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
Like a tavern from 1920s Montreal, Dominion has "some of the best cocktails in town," says Tony. "Try delicious mussels with fries and bacon."
1243 Metcalfe, Montréal, Quebec H3B 2V5
Owned by chefs Fred and Dave, Joe Beef's menu changes daily and is "unapologetically over the top." The guys order clams atop a radio, a double down (2 pieces of foie gras with bacon and cheese), beef, chicken, duck and more.
2491 Notre Dame W, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N6
"For a larger selection of artisanal cheeses visit La Fromagerie Atwater, which currently sells 850 cheeses."
134, rue Atwater, Montreal, Quebec H4C 2G3
Tony meets up with his "soul brothers" -- owners of Joe Beef restaurant, Fred Morin and Dave McMillan, who surprise Tony with an "outing" on a dragon boat.
Go for the grilled cheese with braised beef shoulder in the middle.
418 Rue Gilford, Montreal, Quebec
Simple, humble and classic bistro fare. Good steak and frites, trout salad and more.
3929 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, Quebec H2W 2M4
One of 2 main farmers’ markets -- Tony visits Marche Jean-Talon in Little Italy with chef Jonathan Chung. Tony gets excited about unpasteurized raw milk cheese, available for purchase in Montreal, banned in the US since 1949.
7070 Ave Henri Julien, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1T1
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