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Montreal, QC: Restaurant Jardin Botanique [Short]

Bagel with smoked salmon.

There aren’t many choices near the Botanic Gardens in Montreal, so instead of going somewhere else, we settle for a restaurant in the gardens. It is more like a little cafeteria, and bagel is on the menu among other boring sandwiches. I did not know the difference between Montreal-style and New York-style bagels, and I’m unashamed to say that even here, the bagel taste better than back home. I never understand the craze over NY bagels, but I can relate to this. They are softer, sweeter, and from what I heard, always wood-fired.¬†Quebecois obsession over smoked salmon is evident here – I would have opted for an egg and cheese bagel.

Still, this is amazing. I’m going to declare, after one bagel, that the Montreal version is the best bagel.

Address: 4101 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal

Visited: July 5th, 2018 for lunch at 12pm.


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