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Bertolino's Menu, Video Ode to Charest and More

MENU PORN— The event is sold out but Maison Boulud executive chef Riccardo Bertolino was kind enough to share his white truffle inflected menu for the restaurant's Batasiolo Piemonte wine event on October 30: "crispy potato basket, leeks and confit farm egg yolk ... acquarello risotto and black trumpets ? Boileau venison carpaccio, 36 month old Parmigiano Reggiano ... and salsify hazelnut and crispy sweetbreads ... everything with freshly shaved Alba white truffle!!" [EaterWire]

VIDEO INTERLUDE— The SAQ released a video in conjunction with its Champlain Charest soirée last night. And it's pretty awesome. []

SNACK WIRE— Lay's new (and divisive) Maple Moose potato chip flavour got a subtle shout-out, but a shout-out nonetheless, in a BuzzFeed listicle. [BuzzFeed]

MILE END— The man behind Hof Kelsten recently acknowledged in an interview that it was highly unusual for a bakery to open at 11:30 a.m. That said, it did not take long for Jeffrey Finkelstein to turn into a morning person. [Twitter]

CHEF ADVENTURES— More proof that Derek Dammann may well be the busiest chef in Montreal. [Instagram]

HASHTAG GAME— Antonio Park took his food photography and hashtag skills to another level yesterday. [Instagram]

OUTREMONT— Leméac has a new dessert that looks a little out of control (in a good way). [Instagram]

PLATEAU— Pâtisserie Rhubarbe's diversification continues with a weekly afternoon tea service, every Friday. [Twitter]