Industry News

Le Blossom: Neo-Japanese Handroll & Sake Bar

February 5, 2018 - by Magazine Chef & Co.

First came Le Red Tiger Vietnamese Pub, next there was Kamehameha Snack-Bar and now, there is Le Blossom! The latest establishment spearheaded by restauranteur Dan Pham and his partners, Le Blossom Bar, like its predecessors, is a unique concept introduced to Montreal’s “The Village” neighbourhood (1101 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est). Specializing in private-import sake, traditional handrolls, local wines, “new style” Japanese dishes and, traditional tempura... Read More...

Café Baba Yaga:

Eastern European treats in the heart of St-Henri

January 19, 2018 - by Magazine Chef & Co.

On the bustling streets of St-Jacques, lies Café Baba Yaga – a brand new restaurant inspired by Eastern European cuisine and folklore (3279 St-Jacques West, St-Henri). Available for a fast dine-in or take-out, Café Baba Yaga offers a variety of traditional Eastern European comfort dishes, with a modern and fresh twist. Serving everything from pierogis, cabbage rolls, paczkis (polish donuts), borscht, latkes and, more – Café Baba Yaga is committed to bringing a modern take on Eastern European treats. Café Baba Yaga is the latest restaurant brought to you by the Restaurant L’Orignal team. Inspired by cofounder Monika Terlecki’s Polish upbringing, the dishes served at the restaurant stem from Monika’s mother’s homemade recipes, her family recipe books... Read More...



December 15, 2017

McCormick, a global leader in flavour, released the much anticipated 2018 Flavour Forecast™. This annual report is a comprehensive look at the latest ingredients, cooking techniques and culinary ideas driving what’s next in flavour at restaurants, on retail shelves and in home kitchens. Discover the Flavours of 2018. Handheld Flavour Fusion – Take to the streets for the latest fusing of global cuisines. Carts, trucks and food halls are merging high-flavour fillings with unique crepes, buns and breads for loaded street fare you eat with your hands... Read More...





August 31th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.

Montreal-based Japanese restaurant chain RYÚ is proud to announce the opening of their fourth and latest location - RYÚ Sushi Bar, situated in the heart of the bustling Golden Square Mile (1468 Peel Street). Setting it apart from their three other locations, RYÚ Peel is both a high quality and casual sushi bar, placing heavy emphasis on traditional nigiri and pre-determined omakase menu options, as well as their intricately designed take-out bento boxes. As in all their other locations, RYÚ Peel is committed to providing daily fresh fish that is 100% sustainable and/or origin certified, while offering a superior sushi experience in a relaxed setting and atmosphere...  Read More...


Kamehameha: Montreal’s first ever Hawaiian snack bar!

July 28th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.

Since July, Montreal’s restaurant scene has welcomed a new player in town, and it’s unlike anything the city has seen before: Kamehameha Snack-Bar (1190 Ste-Catherine Street East) - Montreal’s first ever Hawaiian snack bar. Brought to you by the owners behind the ever-so-popular Vietnamese pub, Le Red Tiger, Kamehameha offers light and fast meals inspired by Oahu’s North Shore surfing culture. Come in, kick-back, and relax, as you savour on everything from poke to acai bowls, smoothies, Hawaiian-inspired snacks and ice cream and, so much more! Read More...





July 18th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.

From the original hot sauce company comes a new versatile Asian Style Sauce. The latest addition to the iconic TABASCO® family of flavours, TABASCO® SWEET & Spicy, joins the line to add an exotic taste to a variety of foods.

Available across Canada in September, McIlhenny Company pours nearly 150 years of expertise into a delicious combination of Asian spices that perfectly complement the flavour of TABASCO® peppers. TABASCO® SWEET & Spicy consists of a blend of Original TABASCO® Pepper Sauce with ginger, garlic, onion and spices, resulting in a subtle flavour sensation known as “sweet heat.” Measuring between 100-600 Scoville Heat Units, the sauce stands as the mildest in the brand’s family of flavours.... Read More...



BYC: A Yacht Club for Discriminating Palates

June 29th, 2017 - By Michael Reilley


Throughout the ages, and over any waters or land they may be, sailors have always enjoyed their daily ration of rum, or any other fine beverage. At the Beaconsfield Yacht Club (BYC), which is fully licensed, not only can they continue to enjoy this ritual at the Club (never on the water) following a hard day’s sailing on Lac Saint-Louis, but they can also obtain fine, gourmet dining at the club’s outdoor patio. In fact, rumour from reliable sources has it the food provided is some... Read More...

Flash Cold Brew from Second Cup Coffee Co.

May 7th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


Second Cup, the only Canadian specialty coffee company, reveals its next evolution in iced coffee with the introduction of Flash Cold Brew. The cold coffee category is the fastest growing segment in the market. “At Second Cup, we’ve made uncompromising improvements to every aspect of our coffee process, from farm to cup, to ensure we’re delivering the best tasting coffee,” says Chris Sonnen, Coffee Expert and Vice President, Coffee Experience, Second Cup Coffee Co. ... Read More...


