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19 May

3 great food and family events in May


Now that warmer temperatures are back, the month of May is turning out to be a busy one for food events in Montreal. If you are a foodie, the following 3 events are sure to be up your alley

Food Revolution Day – Boxed Lunch Sale: Chef Jamie Oliver is the instigator of Food Revolution Day, a day of awareness for better food education celebrated in over 60 countries around the world. Appetite for Books is participating in the May 17th international event by preparing $10 “good food” boxed lunches made by chef Jonathan Cheung and featuring favourite Jamie Oliver recipes. All proceeds raised on that day will be donated to the NDG Food Bank’s Good Food Box Program. May 17, 2013 at 12 P.M, Appetite for Books, 388 Victoria Avenue

Salon j’ai faim: This event is in its very first edition this year. Its mission is to celebrate local food initiatives and innovation. The show will host about 50 exhibitors who will showcase their local products, from all natural sodas, to vegan cooking classes to urban organic vegetable gardens. Also on site will be artists exhibiting their work, conferences on how to start a food business as well as activities for the whole family, including kids workshops. May 18-19, 2013 from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M, Église Saint-Enfant Jesus, 5035 St-Dominique

Pointe-à-Callière’s Cultural Feast: This event takes place in Old Montreal, right in front of Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal’s Museum of Archeology and History and celebrates the city’s cultural diversity. Activities, food stands and presentations by food enthusiasts are on the menu as well as a very special spotlight on tea in the form of conferences and tasting. Several international delights and sweet treats will be served by some of Montreal’s restaurateurs. A kid’s corner with face painting and games will surely delight the younger crowd so don’t hesitate to make it a family outing! May 25from 11 A.M. to 7 P.M and May 26 from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M. Place D’Youville, outside the Pointe-à-Callière Museum, 350 Place Royale

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