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Roch le Coq

Roch le Coq 1541 Van-Horne Montreal QC Info @ roclecoq.com Move over Colonel, there’s a new sheriff in town. Fried chicken prepared as only a master chef can. Accompanied by a generous portion of French Fries and gravy you’ll soon forget that this is fast food. Each order is individually prepared. Due to the current […]

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The Smallest Objective

From a press release courtesy of Janis kirshner The loss and recovery of memories is a central theme of intriguing narrative nonfiction, The Smallest Objective. Sharon Kirsch’s new book, The Smallest Objective, is a fitting read for this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month in September. Its author is well versed in the challenges and intricacies of […]

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Does Anybody Care?

I get around a large part of the city and it is irritating to see so many people of all ages who don’t seem to find it important to follow the rules during the current pandemic. They won’t wear a mask, and they won’t stay a safe distance from their friends. Whether it’s outside of […]

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Elio Pizza Revisited

Elio Pizzeria Restaurant revisited Elio Pizzeria Restaurant – Cuisine Italienne Rosemont … Elio Pizzeria – Rosemont-Petite-Patrie Restaurant, (514) 276-5341, 351, rue Bellechasse, Montréal It’s been way too long since we visited Elio’s or anywhere else since the Covid pandemic struck in March of 2020. We sat on the outdoor terrace and there was absolutely no […]

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Snowdon Deli

Snowdon Deli 5265 Decarie Blvd. Montreal, QC In these trying times things we took for granted have now become part of the new normal. It is difficult to put into words how good it felt this morning when I phoned to inquire whether or not we could eat in the restaurant and the answer was […]

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Au Vieux Duluth

Au Vieux Duluth 1997 boul. Marcil-Laurin Ville St. Laurent, QC. Living the new normal First time since the pandemic began four months ago, we were able to go into a restaurant to enjoy a meal at a table without fear of contamination. The staff is all wearing protective shields, the customers sanitize their hands at […]

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PA Supermarket

Super Marché PA /PA Supermarket 4600 BLVD Samson Laval, QC. This Supermarket chain, offering groceries, produce, meat and fish, together with other staples has been around for a long time mainly because of their good prices, right locations, and easy parking. Today I had occasion to shop at the Laval location. I noticed the presence […]

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Star Noodles

Star Noodles 1871 Saint Catherine Street W. Montreal, QC I have been eating at or taking out from this amazing restaurant for at least 50 years. The General Tao chicken was one of my favourite dishes in the 70’s and has not changed to this day. Last night we picked up supper consisting of Spring […]

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Trumplestiltskin

or The Worst President That Never Was Just when we thought he had been told by his aides and others that his comments were causing violence and demonstrations and perhaps he ought to have speeches prepared by others and read directly from the Teleprompters, the Great One broke all previous limits of bad taste.  First […]

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Solly the Caterer One More Time

Once again I can only rave about the supper Shirley and I just enjoyed. It was the second time around for Shirley to devour half of the order of Stuffed Cabbage (with sides) $9.00. The second half will be lunch tomorrow or the following day after spending overnight in the fridge. I had Beef Brisket […]

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