Spent last weekend in Montreal – had a great time at DrupalCamp, and visited a number of great restaurants.

The Green Panther / La Panther Verte (Yelp)

The Green Panther was just down the street from my hotel, near Concordia, at 2153 Mackay Street. I got there close to closing, so they were already starting to wrap up for the night. I had the BBQ Tofu Wrap, an excellent smoothie, and a hummus platter. Excellent food with a focus on local, organic, and vegan. Definitely a spot I’d be visiting regularly if I lived in Montreal.

Chalk boards at the Green Panther

Aux Vivres (Yelp)

Aux vivres was quite a bit further, but was well worth it.

Aux Vivres exterior

I had “Le complet” which was a tofu scramble, tempeh bacon, sweet potatoes, cornbread, and a salad. Everything was excellent – again I think I’d be here every weekend for brunch.

Le Complet

Chuch / Chuchai (Yelp)

Chuch is the express version of Chuchai – thai style cuisine with an emphasis on faux meats. Not always my favorite approach to vegan cuisine, but Chuch really makes it work. I had a fried mushroom appetizer, some tom yum soup, and fried tofu with chiles.

Chuchai and Chuch on Saint-Denis

Chuchai, the sister restaurant (they share a kitchen and broadly the same menu) next door is fancier, but I found chuch quite nice as well (reading it was the buffet I expected even more casual).