Best Montreal Foods in 2013
Our favorite foodgasms of the year.
Whether it be the munchies, drunchies, or a real meal time, we love to eat at MTL Blog. We're far from picky eaters, we like the fanciest of foods or the greasiest, just as long as it tastes good. 2013 was a big year for food in Montreal, what with food trucks and a few food trends dominating the food scene, and we've remembered the most tasty meals we had this year. Taste it all one more time and relive 2013 with MTL Blogs ten best things eaten in 2013.
The Cheesus Burger
What: Chicken fried triple A beef patty, white wine cream cheese sour cream cheese sauce, bacon, and smoked ketchup in a haloumi cheese bun
Where: Diablos BBQ Smokehouse
Why: A cheeseburger with actual cheese for the bun, that's why. Plus it won Burger Week MTL 2013
The Ramen Burger
What: Triple A beef patty, pickled veggies, soya-miso BBQ sauce, and cilantro in a slightly fried ramen noodle bun
Where: TK Resto Bar
Why: When the noodle bun sops up the meaty juices and you bite into the hot mess of a burger, you reach nirvana.
What: Flaky croissant dough deep fried until crispy and stuffed with sweet cream
Where: La Cornetteria
Why: The whole world was going nuts for cronuts, and Montreal was not left out.
Mac n Cheese Sticks
What: Macaroni and cheese moulded into sticks, breaded, and deep fried with charred eggplant dip
Where: Le Super Truck
Why: Deep fried and dippable mac n' cheese, the food of the gods.
What: Mixed greens with beans, avocado, corn, red peppers, cheese, and tortilla chips all topped off with a cilantro-cumin vinaigrette
Where: Mandy's Salad Bar
Why: Whoever says salad isn't a man's meal hasn't tried Mandy's leafy greens. This salad will change your mind.
Toasted Sesame Donut
What: a fluffy donut topped with a miso glaze and black and white sesame seeds
Why: Like a way better sesame snap, this donut is different entirely epic.
The Return of Romados Portuguese Chicken
What: The best chicken in the city
Why: All of our souls were slowly dying when Romados closed, life got good again when it returned.
Duck Confit Poutine
What: Fresh cut fries, marinated duck meat, and cheese curds drenched in a homemade foie gras and red wine gravy
Where: Lucky's Food Truck
Why: Tons of fancy poutines were served in the city this summer, but Lucky's was the most delectable
What: Classic vanilla cake with creamy vanilla frosting
Where: Simplement D Liche
Why: You can get a vanilla cupcake anywhere, but none like Simplement D Liche's. Best frosting ever.
Salivating already, or were you left wanting? Think another dish deserved to make the list? Sound off in the comments below!For all things delicious, follow Michael @MDAlimonte