If there is one food item synonymous with the province of Quebec and the city of Montreal, it’s poutine. Poutine is a dish that marries a great deal of fries, squeaky cheese curds, and ladles of gravy sauce. Some people think the combination is disgusting, but a majority of Quebecers think it’s the holy grail of all dishes. Just four short months ago, the city of Montreal was introduced to its first ever Burger Week. Now it’s time to see what Montreal restaurants have to offer when it comes to the trinity of fries, cheese, and sauce. From February 1 to 7, 30-some restaurants will create poutines that stray from the norm, hoping to garner the elusive vote of the hungry consumer. (more…)
At the end of May, when the city of Toronto concluded their burger week, people here in Montreal took notice. Social media discussions debated whether or not Montreal could handle a similar idea. Well, it wasn’t much of a debate since the idea was awesome. In the weeks that followed Toronto’s Burger Week, seeds of interest popped up, all pointing towards Burger Week MTL.
This week, from September 1-7, citizens of the island of Montreal are venturing to the 30-some different restaurants participating in the first ever Burger Week MTL. Each restaurant has created special burgers for the occasion, ranging from 5 dollars to 15 dollars. (more…)