Burger 128: G-Spot
LOCATION CLOSED 784 Cure-Labelle Laval, Quebec Delivery Phone #: (450) 934-5856 Bus: STL 24, 26, 46, 60, 66, 151 Visit: January 31, 2012 Wait! I know what you’re probably thinking, Mr. Lew changed the whole purpose of his blog and is now searching for something a whole lot less PG. Well, have no fear, this isn’t what you want to think it is. Lately, I’ve been so wrapped...
Annex 60: Crêperie St-Paul
161 Saint-Paul E. Montreal, Quebec Metro: Place d’Armes, Champ-de-Mars Bus: STM 14, 55, 129, 715 Visit: January 26, 2012 Last Thursday night, after our tremendous experience at Vieux-Port Steakhouse, my colleagues and I looked for something to put it over the top. We actually walked down Saint-Paul street towards the west. We went by a number of places that didn’t have exactly...
Annex 59: Vieux-Port Steakhouse
39 Saint-Paul E. Montreal, Quebec Metro: Place d’Armes, Champ-de-Mars Bus: STM 14, 55, 129, 715 Visit: January 26, 2012 http://www.vieuxportsteakhouse.com/ On this particular week, I’ve been fighting my first illness of 2012. The fact that I was under the weather for the better part of the week really affected things here at the GBS. I put off the burger I was planning to do...
Burger 127: Taverne Gaspar
89 De La Commune E. Montreal, Quebec Metro: Place d’Armes, Champ-de-Mars Bus: STM 14, 55, 129, 715 Visit: January 20, 2012 http://www.tavernegaspar.com/ I’ve been waiting months to come to this location. I first found out about Taverne Gaspar around the same time I was doing Burger 105 at Méchant Boeuf. It turns out that those two restaurants are part of a family of similar...
Annex 58: Rockaberry Saint-Denis
4275 Saint-Denis Montreal, Quebec Metro: Mont-Royal Bus: STM 11, 29, 30, 97, 427 Visit: January 17, 2012 http://www.rockaberry.ca/ The recent evening at Kalalu didn’t end at just that. It was decided that we’d take our unusually tame hijinks to this particular location of Rockaberry. The great part about it was that it was located just steps away from our Caribbean dining...
Annex 57: Kalalu
LOCATION CLOSED 4331 Saint-Denis Montreal, Quebec Metro: Mont-Royal Bus: STM 11, 29, 30, 97, 427 Visit: January 17, 2012 http://www.kalalu.ca/ In what has become a monthly outing, the group I call the “Fat Squirrel Society” decided to come up with something a little out of the ordinary. We’re three individuals and each month, we each take a turn to choose a restaurant. ...
The Best Burgers in Canada?
Recently, an article came to my attention about “The Best Burgers in Canada.” Being all excited, I clicked on the link, waiting to add more reasons for me to travel further across Canada. To my utter dismay, it was not anything close to what I expected. I was going to leave it at that, but an idea from The Butter Melts Out of Habit gave me an inspiration. Here goes: To whom it may...
Burger 126: EM Cafe
5718 Du Parc Montreal, Quebec Bus: STM 46. 80, 160, 435, 935 Visit: January 10, 2012 http://emcafe.ca/ 2012 is a brand new year for the Great Burger Search. For a moment, looking back on 2011, I have to be reminded of the 51 burgers, 5 cities, and many milestones that this provided me. With all that being said, the past is the past and it is time to move forward. I’ve been changing my...
Annex 56: La Maison V.I.P.
1077 Clark Montreal, Quebec Metro: Place d’Armes Bus: STM 55, 80, 129, 150, 410, 427, 430, 435, 747 Visit: January 1, 2012 2012 has begun and I really wasn’t expecting to make a post out of this. However, when I was going over it in my mind, I really didn’t see another better moment to show you all the other Chinese restaurant that I frequent. For those of you who follow,...
GBS Year in Review 2011: Burgers
What would a Mr. Lew’s Great Burger Search Year in Review week be without a post looking at burgers? It would be blasphemous if I didn’t go and tell you all with 5 burgers made my stomach very happy this past year. Before I go any further, I have to mention that this is my list of 5 burgers that I found to be above average. Much like everything in the GBS, my opinions, tastes, and...