Burger Royal deserves the crown

This St-Laurent Boulevard burger joint’s fresh, local ingredients, hormone- and antibiotic-free meat & a killer veggie patty are a hit — they’re one of the Top 5 Best Burgers in our Best of MTL readers poll. We tried it out, and loved it.

Being a cheap bastard never tasted so good

You don’t have to be rolling in the Benjamins (or the Bordens, in this case) to enjoy a good meal in a classy establishment. Put on your best sweater-vest and head out to any of these sure bets for a good deal at Taste MTL.

Market share: foraging for mushrooms

Here, in Montreal and its environs, there are manifold of foraging finds, and if you do the work yourself — instead of, say, flying to Denmark and feasting on the foraged spoils that make up much of the menu at René Redzepi’s Noma (the Best Restaurant in the World, and one that employs dozens of foragers) — it costs absolutely nothing.