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La Banquise Review

By Nat Parkinson La Banquise is the most popular poutine establishment in Montreal. Located on 994 Rachel St. Featuring 30 different types of poutine, the 47 year old restaurant often sees lines out around the corner. Open 24/7, La Banquise remains busy at all hours of the day. For those of you who have no idea […]

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Fall 2015 Orientation Weekend – Montréal Enchantée!

By Mary Scheyder With the summer drawing to a close (though neglecting to take with it the heat), we all begin to settle into our academic minds and schedules once more. Here, in the beautiful and exciting city of Montréal, 29 Champlainers got to just scratch the surface of all there is to see and […]

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La Banquise: Montreal comfort food at its best

poutine1If you live in or have spent a lot of time in any big city then you have hopefully been to a version of La Banquise. Every big city worth its salt has a local, special comfort food, and with that comes restaurants which set the standard for that comfort food. New York has Di Fara for pizza, Philadelphia has Pat’s for cheesesteak, and Montreal has La Banquise for poutine. Of course, all of these cities have dozens of incredible local comfort food joints, and long-time denizens love arguing about which is the best. That’s part of the fun. Continue reading