MTLàTABLE 2018 BYOW restaurants
Whether you’re into Peruvian, Mauritanian, Asian fusion or great French bistro-style cuisine, MTLàTABLE has it on the menu for its 7th edition, from November 1 to 11. This year, 17 participating BYOW restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines are part of the fun. If you’ve already spotted a restaurant you’d like to try and a menu item that sounds delicious, pick the perfect wine and meal pairing from this easy guide by the SAQ that lets you choose among a large variety of bottles by clicking on a selection of specific dishes.
HOCHELAGA–MAISONNEUVE & ROSEMONT
- Gaston – French bistro cuisine as well as Italian specialties are on the menu at Gaston, conveniently located near an SAQ.
- Madre sur Masson - A favourite with Montrealers, Madre’s cuisine is Peruvian in flavour and French in technique and features Québec ingredients.
- Les Canailles – This neighbourhood restaurant’s MTLàTABLE menu includes some of its specialties, such as foie gras, duck confit and a Québec cheese platter.
LITTLE ITALY & VILLERAY
- Lannes et Pacifique - Located in the heart of Little Italy, Lannes et Pacifique offers its customers a market-fresh menu rooted in French cuisine.
- Tandem Restaurant – Tandem serves seasonal fresh cuisine in a charming neighbourhood restaurant with a French and Québec-inspired menu.
- Restaurant La Rose des Sables – La Rose des Sables serves Tunisian and Mediterranean dishes in a décor worthy of a thousand and one nights.
PLATEAU-MONT-ROYAL & MILE END
- La Khaima - Tagine, slow-cooked food, and couscous dishes are all part of the charm at this Mauritanian restaurant that’s decorated like the interior of a nomad tent.
- La Prunelle – Duck breast, sweet bread, beef tartare, and blood pudding are some of the dishes you’ll find on La Prunelle’s seasonal French-inspired menu.
- Le Margaux –Classic and modern takes on southwestern French specials from the Aquitaine region can be found at this popular restaurant.
- Restaurant Le Square – A delectable and generous French cuisine is on the menu at this charming Plateau-Mont-Royal restaurant.
- Monsieur B – A casual dining atmosphere combined with seasonal French dishes are sure to be crowd pleasers at Monsieur B.
- Restaurant La Raclette – There’s a reason why this fondue, raclette and pierrades (hot stone grill) spot has been a hit with locals since 1985!
NORTH OF THE ISLAND
- Le Millen – Nestled on Promenade Fleury, Le Millen offers market-fresh ingredients in a high-end yet relaxed ambiance.
- Madre sur Fleury – Chef Mario Navarrete Jr’s Peruvian cuisine has been a favourite among Montrealers for years. His take on comfort Nuevo Latino cuisine at Madre will make anyone an instant fan and his MTLàTABLE menu includes his famous ceviche and the delicious papa a la huancaina, mashed potato balls with a cheese sauce.
LES QUARTIERS DU CANAL
- Bistro Smoking Vallée – This French-inspired bring-your-own-wine bistro located in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood serves tasty classics such as duck, smoked salmon, beef, mussels and lobster.
PÔLE DES RAPIDES
- Kyomi Restaurant – This Asian fusion BYOB restaurant offers items such as makis, teriyaki, soups, and grilled meats, all served in an exotic atmosphere.
- Restaurant Wellington – Upscale and friendly Wellington serves unpretentious French bistro dishes such as tartares, pan-fried scallops and grilled bavette with fries.
- Restaurant Carte Blanche – Québec cheeses, tartares, wild mushroom ravioli, and braised lamb shank are all part of the fantastic French dishes Carte Blanche offers its patrons.
Head to www.mtlatable.com to check out the list of 150 participating restaurants and the menus they’re offering.
If you don’t have a restaurant picked yet or don’t know which specific dish you will be ordering, read more about the SAQ’s taste profiles and discover which ones suit you best or goes great with your favourite meals.
Mayssam Samaha, blogger
Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger. She travels the world in search of the next culinary discovery. From Iceland to South Africa, she’s already visited over 30 countries and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city.
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