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Shakshuka (Shakshouka) in Montreal

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eat2much Apr 30, 2014 07:33 AM

Does anyone know of Montreal establishments serving this wonderful North African/Middle Eastern dish?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakshouka

http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2013/02/...

(I made the David Lebovitz version the other day and it was amazing).

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    lagatta RE: eat2much Apr 30, 2014 07:51 AM

    I know La Rose des Sables (a Tunisian byow on Beaubien) has it as a starter. It is actually North African, Tunisian mostly, and has become popular in Israel as made by Tunisian-Jewish Israelis.

    http://www.restolarosedessables.com/i...

    I've never thought to order it in a restaurant though, as it is easy (though some versions such as David Lebovitz's take some time to cook), cheap and very tasty. I like to make it with tiny (pee wee) eggs.

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      captain_vegetable RE: eat2much Apr 30, 2014 08:28 AM

      Rumi has it on its brunch menu. Unfortunately, their website is currently down. As far as I know, they're still open ...

      1. chefjeannine RE: eat2much Apr 30, 2014 09:10 AM

        Arts Cafe also has it on their menu: http://www.artscafemontreal.com/en/

        Never tried it, but it seems to be a popular dish whenever i go.

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          mikjomom44 RE: eat2much Apr 30, 2014 09:19 AM

          Prohibition on Monkland has it on their brunch menu.

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            pkzilla RE: eat2much May 1, 2014 01:25 PM

            Prohibition on Monkland, and Rumi in the Mile end , both for brunch. Mmmm I love this stuff!

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              sophie.brunet RE: eat2much May 1, 2014 01:27 PM

              Thanks to you i made the lebovitz recipe last night with my fresh Lufa tomatoes. It was delicious :) thanks for the inspiration!

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                lagatta RE: sophie.brunet May 1, 2014 05:53 PM

                I didn't have everything he uses, but I winged it. (I've made chakchouka several times before, love it). I actually had half-decent greenhouse tomatoes from JTM (small Italian type from Ontario).

                Yes, thank you very much.

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                stak RE: eat2much May 2, 2014 07:32 AM

                I think Bagel, Etc on St-Laurent below Marie-Anne has it, but I have never tried it.

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