Be a part of Montreal's YUL EAT 2016 Festival

For the third year in a row the well-loved YUL EAT Festival will be held at the Quai de l’Horloge in Montreal's Old Port from September 3 to 5. On the menu: special guest speakers, gourmet dinners and brunches, cooking classes and a whole host of activities. All your senses will thank you for being there! Here are a few of our top picks for the event. [Image credit: g-stockstudio]


5145, rue Wellington, Verdun, QC H4G 1Y2

For brunch on September 3, Su Restaurant’s head chef Fisun Ercan is serving up something a little different. Stop by her stall to try a meat-stuffed börek – a savory pastry with Turkish spices and greens.


8521, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2P 2M9

Also for brunch on September 3, chef Anita Feng from Trilogy Restaurant on Saint-Laurent Boulevard will be offering shrimp and jicama with black vinegar kewpie and Sichuan pepper.

Restaurant Candide

551 rue Saint Martin, Montréal, QC H3J 2L6

Chef John Russell Winter of the new Candide in Little Burgundy is once again paying tribute to local produce with a charred broccoli, arugula and sunflower oil pesto, grated le gré des champs, grilled guinea hen and herbs, all during the Locavore Dinner on September 3.


6389, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2S 3C3

Meanwhile, at the same dinner, the highly regarded Martin Juneau, of Pastaga fame, will be opting for a braised piglet loin from St. Canute, girolles vélouté, charred onion juice and Louis-Albert potatoes.

Dominion Square Tavern

1243, rue Metcalfe, Montréal, QC H3B 2V5

For the English brunch on September 4, chef Éric Dupuis will be emerging from his tavern, dating back to 1927, to offer a sweet and salted porridge accompanied by dried beef and a squash chutney.


1106, boul de Maisonneuve O, Montréal, QC H3A 1M7

To round it all off, don’t miss the brunch on September 5, prepared by several chefs including William Daly of Soubois. He’ll be offering his yogurt with confit peaches, almond candy, angelic and granola, as well as a Norwegian omelette (pear, tonka beans and white chocolate) with homemade Nutella and marmalade.

And it's a sixth time in a row for the MTLàTABLE festival, playing matchmaker between foodies and Montreal’s fine food establishments. From November 2 to 16, choose from $21, $31 or $41 multi-course meals to start your culinary journey right here in Montreal. Here’s what’s on the menu at some of the restaurants taking part. Please note that they may be modified without notice. [image credit: Lavigne/Ariane Thibeau]
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