Spotted / Montreal / Regine Cafe

I asked the gentleman running this place, “Who’s Régine?” He laughed a bit and said she doesn’t actually exist. But if you can imagine your charming aunt who played the part of a… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Spice Station

I stumbled on this place as I was wandering through the Mile End. I loved the walls and row fulls of every spice imaginable. I asked for white truffle salt; they had it.… Continue reading

Spotted/ Montreal / Style Labo

A medley of industrial design and vintage pieces, I was bummed I couldn’t bring more items home from this place. I was coveting a few lighted metal signs, a Jielde task lamp, and… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Le Cagibi

I planned to stop here for a veggie lunch, but I was still recovering from my hearty meal at Régine. So I had coffee instead. I quickly observed it was a popular meeting spot… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Cafe Falco

This cool cafe is tucked away inside a building along a quiet street, so you’d certainly miss it if you didn’t already know it was there. With its leather sofa seatings, wooden communal… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Brooklyn Cafe

Having been born in NYC and Brooklyn being one of my most favorite cities, I decided to pop in here, too. There was no relation to the city, but Brooklyn happens to be… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Mile End Street Art

Admiring the range of street art as I wandered throughout the Mile End. And when I stopped in for another siphon coffee at Le Falco, I picked up french street artist JR’s book… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / St-Viateur Bagels

So I tried the two competing bagel places in Montreal, and I have to say I prefer the St-Viateur over the Fairmount ones. Again I can’t make a fair comparison after just one… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Wilensky

I heard about Wilensky and actually ran out of time in Montreal to stop in. But as I was making my way to Fairmount to buy bagels before heading to the airport, I… Continue reading