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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