To get people pumped about their impending opening, Little Italy's newest Pizzeria, GEMA, will be serving 12" pizzas from their takeout window free of charge. Creative and entirely enticing pizzas, made with some real skill, are only a trip to Little Italy away.
One of GEMA's owners/operators tweeted out the good news yesterday, giving everyone the basic breakdown:
What: 12" pizzas (no clarification if toppings will be included)
Why: Do you really need a reason?
One look at the instagram account ofMichele Forgione, collaborative chef at GEMA, will instantly have your mouthwatering for some of their pizza. Even if you only get a plain cheese pizza out of it, the event will be a good indicator if GEMA's meat-tastic, porchetta, and mushroom pizzas are as good as they look.
Nothing beats free, so we'll see you at GEMA.
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To get your free burger, head to Winneburger at Jean-Talon Market on Saturday or Sunday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The earlier the better, though, because they're only giving out burgers while supplies last.
According to an email from Winneburger, each burger will contain a secret ingredient. But you won't find out what it is until you get there.
"The FREE burger is a burger with a secret ingredient. People who stop by [this] Food Truck will find out on the spot!" the email says.
Winneburger is located in a converted '80s RV that's been transformed into a commercial kitchen. It belongs to the folks at Nouveau Palais so — not only will your burger be free — you know it'll be damn good, too.
Free Burgers For Le Burger Week
When: Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or while supplies last)
Address: Nouveau Palais Winneburger at Jean-Talon Market - Allée Verte, 7070, ave. Henri Julien, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: When free burgers are involved, do you really need a reason?
To celebrate the anniversary of opening its second location, shawarma restaurant Shawarmaz is giving away 500 servings of the new Shawarmaz Supreme at each of its downtown Montreal and Laval locations on Saturday. Yep, you did the math right, that's 1,000 free items.
Available from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the items are first come, first served, so be sure to get there ASAP!
The new Shawarmaz Supreme comes with dipping sauceCourtesy of Shawarmaz
The supreme is stuffed with cheese and shawarma, then fried. It's served with a cheese dip.
In addition to the supreme, Shawarmz is introducing four more new menu items: tacoz, mac n' cheese, the Shawarmaz Bomb, and a fries and cheese sandwich.
"We are making a shawarma with a twist, and this is what we are aiming for," a restaurant spokesperson told MTL Blog.
"It's all about fusion and creativity and a mix of flavours."
Shawarmaz opened in 2013 and has since become one of Montreal's favourite spots for fresh and delicious Middle Eastern food. Known for creativity and authenticity, something tells us the new menu will be everything we've come to love about Shawarmaz and more.
Shawarmaz 1,000 Item Giveaway
Price: Free! (First come, first serve for 500 items at each location)
When: Saturday, August 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Address: Shawarmaz - 1206, rue Peel, Montreal, QC & 2159, boul. du Curé-Labelle, Laval, QC
Why You Need To Go: Celebrate the anniversary of Shawarmaz's second location with a free giveaway of their newest creation.
Why You Need To Go: Pizza Adamo is well known for serving some of the best pizza in Saint-Henri. You may have to give the smoked meat, pickle and mustard pizza a chance — it's as surprising as it is delicious.
Why You Need To Go: Just when you thought pizza couldn't get any more exciting, Les Garnements proves you wrong. Not only do they have bright and colourful dough, but the toppings are too good to be true: cheese sticks, fried chicken, kimchi, giant pieces of bacon... yes, please.
Why You Need To Go: Michigan is a new pizza counter inspired by the Detroit Style Pizza (DSP). It features a square or rectangular shape, soft and light dough, and a crispy edge of caramelized cheese. In short, it melts in your mouth.
Why You Need To Go: During La Pizza Week 2021, Alto's Meat Lover won first prize in Montreal, according to public votes, and also placed third in Canada. With pepperoni, capicollo, smoked meat, bacon, minced meat, ham and Sicilian Italian sausage, it's not hard to imagine why it won.
Why You Need To Go: Pizza is not only a meal, it can also be a decadent dessert with Montreal Pizz'Cookies, which makes sweet pizzas. Cookies 'n' cream, Kinder Bueno, Kit Kat, S'mores... There's something for everyone.
Playing on how Premier François Legault loves to describe small gatherings as "p'tit parties," MC Gilles tweeted at Legault asking if the massive crowd outside the Bell Centre was considered a small-, medium- or large-sized party.
Question pour un ami,
Petit, moyen ou gros party?
Phillip Danault's pizza at press conferences has been the talk of the town for the past few weeks. In addition to getting us all craving pizza, it has many Quebecers wondering when Danault will get a pizza sponsorship.
ITS NOT DELIVERY, ITS DANAULT https://t.co/R5PqWL0pGV
Danault sharing pizza with young Cole Caufield on Thursday night touched many. Guillaume Pelletier came up with the perfect title for Caufield's reaction: "When mom isn't here and dad is in charge of dinner."
Quand maman est pas là et que c’est papa qui s’occupe du souper. #canadiens #StanleyCup https://t.co/Nu6XR4UOF9