Sugar Shacks,Sucrerie de la Montagne,Cabane à Sucre Au Pied De Cochon, Maple Syrup, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Fun things to do

Sugar Shacks in the West and Beyond

Cabane à Sucre Jean Renaud & Fils Classic sugar shack in a woodsy setting open seasonally for traditional hearty grub, try the maple syrup pie. Address: 1034 Boulevard Arthur-Sauvé, Saint-Eustache, QC...
Mandy's Salad bar

Mandy’s Salad Bar to open in Marché de l’Ouest

According to a recent Instagram post, Mandy's plans to open soon at the Marché de l'Ouest.   The popular salad makers are currently available at West Spa for pick up. For those of you...
West Island News, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad, Burgers, Restaurants, Fresh, Eat Local, Dorval ,BurgerTown

BurgerTown has the best burgers in town!!

by Rhonda Massad It is January, and it is coooollllllddddd. I miss my BBQ. A lot. One of my favorite meals on the Q is a simple hamburger. Nothing crazy....
360° Observatory Deck

This great family outing is 185 meters above ground

The 360° Observatory Deck at the top of the Place Ville Marie building will give you a never before seen view of the city. Some of Montreal's best landmarks -...
Cugini's Pizza Cafe Beaconsfield

Cugini’s Pizza in Beaconsfield – A little bit of Italy on the West Island.

Great authentic italian pizza - right here in Beaconsfield..... When a friend suggested I try the new pizza place on Elm, I thought "of course".  I love the idea of...
Dic Ann's , Montreal, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, WIB, Hamburgers, Food

Dic Ann’s

 by Rhonda Massad Unfortunately for me, I did not know about Dic Ann’s when there was a location on the West Island.  I am still sadly confused as to why...
Mandy's, West Spa, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News.

Mandy’s salad bar finally arrives at West Spa this Thursday

by Rhonda Massad For those Mandy lovers who have been praying for a West Island location, it is time to breathe a sigh of relief. As of this Thursday, April...
Crazy About Cupcakes, Pointe Claire Village, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Sweets, Desserts

Crazy About Cupcakes – Pointe Claire Village

I popped into Crazy About Cupcakes on one of my many weekend adventures around Montreal and the West Island. The shop was pretty, pink and filled with cupcakes, what...
Foiegwa, French Cuisine, Croque Madame, Paris, West Island Blog, News, West Island News, Rhonda Massad, St-Henri Restaurant, Montreal Restaurants


A few summers ago, I travelled to Paris. Though the experience and the culture were beautiful one thing stood out the most was…. the “croque madame”. If your unfamiliar...
Arthur's Nosh Bar, Montreal, West Island news, West Island Blog, Breakfast, Brunch, Beyond the Wild Wild West, Rhonda Massad, Montreal Grandma

Arthur’s Nosh Bar

By Rhonda Massad I truly enjoyed this family-friendly breakfast restaurant. Typical of any breakfast joint worth its salt, you can expect a lineup. My daughter Alex and I arrived with...

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