Did somebody say Montreal is an incredible food city? In case you need further affirmation, the 35 nominees have been revealed for the 2016 Canada’s Best New Restaurants awards, and Montreal has eight in the running. That’s more than in any other city!
The popular annual awards are run by enRoute Magazine, and while they do have a panel of esteemed food and travel experts serving as judges, the publication also turns to the people–the eaters–for a chance to have their say in a vote.
The eight new Montreal restaurants on the list of nominees are
“This year marks the 15th anniversary of Canada’s Best New Restaurants, a celebration of the True North’s rich culinary culture,” notes Air Canada their enRoute Magazine in a news release.
“Air Canada enRoute is happy to share recommendations from across Canada covering all the new restaurants sampled and reviewed by one writer on a cross-country journey,” says Jean-François Légaré, Editor-in-Chief, Air Canada enRoute. “The EATANDVOTE.com site is not only a contest, but a useful and up-to-date resource for travellers looking for their next great meal. We’re excited to see which restaurant wins the public vote this year.”
Eat and Vote is open from August 9 to September 30, so now’s the time to catch up on eating at some new restaurants then casting your vote. A list of the top 10 will be curated by enRoute’s food writer, and all the winners will be revealed in November.