Canadian cooking represents many of the diverse origins that exist, a mix of new ingredients and recipes from around the world into the more traditional favorites. Canadian cuisine is the fusion of modern culinary techniques and uniquely Canadian ingredients, such as wild berries, maple syrup and locally produced wine, beer and cheese.
Montreal, the cultural centre of Quebec, is Canada's centre for French speaking. The most active neighborhoods where Montreal’s particularly dynamic nightlife can be seen are on St-Laurent, Downtown, Crescent Street and Sainte-Catherine Street. Downtown Montreal lies at the foot of Mount Royal, which is designated as a major urban park, and extends toward the St Lawrence River which is one of Québec's greatest resources.
Restaurants in Montreal are particularly rich of the contributions from different cultural communities that live in the city. Thousands of restaurants in Montreal serve a huge variety of fresh, high-quality food, from world-renowned smoked meat sandwiches and Montreal style bagels to the exceptional French cuisine. Visit the “Auberge Le Vieux Presbytère”, French Restaurant or the “L'Astral”, a unique revolving rooftop restaurant in Québec. Famous for its live Jazz and succulent Chicken and ribs is the “House of Jazz” with great warm ambiance, friendly service and live entertainment it’s a place to be. “Champs Restaurant and Bar” is Montréal’s premiere sports Bar. Watch live sports while enjoying tasty dishes from chicken ‘n ribs to Calgary Beef.
The City of Toronto is a rapid suburban development and is home to various arts, heritage, recreational and cultural tourism. Central city retains an ethnic identity, with Chinatown, the popular Greek town area, and Little India. Located 16 km from Downtown Toronto and set along the walking trails of beautiful “Thomson Memorial Park” is the “Scarborough Historical Museum” or “The Historic Fort York”, west of Bathurst Street which brings out its cultural history. Visit “Morton's” on 4th Avenue Road, Toronto, an upscale steakhouse with traditional charm. “Copia Grill and Wine Lounge” with its black and tan leather sofas and warm ambient light might just be one of the most inviting dining destinations in the heart of downtown Toronto. Menu items like candied walnut and goat cheese salad infused with cranberries and grilled pizzas as well as glazed lamb chops or fresh fishare its specials.
Bourbon Street in Edmonton has numerous eating establishments and a variety of clubs and casinos. Situated in a picturesque setting on the banks of the Sturgeon River in St. Albert is "The River House Grill" that specializes in cuisine created with the freshest ingredients. "Joey's Global Grill" in South East Edmonton has an especially inviting dining room. The high ceiling, tasteful décor and muted lighting combine for a casual yet elegant ambience.