One of the most appreciated concepts in Canada is the 'Bring Your Own Wine' (BYOW) or 'Bring Your Own Beer' (BYOB) restaurant. As the name suggests, these restaurants allow you to bring your own bottle of wine or beer to accompany your meal. The BYOW and BYOB concept bring benefits for both you and [...]
Congratulations on your move to Québec! Now it’s time for you to get to know your neighbours better, so why not invite them for dinner? The good old 'wine and dine' for a perfect social evening. But wait a moment...you find yourself at the supermarket shopping for the aforementioned meal, when you find that [...]
It is early in the morning; you just left the house, rushing to the next bus or subway station. Once you got on the public transport you realize that there are many people around you, holding red coffee mugs. Maybe there was just a coffee shop at the corner. 9am at work: coffee time! [...]
There is nothing better than a cold beer after a long day of working, traveling and unpacking. And when you relocate you will find a large assortment of Canadian beers to try! Before refrigerators were invented, Canada had the perfect climate to make beer, and this is why the European settlers and traders decided [...]
The Muslim community in Montréal has a population of well over 100,000 people, with strong ties to both their history and political matters. The Islamic center of Quebec is located in the St. Laurent borough of Montréal, offering services from prayer times, to marriage and burial services, while the Muslim Council of Montreal keeps people [...]
For vegetarians in Montréal, the options may at first seem limited, and always having to choose a salad or a meat-based meal without the meat can get old fast. Luckily, Montréal actually offers some great vegetarian restaurants and cafés that step away from the ordinary, and incorporate natural, tasty, and interesting ingredients. The Montréal [...]
Montréal has a Jewish community consisting of about 90,000 people, and is one of the largest in North America. Originally settling here in the late 1700s, as fur traders and merchants, the Jewish community quickly grew with families immigrating from Europe to join their relatives. Today, there are 22 Jewish day schools in Québec, [...]
Montreal has 4 main markets: Jean Talon, Atwater, De Maisonneuve and Lachine; apart from these four markets, some neighbourhood markets are organized throughout the city.