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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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Solly the Caterer

Over the years I often stopped off at Solly’s for a portion of chopped liver, or perhaps a cake, or a jar of soup. For a long time, I heard the bachelorhood at Cavendish Mall discussing the meals they were having delivered from Solly’s.  I, being the lucky one who has a partner who is […]

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Counter Offense

Counter Offence By Rahul Varma Directed by Arianna Bardesono Segal Centre for Performing Arts March 11-29 2020 If plays are to be judged on a scale of one to ten this one is a fifteen. The script is topical, easy to follow, and performed flawlessly by each member of the cast not always attainable on […]

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MOB

MOB Written by Catherine-Anne Toupin Translated by Chris Campbell Directed by Andrew Shaver With Susan Bain, Mathew Kabwe, and Adrianne Richards Continuing thru March 29 This jewel of a play is a reviewer’s nightmare. Almost anything I could tell you about this Hitchcockian drama would be a spoiler. All I can safely say is that […]

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