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ebecker Dec 29, 2009 05:18 PM

NYers at the end of a five-day trip to Montreal... I concede the gold ring to you. We didn't have a single disappointing meal here, and most were superlative, including:
Dim sum at Ming Do
Bombay Mahal
Rotisserie Romados
Crepes at Lulu B.
Burgers/vegiburgers at La Paryse
Les Delice de L'Ile de Maurice--first time trying food from Mauritius
Dark chocolate fondue at Juliette et Chocolat
Decent Vietnamese sandwiches, when our destination Lao-Thai restaurant was closed
Breakfast at a lovely diner on Rue Rachel--can't remember the name
Fairmount Bagels--loved the texture, but too sweet for my NY bagel palette
Coffee, hot chocolate, par tout

And may I recommend Cuban music night at Diese Onze?

Thank you for great eating, and a lovely city!

  1. hala Dec 30, 2009 09:17 PM

    I am happy you enjoyed yourself. Thank you for posting an update!

    1. Fritzy Dec 31, 2009 03:31 AM

      What was the Mauritius place like?

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      1. re: Fritzy
        porker Dec 31, 2009 04:43 AM

        I'm curious as well, as Sylvester apparently left. The man was 75% the reason we'd go there.

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          Andria Dec 31, 2009 10:53 AM

          So true... I haven't been back since, and have quite a few disappointed friends who wanted to try it out.

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            ebecker Jan 1, 2010 08:59 AM

            I don't know if the guy running the restaurant was Sylvester... but he certainly didn't seem like a newbie. He hosted, cooked, served, and answered questions about Mauritius with an easy, open manner. The food was excellent (and inexpensive to boot); we had an excellent evening there.

            1. re: ebecker
              nochainsplease Jan 5, 2010 08:45 AM

              The gentleman who currently runs Aux Délices de l'Ile Maurice mentioned to me (I asked) that he's a friend of the esteemed Sylvester's who took over after Sylvester's well-deserved retirement. He's no stranger to the restaurant and appears to take his responsibility to Montreal diners seriously. I went in November and it was just as good as I remembered it being before the handover.

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