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Bronte still in business?

atoz Sep 15, 2006 04:15 PM

Hello, is this restaurant still as good as it used to be? What is the price range there? I've just heard good reviews but heard nothing about the pices.

Thank you

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    Yummy Stuff RE: atoz Sep 19, 2006 01:01 PM

    THis place does sound familiar...must've read a review a while back in Saturday's Gazette. If I recall it's Italian food right? They usually list price ranges when they review a place. Whre exactly is this place?

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      nader RE: atoz Sep 19, 2006 11:10 PM

      Hey there,

      The resto is still open, though I couldn't tell you for how much longer. It's absolutely whenever I walk by (about twice a week!), with the waitstaff sitting around chatting. However, the reviews I've read have been consistently good - and they should be, since you'll probably be the only one in the place!

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        Adrian3891 RE: atoz Sep 21, 2006 03:05 PM

        Depressing. I hope this is not true. I was in Bronte in February on a Wednesday and it was about 2/3rds full. It was a really excellent meal carefully blending French, Asian and Italian influences. Friends who have been since have also given raves. Joe Mercuri is one of Montreal's most talented young chefs and it would be a shame to see a restaurant like Bronte fail.

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          stingray RE: atoz Sep 22, 2006 02:36 PM

          Bronte is alive and doing quite well.Most restaurants slow down in this part of the city during July -August.As far as I know it is even better than before and if you haven't tried it out-you should.

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            Adrian3891 RE: atoz Sep 22, 2006 05:00 PM

            Great to hear. Bronte, along with Anise, gives Montrealers an opportunity that doesn't exist in a lot of places; the opportunity to watch a young chef evolve and improve in their own restaurant. Living in Toronto, this is a rare thing, especially in a fine dining restaurant.

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              BLM RE: atoz Sep 24, 2006 05:01 AM

              Apparently Bronte doesn't make their own bread anymore. Which is too bad. How many Montreal restaurants make their own bread? I don't know too many, if any.

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                rcianci RE: BLM Sep 24, 2006 11:39 AM

                Who are they buying it from?

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                  BLM RE: rcianci Sep 25, 2006 01:27 AM

                  Not sure. I might of been told it(if that's the case, I can't remember what I was told).

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                  carswell RE: BLM Sep 25, 2006 01:41 AM

                  >>How many Montreal restaurants make their own bread? I don't know too many, if any.<<

                  Well, Anise does. Exquisitely, I might add.

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                    BLM RE: carswell Sep 25, 2006 02:24 AM

                    What kind of bread do they make?

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                      rcianci RE: BLM Sep 25, 2006 03:57 AM

                      Pitas coated with black sesame, cardamom rolls, fig and anise bread, lavash, focaccia and more. The bread basket at Anise is simply wonderful.

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                  BLM RE: atoz Sep 26, 2006 12:42 PM

                  After reading about Anise making their own bread, I wonder if Moises steakhouse makes their own bread. My one time eating at Moises(must be around 7-8 years ago), I was given a complimentary bread basket at the beginning of my meal(as every customer gets one). Mostly Jewish type breads. Do they make their own bread(my guess is no)?

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