Phô No 1 Vietnamese – 81 Isabel Street

Bûn from Phô No 1

Phô No 1 is a Vietnamese restaurant on Isabel Street just off of McDermott Avenue. It’s one of those places that I have heard many good things about. I’ve also walked by it many times on my way to and from the Exchange District, Yet, for one reason or another, I’ve never stopped in. The … Read more

Potato Salad aux Glorieux – Habs Lover

Little Potato Company potatoes

This potato salad is inspired by the colours of The Montreal Canadiens, also known as Les Glorieux. I decided to replublish to day in honour of the beginning of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Last month I signed up for a blogging contest through the Food Bloggers of Canada.  The contest is sponsored … Read more

The Woman in Green, Jack Todd (August 2020)

The Woman in Green Cover shot

My reading inspiration comes from all sorts of sources. In the case of Jack Todd’s The Woman in -Green, it’s because I follow the author on Twitter. It wasn’t his mystery writing that caught my attention. Rather, as a Montreal Canadiens fan, I find him to be one of the more restrained and well-thought out … Read more

Fionn MacCool’s Grant Park Shopping Centre

Every so often I like to visit McNally Robinson’s Booksellers at Grant Park Shopping Centre. They have a quite lovely restaurant called Prairie Ink. I’ve been a couple of times in the past, but generally the line ups and wait times are longer than I’m willing to wait through. So, then I go and look … Read more