Appetite for Ottawa: With Milestones Grill + Bar headed to Quebec, Mike Cohen provides a sneak peek

When Montreal-based Foodtastic purchased the Milestones Grill + Bar restaurant chain ( last summer, with plans to finally debut franchises in Quebec, I got pretty excited.

Foodtastic, a highly successful multi-brand restaurant company, is owned by brothers Lawrence and Peter Mammas.

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Mike Cohen makes a stop for rotisserie chicken at Au Coq

Au Coq has been part of the Quebec restaurant landscape for more than 60 years.  Since 2019 it has been part of the Foodtastic group (, which was enough to get my attention when I was in Dollard des Ormeaux and looking for a place to eat on Sources Blvd. There are presently 10 Au Coq franchises in Quebec (Dollard, St. Laurent, Marché Central, Hochelaga, Montreal East, St. Leonard, Central Station downtown and Gatineau). Opening soon will be locations in Terrebonne and Île-Perrot.

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