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New Iwashi Menu, Blockbuster Dessert News

Photo credit: Hachiro Fujise

MILE END— Chef Hachiro Fujise has a new menu on tap, as of today, at Café Sardine / Izakaya Iwashi. See above. [Facebook]

LITTLE ITALY— Gema, the new pizzeria from the Impasto duo of Stefano Faita and Michele Forgione, will have frozen custard on the menu: "2 months of testing and tweaking and we got the formula." In response to this Instagram photo of Faita with the final result Douglas Quint of Big Gay Ice Cream wrote: (I've lost my mind). [Instagram]

PLATEAU— Bartender Frédéric Lafontaine of B1 Bar was in Amsterdam this week to represent Canada in a major cocktail competition. While he did not take home the final trophy, Lafontaine did manage to garner the most fan votes from the B1 faithful. [Facebook]

LITTLE BURGUNDY— A shot of the new terrasse at Liverpool House, courtesy chef de cuisine Ari Schor. [Facebook]

OLD MONTREAL— The Old Port outpost of Léché Desserts is open once more. [Facebook]

SAINT-HENRI— Get your La Catrina paletas from the Atwater Market home of Satay Brothers all summer long. [Facebook]

MILE END— Another La Catrina paleta dispenser, Maïs, is now open Mondays. Make that $5 #margaritamondays. You can also cop some Maïs-brand hot sauce from partner and chef William Cody at Puces POP next week, next to métro Laurier. [Instagram]

OLD MONTREAL— Chaud Dogs came through with a choice staff meal today for Chuck Hughes, Danny Smiles and co. [Instagram]

MILE END— The Main profiles enigmatic chef Nantha Kumar as he takes up a Sunday residence at Nouveau Palais and whips up "vegan tom yum, thin-rolled samosas, chicken saté with a spicy peanut sauce, pad thai, green curry, a meal sized asam laksa noodle-soup" and more. [TheMainMTL]

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