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Bottura Takes on Picard, Anicet's Honey Book and More

CHEF ADVENTURES— Massimo Bottura of Modena's Osteria Francescana (three Michelin stars and in the top 5 of Restaurant's 'The World's 50 Best Restaurants'), was in town this past week. First, a stop at Cabane à Sucre Au Pied De Cochon on Sunday - in a stretch limo no less. Then on Monday Bottura did a guest stint at Graziella for an Umberto Cesari wine event that promptly sold out sans publicity. [Twitter]

SAINT-BENOÎT-DE-MIRABEL— Busy week for Cabane à Sucre Au Pied De Cochon. Martin Picard's sugar shack on speed celebrates Halloween, exceptionally, with a special weekday dinner service. [Twitter]

CHINATOWN— Eater Montreal's Cocktail Confidential guru, Dave Schmidt, has signed for his tiki bar space in Chinatown and has drawn up a floor plan. [EaterWire]

MEALS ON WHEELS— Food truck season ends this week but some, like Jonathan Cheung's Chaud Dogs, are available for private events throughout the off-season. [Facebook]

LA PETITE-PATRIE— Landry & Filles starts brunch service as of this Sunday, November 3. And the menu shows promise. [EaterWire]

COCKTAILS— Just in time for Cocktail Week 2013, the crew over at La Catrina Paletas have been busy with some pretty radical refreshments. Like here. And here. [Instagram]

HONEY HAWKERS— Quebec's foremost apiarist and honey producer has a new book. Anicet Desrochers' Le Miel: L'art des abeilles, l'or de la ruche, with Anne-Virginie Schmidt, is in stores now. Miels d'Anicet also has a new raw honey on the market. [Twitter]
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