The Lilydale General

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Laughter is brightest, where food is best. – Irish Proverb I paired up with a creative professional in Melbourne who is starting his own marketing and design agency…it’s all in the beginning stages right now and I am so looking forward to working and learning with him! Our first project together was to shoot his friend’s restaurant … Continue reading

summer eats

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Summer isn’t summer without barbecued chicken, cucumber & tomato salads, lemon-flavoured dips, lobster, berrie parfaits…I didn’t capture it all (la gourmandise usually took over), but here are some places I went to recently…and highly recommend! xo, Dina * * * { Olive + Gourmando } { Caramelized onions and goat cheese served with housemade ketchup } { … Continue reading

taste mtl

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Montréal is finally doing it right with TASTE MTL‘s first edition of Restaurant Week! Happening Gourmand was good for a few years, but it got old fast. So bon apétit everyone, have fun exploring the city’s neighborhoods and restaurants! I will try to post a few photos :) xo, Dina ps: I absolutely love the … Continue reading

Rosalie for MRC

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Last month I reviewed Rosalie for the MRC *. I think it’s been open for almost 10 years now, so that’s quite impressive! Dana (the writer) and I spent some time chatting with Carl, one of the restaurant’s promoters, on their terrace. Rosalie had its ups and downs and recently this Montreal supperclub just became happening again. The pizza … Continue reading

confusion for mrc

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Recently I joined the Montreal Restaurant Club (MRC), a wonderful restaurant review site run by mostly students. We go, we shoot, we eat, we critique…it’s so much fun. My first restaurant to shoot was Confusion (1637 Saint-Denis Street, Montreal, 514-288-2225). It’s a tapas place and the ambiance was warm and intimate. That’s all I’m going to say … Continue reading