Montreal

Samos Bakery (Beaubien), Montreal
Canada, Food reviews, Montreal

Samos Bakery (Beaubien), Montreal

I was wandering around Le Petite-Patrie, which is a small neighbourhood in Montreal, when I stumbled upon this nondescript bakery at the corner of the street. Normally, I wouldn’t think twice about an old school bakery like this, but I remembered reading about their maple donuts so I stopped in […]

Alati Caserta (Little Italy), Montreal
Food reviews, Montreal, Travel

Alati Caserta (Little Italy), Montreal

As Francophone as Montreal is, they do have their own suburbs for different countries… like Chinatown, and the focus of this post: Little Italy! Montreal’s Little Italy is rather non-descript, you might just walk through it without even realizing that you’re in Little Italy. Unlike Chinatown, you won’t be greeted […]

Maple Taffy, Quebec City
Canada, Food Culture, Montreal

Maple Taffy, Quebec City

Canada and Maple Syrup come hand in hand, and I’ve recently discovered yet another Canadian goodie that incorporates Maple Syrup… Maple Taffy on snow! You can find maple taffy across Canada, but I tried it from a sugar shack when I was visited Hotel de Glace in Quebec City on a weekend […]

Uniquely Canada: BeaverTails
Canada, Food Culture, Food reviews, Montreal, Travel

Uniquely Canada: BeaverTails

BeaverTails, despite their name, are not actually Beaver’s tails. They are whole-wheat pastries stretched to the shape of a beaver’s tails, hence the name. They have flavours ranging from Maple, Chocolate and Oreo to the traditional Cinnamon Sugar. When we visited a winter carnival in Quebec City, we spied yet another booth […]