Le Burger Week 2023: BBurger, Patty Slaps, and Centre Philou represent a nice collection

Each September I look forward to Le Burger Week  (www.leburgerweek.com) for the opportunity to discover something new. Le Burger Week continues across Canada through September 14, with over 600 participating restaurants. That includes 31  in Montreal. Bravo to Thierry Rassam and Na’eem Adam, who came up with this brilliant concept 12 years ago, as well as La Poutine and La Pizza Weeks.  The two Montreal businessmen have unveiled an interactive gamified experience that allows participants to rack up points (called YUMS) and redeem them for burgers throughout the event.  For participants…

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Q-ZN Tastes Success Following Launch of Inaugural St. Laurent Location

Q-ZN has secured 21 brands operating out of only 13 kitchen spots, with just 3 kitchens left available for rent. Concepts include American Eclectic Burger, AYA, Big Daddy Wings, Bubble Tea, Cattlemans Pizzeria, Cote Saint-Luc BBQ, Jerk House, Maneki, Man vs. Fries, Mezzmiz, Mia Pasta, Moushi, Nosh Box, Petit Sao, Quebec Pizzeria, Rebel Wings, Shodz, Sofia 2 Go, Wendy’s, Wings & Things and the much-acclaimed MrBeast Burger.

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Glenn J. Nashen grabs a kosher slice at PizzaPita Prime

PizzaPita has been going strong in the Snowdon area for more than 30 years. With their recent move across Decarie Boulevard to the former Pizza Hut location in front of Decarie Square, at the corner of Decarie and Vezina, they have a prime spot to garner the attention of thousands of commuters, shoppers and locals each and every day. Hence they’ve rebranded PizzaPita to PizzaPita Prime.

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Time Out Market Montreal Update shifts to takeout and delivery

Due to the recent government regulations put in place on Monday, September 28th, 2020, Time Out Market Montréal will now be offering delivery and takeout only as indoor dining is temporarily unavailable, effective as of Thursday, October 1st. Dining in will be closed for as long as required to fully support local efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
To comply with the latest public health regulations, Time Out Market Montréal’s concessionaires will offer their exquisite dishes through takeout and delivery only.

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The Nashen family falls in “LOV” with first dine-in experience since restaurants reopened

Our first restaurant outing since the pandemic was to Cuisine Botanique LOV in Laval’s trendy Centropolis. While apprehensive about returning to dining out, any tension quickly dissipated as we approached the modern eatery along the wide, car-free boulevard. There we found an airy and very inviting terrasse. We were greeted by the friendly staff who showed us to our outdoor table set-back from other dinner guests.

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Ryú Sushi introduces a top-notch and safe take-out and delivery service: first we report on Peel Street

For the past few weeks, my family and I have gone through some major sushi withdrawal. So we were delighted to hear that Ryú Sushi (www.ryusushi.ca) had reopened its Peel and Westmount locations for take-out and delivery.

Ryú (Japanese for Dragon) is known throughout Montreal for its fresh ingredients and a unique philosophy of respect for the environment and one another. The place specializes in high-end sustainable sushi.

Peel is open from Tuesday to Saturday whereas Westmount is open from Thursday to Monday, both with different menus. We decided to order from Peel first; Westmount is penciled in for next week.

First a little bit about the precautions they are taking during this COVID-19 pandemic.

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