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What is the dress at Au Pied De Cochon?

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starbucksbrew Sep 2, 2010 04:35 PM

Do men need to wear a jacket? Should women wear a dress, or are pants okay? thanks

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    kpaxonite RE: starbucksbrew Sep 2, 2010 04:37 PM

    You can wear whatever you want but I recommend business casual (collared shirt , polo) no blazer ; women can wear pants.

    In this heat I wear nice shorts everywhere (actually I wouldnt to a couple restaurant in mtl but apdc isnt one of those).

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      bewley RE: starbucksbrew Sep 2, 2010 04:44 PM

      It's not fancy, but be prepared to eat and eat well.

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        Maximilien RE: starbucksbrew Sep 2, 2010 05:17 PM

        I've wore shorts (bermudas) at Au Pied de Cochon.

        also, don't wear something too tight ... :-)

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          SourberryLily RE: Maximilien Sep 2, 2010 06:32 PM

          LOL yes Maximilien, no kidding!

          APDC is very rich and fatty, though delicious. Atkins diet's worse nemesis.

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            reelection RE: SourberryLily Sep 2, 2010 06:56 PM

            Doesn't the Atkins diet allow for liberal amounts of meat and fats?

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              SourberryLily RE: reelection Sep 3, 2010 05:38 AM

              Atkins is low carbs. Poutine or those fries in duck fat? Yuuuuummm

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                reelection RE: SourberryLily Sep 3, 2010 05:54 AM

                Good thing there are plenty of low-carb options on that menu for all you dieters :)

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          jfprieur RE: starbucksbrew Sep 3, 2010 10:29 AM

          Been to APDC in T-shirt and shorts, nobody batted an eye. Montreal is pretty laid back dress-code wise in general

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            Whygee RE: starbucksbrew Sep 3, 2010 11:23 AM

            The plaid shirt is a must.

             
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              blondee_47 RE: Whygee Sep 3, 2010 03:35 PM

              I think i just saw a No Reservation episode where the chefs are all eating shirt-less..in the restaurant so what's good for the goose is good for the gander, no? LOL

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                TheSnowpea RE: Whygee Sep 9, 2010 04:46 PM

                ha! took the words right out of my mind!

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                AprilTwoCats RE: starbucksbrew Sep 3, 2010 06:58 PM

                I recommend wearing pants or skirts with an elastic waistband--you'll want the extra room.

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                  starbucksbrew RE: starbucksbrew Sep 4, 2010 01:58 PM

                  Thank you all for the help and entertaining responses! We are so excited about our trip, leaving in a few days!

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                    PoppiYYZ RE: starbucksbrew Dec 1, 2010 12:11 PM

                    Hey Star Man. How was it???

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