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Monte Cristo Sandwich

Andria Nov 22, 2008 06:14 AM

Anyone know if any restaurant in Montreal serves this wonderful Sandwich?

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    phyero Feb 21, 2009 04:49 PM

    Can someone that went to Guadeloupe can tell if it is the same as the Bokit...? As your description it seems similar
    Thanks

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      boris2001 Nov 30, 2008 08:23 AM

      Bagel Etc. (St. Laurent near Marie-anne) has one. Haven't tried it , though.

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        picklebird Nov 22, 2008 11:13 AM

        Em Cafe (on Parc Ave. in Mile End) has a Monte Cristo sandwich on their brunch menu, but it was highly disappointing-- just a ham and cheese sandwich with the outsides of the bread pan-fried. My past experience with the Monte Cristo is a ham, turkey, and cheese sandwich where the whole thing is battered and fried, doused with powdered sugar and served hot with maple syrup. This was served kinda lukewarm.

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          Andria Nov 22, 2008 12:47 PM

          How disappointing. I am dying to try one like you describe. Hopefully someone will give us the scoop on where to find one.

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            BLM Feb 21, 2009 02:07 AM

            Just saw the Diners, Drive-ins & Dives program on Food Network have a diner in the US offer Monte Cristo sandwich. Now wondering if any Montreal restaurants is offering a good one.

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