Three places to keep the sunny vibes alive in Montreal with jerk chicken

A jerk chicken plate with a side of plantain is seen at Tropical Paradise in Montreal on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette Jerk chicken is one of those guaranteed feel-good dishes on a cold day, like stew or cottage pie. It’s got “Mama’s cooking” written all over it, partly because it requires hours of marinating, so it’s not something you can just rustle up....

Brownstein: PVM is joining the battle for your tummy

A battle is being waged to win the hearts and tummies of noshers downtown.What had been deemed to be a downtown culinary graveyard could soon become an epicurean hot spot. On the heels of the launch of Time Out Market two weeks ago in the Eaton Centre comes word that Le Cathcart food court will open in late January not far away in the refurbished Esplanade Place Ville Marie.Whereas Time Out...

At least one Canadian sickened after latest recall of California romaine

The Public Health Agency of Canada has confirmed that one Canadian case of E. coli infection has the “fingerprint” linked to recalled romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, CA.“Although an outbreak is not occurring in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has identified one Canadian illness with a similar genetic fingerprint to illnesses reported in the U.S. investigation,” the...