Friday, July 31, 2009

From The Garden To The Table: Three Notre Dame St. Restos

Joe Beef chef Frederic Morin adds kale and tomatoes from the restaurant garden to the spaghetti he’s preparing. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - Monday is traditionally chef’s day off in the restaurant business. But if you pass by Joe Beef, McKiernan’s or Liverpool House on Notre Dame St. W. on Mondays, you might just spot chef and co-owner Fred Morin hunched over his garden, planting, watering and weeding. And if you dine on the terrasse of Joe Beef you’ll see that garden first hand as it takes up much of the space many restaurateurs would prefer to allot to customers.

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