Montreal Is Opening An All-New "Chinese Food" Restaurant

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Montreal Is Opening An All-New "Chinese Food" Restaurant

Friends, it's time for a little nostalgia. Who here remembers those commercials for Le Piment Rouge airing when they were younger, circa the early 2000s? I do. I also remember how yummy the restaurant was, serving up delicious gourmet Chinese food in an upscale setting until its untimely closure. I was super sad when it closed; this place was literally my favourite Szechuan restaurant, and I went there super often.

So imagine how thrilled I was to learn about Piment 2 (201 Rue Saint-Jacques). I like to think of Piment 2 as the brother of Le Piment Rouge: and, on its Facebook page, the restaurant does describe itself as inheriting the "legacy of Le Piment Rouge." Which is some pretty awesome news for fans of the now defunct original restaurant (like me!), and even better news for those of us who didn't have the chance to taste the epic food that was served up at Le Piment Rouge.

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The menu at Piment 2 features Szechuan classics, such as shrimp toast and crispy sesame beef; General Tao chicken; dumplings; and tons of other dishes. If this sounds like something you'd be down for (and, let's be honest, of course you'd be down for it, then you can check out Piment 2's Facebook page for more information.

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BONUS:

Here's the Piment Rouge commercial

that aired in Montreal circa the early 2000s. It still haunts my dreams. #NostalgiaOverload.

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