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Talking to a DJ

This time the Artichoke provides you with an interview with German born DJ Rouven B. who is known under the alias of Dreieck (German for triangle). He studies and lives in Montreal, Canada and Maastricht, the Netherlands. To find more information about him, check his dj profile on residentadvisor.net, his mixes on soundcloud or his […]

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Restaurant Review – Japanese Pub, Imadake

As following restaurant business trends, in Montreal, lots of Japanese restaurant and bars are springing up in downtown. They are not only serving sushi. They are actually becoming more authentic and trying to show what they really have in their home country, Japan. Kara agae is ‘Boneless deep fried chicken’ in Japanese. There was nothing […]

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Korean Restaurant Part 2: Golden House

Among Korean immigrants in Montreal, there is a prejudice against Korean restaurants; not good as much as they make at home by themselves. That is why the most of Koreans are not willing to go to Korean restaurants for dinner, and why the most Korean restaurants aims their target customer Canadians.  However, even for the […]

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Jazz Fest building anticipation with off-season concerts

Good news: You don’t have to wait for next summer to enjoy a taste of the internationally renowned Montreal International Jazz Festival. The organizers have just announced the latest round of off-season concerts to tide us over until late June, when the official 2012 edition kicks begins. First, the needs-no-introduction blues hero Buddy Guy will perform at […]

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More M for Montreal recaps

For an in-depth look at one show I particularly enjoyed from this year’s 6th edition of the M for Montreal festival, check out my review of Doldrums at Casa Del Popolo in CJLO 1690AM’s online magazine, where you’ll also find tons of other great concert reviews. And, to hear things from a much, much, much […]

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Restaurant review: Mongolian fondue – Restaurant Little Sheep

Last Saturday, I got a birthday party invitation by a friend to a very interesting place in the center of china town in Montréal; Mongolian Fondue restaurant, Little Sheep. I love to try any kinds of Asian food, but i have never had any chance to have Mongolian food before since I didn’t really have knowledge about […]

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M for Memories!

Aww. This year’s M for Montreal was another whirlwind of sleeplessness similar to the exam delirium we’re all starting to experience, but about a thousand times more fun. Even in their sixth year, and after earning international acclaim and respect, the festival maintains a low-key charm and accessibility unique in the milieu of Montreal music festivals. […]

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Agent Vinyle; Wall Decals Shop

Agent Vinyle is a wall stickers, decorative decals and wall art store. ”Agent Vinyle applies the concept of tattooing to home decor. Our decals gives the possibility to personalize and change one’s surroundings and surfaces without breaking the bank and change the look of your decor and create different moods in large rooms.” The company, […]

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Restaurant Review: Kiss Grill

Imagine that you have some problems in your life, so need to talk to someone close, and you just need to grab one or two bottles of beer to talk deeply with them. You probably don’t want to go to pubs that are full-filled with people and noise because it’s so hard to have any […]

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Experience the real spicy food! – Restaurant Szechwan Hot

 When you think of having Chinese food for lunch or dinner, what is the first thing coming to your mind? General Tao? Yang Chao fried rice? If these menu come first, I would say, you have never experienced any real Chinese food! In fact, there are more than a hundred Chinese restaurants in Montreal downtown, […]

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