423 Rue Saint-Claude, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B6
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