Montreal's Asian night market is in full swing beneath the city's twinkling wish tree.
The market is currently running every weekend until October 3. Organizers have partnered with La Pépinière | Espaces Collectifs, a project organizer for public spaces in Montreal, and Quartier des Spectacles to present yummy Asian street food as well as special programming.
So, what can you expect to find at the night market? A spokesperson told us the vendors are subject to change each week, but here are some of the merchants that will be there for multiple weeks: Le Coq Frit, Whale Juice & Blends, Ca Lem, Dobe & Andy, Resto La Cible, Mon Shing and Sugar Marmalade.
That means you can expect scrumptious fried chicken (Le Coq Frit is actually owned by director of the night market and Chinatown merchant Yifang Hu), slushie drinks, and artisanal ice cream in flavours like lemon yuzu, strawberry lychee, Vietnamese coffee or taro.
Many people at the market opted to try massive Korean rice dogs, whole grilled squids or deep-sea octopus tentacles on sticks, spiral potatoes, kimchi fries, and stir-fried noodles.
Admission to the market is free. Most dishes range from $4 to $8, with premium dishes costing between $9 and $12.
Marché Asiatique de Montréal 2021
Price: Free admission. Menus range from $4 to $8, with premium dishes costing between $9 and $12.
When: August 12 to October 3, 2021. Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. & Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 11 p.m.
Address: Place des Souhaits (corner of boul. Saint-Laurent & boul. René-Lévesque O.)
Why You Need To Go: Delicious Asian street eats at affordable prices and the most beautiful ambiance.
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