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Vegetarian, gluten-free and health-conscious finds at the First Fridays food truck gathering Eat Well

The food trucks were back at the Olympic Stadium as the First Fridays food truck gathering kicked off on May 1 with over 50 food trucks on site. The first edition of the street food celebration was in 2012 and there were less than 10 food trucks. Now, three years later, there are over 50 food trucks at the Olympic Stadium. The event is associated with warm weather...

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The Invasion Cocktail mixology celebration week runs from May 5 to 11 in Montreal. (photo by Sebastien Roy) Eat Well

Cocktails are colourful and flavourful mixed drinks resulting from the wonderful combination of alcohol and juices with other ingredients. But a single drink can often pack as much sugar as a decadent dessert. With the second edition of the Invasion Cocktail mixology celebration running from May 5 to 11, it would be unfortunate to miss out on discovering creative drinks. The festive week features over...

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Petit Lapin’s new online boutique: Shop for organic, allergy-free pastries with the click of a mouse Eat Well

If you suffer from food intolerances or you are a vegan, you probably know the feeling of not being able to have a slice of birthday cake at a party. Or you might have purchased a baked good to tame your sweet tooth only to find yourself disappointed in its taste and texture. Thanks to the Montreal-based pastry shop Petit Lapin, you can now order tasty...

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Pizza des Sables at Vegan Rapide restaurant in Montreal. (photo courtesy of Vegan Rapide) Eat Well

The health benefits of a plant-based diet include better digestion, increased energy, higher hydration levels and more. Montreal’s food scene is a melting pot of diversity that caters to all palates and diets. Whether you don’t eat animal products or you just want to try something new, our city offers a lot of options to satisfy your appetite and curiosity. Here’s a roundup of a...

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Photo courtesy of Anabel Eat Well

Seafood lovers, rejoice. This spring, two seafood celebrations will unfold in Montreal: The first edition of Oystermania from April 10 to 16 and the Lobster Clam Jam outdoor festival on May 24. As if you needed an additional reason to slurp on oysters or eat lobster, seafood contains a range of nutrients. Oysters have a high content of brain and heart friendly omega-3 fatty acids. Lobster is...

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