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Gema Hires, Cantinho Opens, Rasoï Chases Skirts

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LITTLE ITALY— Stefano Faita and Michele Forgione need a pastry chef for Impasto and the soon-to-open pizza spot, Gema. [Twitter]

FAILS— This questionable bid by Rasoï to lure female customers displays a profound lack of judgment. [Instagram]

OLD MONTREAL— Cantinho de Lisboa, the new venture from MTL Cuisine and chef Helena Loureiro, is open, like, now. [Facebook]

MEALS ON WHEELS— Here, the official list of 30 food trucks that met city approval to operate this summer. Notables include Camion Au Pied de Cochon, Pas d'cochon dans mon salon, Chaud Dogs, Grumman '78, Landry & Filles and Winneburger. [City of Montreal]

FOOD MEDIA— Fancy yourself a "foodie" or a "gastronome"? Take this test from Lesley Chesterman. [Radio-Canada]

ROSEMONT— At last, menu hints and food photos from new Rosemont restaurant Labarake / Caserne à Manger. [Facebook]

RUMORMONGERING— The principals in Buonanotte and Globe are presently on a major New York City food crawl, with stops at M. Wells Steakhouse, Carbone, All'Onda, Minetta Tavern and more. Business, pleasure or both? [Instagram]

TERRASSE WIRE— Monkland Tavern's terrasse opens this Thursday, May 1. Lunch service from Wednesday to Saturday also marks a return this week. [Instagram]

LITTLE BURGUNDY— Saint George's Day at Pub Burgundy Lion was off the chainmail. [Facebook]

Monkland Tavern

5555 Monkland, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1E1 (514) 486-5768 Visit Website

Cantinho de Lisboa

356 rue Saint-Paul Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2A6 (514) 843-3003 Visit Website


48 Rue Dante, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, QC H2S 1J6 (514) 508-6508 Visit Website

Burgundy Lion

2496 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Le Sud-Ouest, QC H3J 1N5 (514) 934-0888 Visit Website


6827 Saint-Dominique, Montreal, Quebec H2S 3B1