Is Montreal’s reign as Canada’s restaurant capital coming to an end?
Five Montreal restaurants are in the running for Air Canada’s Best New Restaurants list in 2017 – it’s an impressive feat but down from last year when Montreal dominated the list of nominations and landed three restaurants in the top 10 (Foxy, Agrikol, and Le Fantôme).
This year, the five new Montreal restaurants on the list of nominees are:
The long list for 2017 includes 30 notable Canadian restaurants which opened in the last 12 months. Nominations are based on recommendations from a panel of food experts and will be ranked by one anonymous writer tasked with a month-long marathon of eating.
The top 10 new restaurants will be unveiled at a gala event in Toronto and online in late October.