Store Feature: Marché Branche d’Olivier

The Marché Branche d’Olivier has resided on Verdun’s main strip, Wellington Street, for over 20 years now, becoming one of the neighbourhood’s best-loved shops. Before gentrification brought hip restaurants and specialty cafés to the areas, the owners of Branche d’Olivier were offering a panoply of items from the Middle East, North Africa and South America,…

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The Tastemakers: Na’eem Adam

Stepping into the dimly lit Café Social on Montreal’s Saint-Viateur Boulevard on a cold winter morning, six-foot-three entrepreneur and social media magnate Na’eem Adam shook my hand and humbly apologized for being a few minutes late. “Sorry, dude. Things have been a little hectic these days,” he said. With the second edition of Poutine Week…

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Trou de Beigne Doughnuts will make you drool

Described as “handcrafted premium donuts with a modern touch,” the guys over at Trou de Beigne definitely have something going. And really, who doesn’t love having indulgent comfort food delivered to the house? If you’re looking for a unique hostess gift for the holidays, or anytime you’re going to visit a friend or family member…

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