The Perfect Café in Montréal: Ferlucci

For years and years I have been on a quest to finding the *perfect café*; one that would harbor the world's most interesting people, one where the espressos could cure my depressos, one where the decor alone could inspire me to be creative...And I've finally found it! Ferlucci Café, situated in Villeray, is the most… Continue reading The Perfect Café in Montréal: Ferlucci

Paris: Food Guide for Flâneurs

Paris! The birthplace of flâneurs...Paris is celebrated for its legendary gastronomy, rightfully so. While travelling to Paris for a little less than two weeks, I sure did eat very well! It seems that Parisians do the classics better than anyone else—steak and fries, roasts, croissants, pastries, bread, cheese, and most importantly, wine—all seem to taste… Continue reading Paris: Food Guide for Flâneurs

Flâneurs Book Club: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature

"A man is fed, not that he may be fed, but that he may work." I have recently picked up "Nature" in a bookshop (mostly because of its charming book-cover). And after going through Emerson's insightful and strikingly original writing, I consider it a piece of absolute genius! My enthusiasm has reached the heights of… Continue reading Flâneurs Book Club: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature

New York City: Food Guide for Flâneurs

New York City; the big apple, the city that never sleeps, and the city of insane culinary delights! All cuisines are found at their absolute best! I found myself travelling to New York City for 3 days, and decided to make the best of it by eating at the best restaurants...Here are my findings! Danji, 346… Continue reading New York City: Food Guide for Flâneurs

New York City Discovery: Contra

On Orchard Street in New York City's Lower East Side stands a chic but casual New American restaurant: Contra. The inventive tasting menu is fixed, but it changes often and the wine pairing is available for only an extra 60$ USD (and I highly recommend it). The ambiance is warm, the restaurant is trendy, the staff… Continue reading New York City Discovery: Contra

Montréal Tea House: Ming Tao Xuan

This quaint tea house located in Old Montreal (near the Basilique Notre Dame) is a hidden gem... You walk in, and you immediately stumble on a variety of beautiful tea cup sets and accessories. There are beautiful dark wooden tables and a decor that is elaborately designed to give it a warm, yet luxurious ambiance. Behind… Continue reading Montréal Tea House: Ming Tao Xuan