1000 de la Gauchetiere O.
Train: Gare Centrale, Lucien-L’Allier
Bus: STM 36, 74, 75, 107, 150, 168, 178, 410, 420, 427, 430, 435, 715, 747, RTL 86, 87, AMT Terminus Centre-ville
Visit: September 12, 2013
Everyone has that one place where they call the center of their daily life. It’s that one building that you go to every single day and somehow it revolves around everything. For literally hundreds of thousands of Montrealers and suburbanites, 1000 de la Gauchetiere is that building. Sitting in that building is a place that some people might not even know about, Ros&Lina.
5375 Queen Mary
Bus: STM 17, 51, 63, 166
Visit: April 21, 2012
Greek food and large group gatherings have become a vital part of my food adventures in Montreal. Ever since I’ve been to my first real Greek restaurant in September of 2011, I’ve been looking forward to every and each opportunity I could get. Most of those Greek outings, even if they were organized by me, came from the head of someone else. This would be the first time that I would be the one to choose the Greek restaurant. The pressure was going to be on my head.
521 Duluth E.
Metro: Sherbrooke, Mont-Royal
Bus: STM 11, 14, 24, 29, 30, 97, 144, 427
Visit: December 15, 2011
My visit to Le Jardin de Panos is the third in the series of outings as part of the Fat Squirrel Society (inside joke). The first visit was in October for Korean BBQ and the second was in the midst of Chinatown. So, we took a little bit of a curve by going to see what other Greek restaurants there were to explore in Montreal. I honestly thought that I reached the plateau of Greek cuisine with my other visits, so I was hoping to expand to that list.
789 Jean-Talon O.
Metro: Acadie, Parc
Bus: STM 16, 80, 92, 93, 179, 435, 935
Visit: October 29, 2011
2011 has been a big year for me to try and get to like Greek food. Over the course of this calendar year, I got a know a Greek colleague who basically has been guiding me through Montreal’s Greek cuisine. But, I need to say that I’m not the only one who wants to expand their Greek horizons. Shortly after my post on Ellada at the end of September, a conversation on Twitter gave me quite the idea.