So my hubby decided to take me on a wonderful weekend to Montreal just for fun. We had a great time and ate a lot of wonderful food and just walked around and enjoyed the city.
We went to Chuch on St. Denis for dinner Friday night and it was delicious! Now I know the menu seems kind of pricey (dinner cost us around $50 with 2 entrees, appetizer and 2 sides of rice- we brought our own wine) but is worth it. The food is authentic vegetarian thai and it was incredible.
For brunch on Saturday we finally went to Aux Vivres- we have been talking about going here for over a year but never seem to make it there- anyways it was incredible! (and vegan). I got the polenta that came with salad, refried black beans, salsa and guacamole as well as a chai and a tonic (which is fresh squeezed apple, lemon and ginger). Neil got the tofu scramble, with cornbread, tempeh bacon, roasted sweet potatoes and salad as well as chai and the cremesicle smoothie (coconut milk, orange juice and carrot juice and maybe something else) his was incredible as well.
We spent most of the day just walking and walking and walking. We decided to stop for a quick light lunch at Commensal near McGill and were disssapointed as we have been in the past. January 2008 we went to Commensal in Quebec city and it was horrible so we haven’t been back but we decided to try a different location and it was just as bad. The food was horrible as well as the arrangement of the buffet it was like shoving a bunch of people into an elevator and then trying to move. Just awful.
Luckly we ended our night with a beer at Divan Orange, then we watch a tango class practice in the park across the street and went to Aux Vivres for dinner where we had an amazing dinner minus the horrible dessert. For dinner Neil had the gazpacho and all dressed tempeh burger both very good. I had a small salad and baked chili fries – all the yummines without all the guilt! For dessert we decided to try the uncheesecake because neil was dying for some but this was awful nothing like I have ever seen for uncheesecake. As well as nothing like I have ever tasted. It was almost like chocolate jello it was disgusting I had to politely put what was in my mouth in my napkin it was that bad. At that point I was turned off and just drank my coffee, Neil finished the cookie crust but refrained from eating anymore of the “uncheesecake”. Over all it was a wonderful day, food and time together.