New $10 Bank Note for the
150th Anniversary of Confederation

April 11th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


On April 7th 2017, the Bank of Canada unveiled a commemorative $10 bank note to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.  The Canada 150 bank note celebrates Confederation with a unique design depicting our history, land and culture. This commemorative... Read More...

Maille Celebrates 270 Years With Bold New Gherkins

March 11th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


Canadians are ready to turn up the heat with La Maison Maille’s NEW Extra Hot Cornichons, created exclusively for the Canadian palate. The leading brand of French premium condiments is premiering its newest cornichon flavour: Cayenne Chilli Pepper. These hot bites are opening a new realm of possibilities in the kitchen. These cornichons are packed with a unique crunchiness and bursts of fiery flavour... Read More...


What Does Your Cereal Say About You !

March 06th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


To celebrate National Cereal Day this Tuesday, March 7,
Kellogg Canada shares the first Canadian Survey on the
different types of personalities and cereal choices...



Second Cup ReVitalizes its Menu with “Better For You” Items

February 05th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


Healthy eating on the go is more convenient than ever with the launch of Second Cup’s new and deliciously nutritious menu of great tasting food and beverages. Second Cup’s Better For You menu offers fresh, nutrient-packed smoothies, breakfast wraps and overnight oats, all made with high-quality ingredients...  Read More...



Kellogg Canada Launches Tasty New Products!

January 29th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


This New Year, Kellogg Canada is debuting delicious new products to satisfy taste buds across the country! From quinoa and dark chocolate to mixed nuts and real fruit pieces, these new products feature real, visible ingredients and appealing flavours to meet the needs of Canadians consumers. The new lineup offers tasty options for cereal and snacking from favourite Kellogg Canada brands... Read More...


Fifth Edition of La Poutine Week (February 1st to 7th)

January 26th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


When visiting Montreal – foodies from around the globe typically seek out the chance to indulge in the province’s most renowned comfort food dish – POUTINE. What they will quickly realize, however, is that poutine can be transformed and presented in many different and inventive ways; involving many more ingredients apart... Read More...


Le Bird Bar : Chicken, Champagne & Pleasure!

January 6th, 2017 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


The latest addition to Griffintown’s vibrant restaurant scene, is unlike no other, and it’s called…Le Bird Bar (1800 Notre Dame West). Serving lunch, dinner and soon-to-be weekend brunch, Le Bird Bar is a new style fried chicken restaurant that pairs its made-to-order fried chicken with champagne and a plethora of other delectable dishes; with a... Read More...


Bord’Elle – Boutique Bar and Eatery

December 14th, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


Montrealer’s get ready…because there is a new kid in town! Bord’Elle - Boutique Bar and Eatery (390 St-Jacques West); a one of kind gem nestled in the heart of the Old Port. A new-age supper club that fuses together European... Read More...


Boldwin is finally available!

November 15th, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


Beer aficionados can now find three new products from Brasserie New Deal — a craft brewery in Boucherville that's socially responsible and certified organic. They are proudly made using mostly local ingredients and can be found... Read More...


RATIONAL Launches the Next Generation of SelfCookingCenter®

October 24th, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


The next generation of RATIONAL units includes a compact-size SelfCookingCenter® XS as well as new, advanced technology features on the company’s existing and larger units. Will be available to purchase starting November 1st, 2016. Read More...


Restaurant Emiliano’s: The Revolucion!

September 15th, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


The city of Montreal is a gastronomic hub known for its abundance of exquisite restaurants and diverse cuisines. Enter Restaurant Emiliano’s into the mix - a brand new establishment specializing in authentic and original Mexican cuisine. Located in the historic Old Port neighbourhood, Restaurant Emiliano’s uses ingredients and flavours from various Mexican regions... Read More...


McCain Takes a New Bite Out of Snack Time

September 7th, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.



McCain introduces a satisfying new way for Canadians to snack with its game-changing McCain Marché lineup (made with wholesome, high-quality ingredients). All McCain Marché snacks are oven-baked, never fried, made with no artificial flavours or colours, and come in a variety of choices to satisfy more tastes and cravings than ever before, including: Harvest Pockets Protein Pop'ablesPizza Pockets...  Read More...


Le Burger Week is back for its Fifth Edition!

September 1st, 2016 - by Magazine Chef & Co.


It’s that time of the year again; the time when burger aficionados gear up for the arrival of one of Montreal’s most beloved week-long food festivals – Le Burger Week! Returning in Montreal from September 1st to September 7th, Le Burger Week 2016 will also be taking place, simultaneously, in Quebec City, Toronto, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Port-au-Prince, Haiti... Read More...


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