Montreal has fresh bread and croissants, chocolatines and pastries in bakeries sprinkling neighbourhoods everywhere. "It's because of Montreal's Franco-European culture," said Premiere Moisson co-founder Josee Fiset.
"In Paris they are on every corner. ... Montrealers appreciate quality. We are gourmet gourmands.
In Montreal, food, like life, is not a commodity to be gobbled on the run - It is meant to be savoured.