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Woody Harrelson Dines at Mile End Restaurant, Ferreira Celebrates, and More Intel

News and notes from the Montreal restaurant world

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DOUGHNUT WIRE — Montreal doughnut pushers like Chez Boris, Trou de Beigne, and Léché Desserts all have surprises in store for patrons today to commemorate International Doughnut Day.

MILE EXManitoba has a new chef. Cedric Nolet, late of Fairmont Mont-Tremblant, Auberge du Mange Grenouille, and Mile End's L'Atelier, takes over for the departed Michael Dalla Libera.

MILE END — Vegan actor and all-around chill dude Woody Harrelson, in Montreal to shoot The Glass Castle with Brie Larson and Naomi Watts, enjoyed a meal at self-described "revolutionary vegan bistro" Invitation V last night. The Cheers and True Detective alumnus has been spotted around town in various meatless contexts for days now.

DOWNTOWN — Standout Portuguese restaurant Ferreira Café celebrated two decades in business with a swanky bash last night.

The man behind all the success! @cferreiramtl #ferreira20

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MILE END — An accidental kitchen fire has forced Sushi 111 to close indefinitely on the corner of Mont-Royal and Saint-Urbain.

PLATEAU — The new Duluth street outpost of the popular L'Gros Luxe chain has decided to go the bring-your-own-booze route until the Plateau borough grants it an alcohol permit. ICYMI, the original Plateau L'Gros Luxe is about to go 100% vegetarian.

Invitation V

254, rue Bernard Ouest, Montréal, QC H2V 1T5 (514) 271-8111 Visit Website

Ferreira Café

1446 Rue Peel, Ville-Marie, QC H3A 1S8 (514) 848-0988 Visit Website

Chez Boris

5151 Avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC (514) 900-1965 Visit Website

Léché Desserts

640 Rue de Courcelle, Le Sud-Ouest, QC H4C 3C5 (514) 303-2200 Visit Website


271 Rue Saint Zotique Ouest, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, QC H2V 1A4 (514) 270-8000 Visit Website


156 Rue Saint-Zotique Est, Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, QC H2S 1K8 (514) 701-3735 Visit Website

L'Gros Luxe 100% Végé

3807 Rue Saint-André, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, QC H2L 3V9 (514) 447-2227 Visit Website