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Vegan Takes on “Fast Food” Classics in Montreal

May 2, 2016,

Vegan food is taking over the food scene in Montreal – new cafes, vegan sushi restaurants, bakeries and now, vegan fast food is emerging in the city. Here are 3 places to visit to enjoy vegan takes on “fast food” classics in Montreal:  Photo by Laura Verbich Lola Rosa 4581 Parc Ave. (other location: 545 […]

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Experiencing the Public Market

April 29, 2016,

When I was growing up, my mother would often talk of her Saturdays spent at the Jean-Talon Market in Montreal. For my grandparents, my mother and her brothers, going to the market was a Saturday ritual and a necessity. They would walk from their home to the market and afterwards, they would take the streetcar* […]

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7 Things To Do This May in Montreal

April 15, 2016,

In Montreal, there is always some sort of festival or event taking place – whether it be 30 degrees (yup, we use Celsius!) and sunny or below freezing. Montrealers love their concerts, exhibits, lectures and festivals. Now that summer is on its way (the sky is so blue, and the sun is shining – even […]

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Montreal: Vegan Dessert Hunt

March 12, 2016,

It’s no secret that I’m a major sweet tooth. When it comes to food, I always say yes to dessert (and usually have it first). And I’m not picky – if it’s sweet, I’ll eat it and I’ll enjoy it. Of course, these days I’m partial to vegan dessert, so I thought I’d do a sort-of […]

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What to do this February in Montreal

January 21, 2016,

Having grown up in Montreal I often take for granted how freakin’ cool this city is. I mean – there is always something happening in Montreal and this coming February won’t be any different. From free activities to month-long festivals, there’ll be no shortage of things to do this February in Montreal. Get your planner […]

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Where To Get Excellent Coffee in Montreal

October 7, 2015,

Montrealers love coffee; be it espresso, cappuccino, lattes or nitro brews and we love to get our coffee fix at independent cafés – we’ve even created an Indie Coffee Passport to explore the city through its many independent cafés. Here are 7 of HWE’s picks for excellent coffee in Montreal.  Image by @gorgeousssleep Paquebot Café Paquebot, located […]

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5 Things To Do in Montreal in October

September 30, 2015,

Visiting Montreal in October? As most travelers to Montreal and locals in the city know, there is always something going on in Montreal – especially during the summertime. Montreal is known for its summer festivals (the International Jazz festival that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists, the Just for Laughs comedy festival even Formula 1 […]

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Vegan in Montreal: Where to Eat

September 23, 2015,

There are over six thousand restaurants in Montreal and these numbers are growing everyday – luckily (for me and other veggie lovers), the number of vegan and vegetarian restaurants are growing, too. A couple of weeks ago, I outlined 5 places to eat vegan in Montreal. Since there are so many great veggie choices in Montreal, […]

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Montreal by Borough: The Best of Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie

September 18, 2015,

Tourists visiting Montreal often spend the bulk of their time exploring the Old Town (what Montrealers call the Old Port or Old Montreal) and downtown. Some might venture a little further into Le Plateau or the Mile End. Instead of spending all of your time in these tourist hubs, I suggest checking out another borough […]

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5 Places to Eat Vegan in Montreal

September 4, 2015,

Montreal is a great city with a wealth of things to see, explore and eat. It’s taken me awhile to write an article about my hometown – there’s something about writing about your hometown, your turf, which is a little harder to do. Nonetheless, I’ve given in and written about one of my favourite things […]

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