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daviiiiiid May 21, 2009 07:13 PM

Hey I was just looking for food in montreal that is renowned for its size.. like.. the largest piece of cake.. the largest burger bun..

thanks

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    maisonbistro RE: daviiiiiid May 21, 2009 07:36 PM

    We get a flyer every so often from the Restaurant Copoli in the west end, claiming that they make the city's largest burger. Couldn't tell you if it's true or if it's any good though - never tried it.

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      SnackHappy RE: maisonbistro May 21, 2009 08:33 PM

      I guess the Copoli burger is bigger than your average burger, but it's not the size of your head or anything. It is, howver, pretty darn good. The meat is basically kefta and the bun is homemade.

    2. SnackHappy RE: daviiiiiid May 21, 2009 08:42 PM

      Although I think they've reduced its size, the monstre sandwich at El Zaziummm is still a contender for Montreal's biggest sandwich. It used to be free if you finished it, but now all you get for cleaning your plate is a t-shirt.

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        Shattered RE: SnackHappy May 22, 2009 07:39 AM

        Yikes. Le Monstre sandwich costs 20 smackers. It must be huge, enough for 2 or 3 lunches.

        http://www.zaziummm.com/burger.html

        Why is the Parc Ave. location the only one listed here? Did the Laurier location split or were they never affiliated?

      2. carswell RE: daviiiiiid May 21, 2009 09:30 PM

        Queue de Cheval has an obsession with BIG ("biggest lobster in town!!!"; "largest shrimp you have ever seen"; the 10-ounce "petit" mignon, the smallest steak on the menu; etc.). One suspects they're trying to compensate for shortcomings in, um, other departments.

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          Evilbanana11 RE: daviiiiiid May 21, 2009 10:12 PM

          Lemeac has the biggest pain perdu I've ever seen lol.

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            maisonbistro RE: Evilbanana11 May 22, 2009 04:43 AM

            OMG but so the best, and I for one finish it each and every time. It would be a sin to leave anything on the plate. Yummmmmm

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              Chocolatesa RE: Evilbanana11 May 22, 2009 02:19 PM

              What's pain perdu?

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                BLM RE: Chocolatesa May 22, 2009 02:39 PM

                Think french toast, to quote Lesley Chesterman.

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                  maisonbistro RE: Chocolatesa May 22, 2009 03:18 PM

                  You must get thee to Lemeac for dessert.

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                  fraisefatale RE: Evilbanana11 May 25, 2009 11:18 AM

                  Lemeac = best desserts in town! :)

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                  daviiiiiid RE: daviiiiiid May 22, 2009 07:18 AM

                  I havent heard of the zazziumm for so long! I think I'll go check it out again.

                  Anything else for under 20-25$ ? :D

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