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The month of June is now behind us and that means that half the year is in the books.  With that, I’m getting even closer to unveiling the 250th burger in a search that has officially lasted 5 years.

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228 Bernard O.
Montréal, Québec

Bus:  STM 46, 55, 80, 160, 435, 935

Visit:  June 16, 2014

http://namosrestaurant.com/

Family is a very important part of everyone’s life, whether you want to admit it or not.  In restaurants, there are types of cuisine that lend themselves better to the family style dish delivery system.  You order in tandem and you share.  We all know that most families have to share.  That’s where the concept of Namos comes in.

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105 Prince Arthur E.
Montréal, Québec

Bus:  STM 24, 29, 55, 144

Visit:  June 9, 2014

When it comes to expanding to different types of cuisine, I’m not that good.  You can tell all that just by looking at the title of this post.  Also, I’m awful when I’m put on the spot to choose a place to eat, especially when there’s a burger involved.  On this day, I made my way to Prince Arthur, where I stumbled into La Caverne Grecque.

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10421 Gouin O.
Montréal, Québec

Train:  Roxboro-Pierrefonds
Bus:  STM 68, 205, 206, 208, 209, 213, 407, 468

Visit:  March 13, 2014

http://athenapizza.ca/

Success is often made out of second chances.  I’m so grateful that I got a second chance in my career, where I’m doing a whole lot better than the first time around.  Like in life, restaurants or locations often face the prospect of getting a second chance.  Located in the West Island, Athena is a place that is rebuilding a reputation.

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The month of March is usually a very significant month for me.  Each year, I make some of my best visits.  This year, there’s no exception.  For the first time ever, I got the chance to visit the city of Philadelphia, thus getting 3 of their top burgers done.  In the weeks that will come, I hope to share with you the fruits of that labor, alongside the highlights of a trip that I won’t soon forget.

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200 Sainte-Catherine E.
Montréal, Québec

Métro:  Berri-UQAM, Saint-Laurent
Bus:  STM 15, 30, 55, 125, 129, 150, 410, 427, 430, 715, 747

Visit:  February 20, 2014

http://www.mvpbarsportif.com/

Have you ever had a game plan that just didn’t go your way?  That’s to be expected in the type of world we live in.  With that in mind, you have a Plan B.  But, sometimes, even those kind of things fail and then, you have to go on the fly.  That’s how I ended up at MVP.

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Now that we’re deep into 2014, we can think about what the year has in store for us.  As I’m writing this, there isn’t much time left until I get a chance to expand my boundaries once again.  Despite a few restraints on my upcoming trip, there is a lot of room to move around and get some really good burgers done.  So, in a few weeks, you’ll get to see the fruits of my labor and I can’t wait to share them all, no matter how big or small they might be.

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1377 Greene
Westmount, Québec

Métro:  Atwater
Bus:  STM 24, 63, 90, 104, 138

Visit:  February 12, 2014

http://www.cheznick.ca/

Westmount is one of the nicest and most affluent neighborhoods on the entire island of Montréal.  Part of the reason for that reputation is the storied past that is such a vibrant part of today’s culture.  Included in the city of Westmount is a restaurant that lays claim to being the oldest on the entire island.  Since 1920, Chez Nick has been a vital part of all that is Montréal.

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46 Cartier
Laval, Québec

Métro:  Cartier
Bus:  STL 2, 12, 17, 20, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31, 33, 37, 41, 43, 48, 58, 60, 63, 70, 73, 74, 901, CITL 24, 28

Visit:  February 6, 2014

http://www.restaurantchezgerard.com/

Laval is growing by leaps and bounds, but there’s one thing that isn’t growing that much.  The island is populated by large restaurant chains that serve food that doesn’t really do much to churn one’s imagination.  If you’re really looking for something different, you have to dig deep.  Luckily, there’s a restaurant, that’s been open for over 40 years, that’s right under your nose and that’s Chez Gérard.

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755 Crémazie E.
Montréal, Québec

Métro:  Crémazie
Bus:  STM 30, 31, 52, 53, 54, 56, 100, 135, 146, 192, 460

Visit:  February 4, 2014

http://www.pataterouge.ca/

In Montréal, there are those restaurants that we all know.  They are easy on the wallet and they serve all those items that fall under the category of the guilty pleasure.  They are the home of the steamies, poutines, and the extremely greasy French fry.  You may not put much stock into their influence, but they do have some.  One of those places is called Patate Rouge.

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The beginning of a new year is well behind us.  In any line of work, January is a month where things slow down a bit as we all catch our collective breaths from a hectic holiday season.  Here, at the search, it’s business as usual.  2013 was such a landmark year, so much so that the 12 months will have a whole lot of trouble living up.  But, with that being said, I’m going to try with everything I have to make it quite the year.

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19 Sunnydale
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Québec

Bus:  STM 208, 209, 409

Visit:  January 15, 2014

The West Island of Montréal is one special part of this great region we all share.  One of the things that dominates that area is the abundance of big box stores and chain restaurants.  If you’re looking for places that don’t fit those categories, you might be in a for a long search.  But, there are times where places like Dutchys might just pop up.

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1874 Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, Québec

Métro:  Papineau
Bus:  STM 10, 15, 34, 45, 150, 769, RTL 170

Visit:  January 13, 2014

www.lafayettehotdog.com/‎

In Montréal and other places, there are a whole bunch of restaurants that make their money on delivery and takeout orders.  Their menus offer a very large variety of items and they range from nearly every category of food.    The majority of these places have the option to eat inside the actual restaurant.  While the quality of these places is obvious, visiting them is a whole other deal.  Lafayette Hot Dog fits the bill when it comes to neighborhood restaurant that offers something that might just hit the spot.

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15 Bouchard
Dorval, Québec

Bus:  STM 191, 495, 496

Visit:  January 8, 2014

http://barbiesrestaurant.com/

2014 is well underway and everyone is back in the middle of their normal routines.  The same can be said when it comes to burger business.  Even if the year changes, one can be assured that nothing will be different when it comes to burgers.  With that in mind, the first burger of 2014 for the search comes to us from Dorval at Barbie’s.

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450 Promenades de Centropolis
Laval, Québec

Bus:  STL 42, 60, 61, 66, 70

Visit:  December 20, 2013

http://bostonpizza.com/en

The first burger post of 2014 takes a look at the very last burger experience of 2013.  You might think I’m crazy for covering the kind of place that I do my best to avoid, but there are times where you can’t avoid things.  For the third time in my life, I got the chance to try something rather unique at Boston Pizza.

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