Montreal’s Best Pizzeria

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best pizza montreal restaurant

I went on a first date with this guy I met on Hinge, let’s call him Kevin, after weeks of rain checking due to stomach and life complications. I was grateful for his patience. We had originally planned to go for falafel in Saint-Henri, at a very good restaurant, Sumac. But you order at the counter before sitting down, and the idea of having to figure out what I was having/if we were sharing/how we were dividing payment, before any proper interaction, gave me low key anxiety. Instead, I proposed Il Focolaio, a pizzeria I’d heard of years ago in a Youtube video and had yet to try. Their menu intrigued me, 77 pizzas, with topping combinations ranging from tofu and vegetables, to classic medleys of cured meats and cheeses. They have the options of wholegrain or cauliflower crust, vegan cheese, and fake meats, in addition to all the traditional toppings you can think of. What a woke pizzeria. Suffice to say, I wanted to go.


Reveena’s Kitchen feature in Montreal Gazette + Bonus Recipe: Sweet Potatoes


Last week, the Montreal Gazette featured an article on Reveena’s Kitchen. These delicious, spiced sweet potatoes merit their  1000 words of fame. They go perfectly with Portobello mushroom burgers or vegan bean burgers, but they’re delightful on their own as well.

  • 1000g sweet potatoes, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp coriander

Preheat oven to 400F°

In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt, cinnamon, and ground coriander. Place the sweet potatoes into a large baking dish and coat with oil spice mixture. Stir well. Place into the preheated oven for 60 minutes. Toss halfway through.

You can read the Gazette’s article here.