Montreal’s most iconic meals can now be delivered proper to the doorstep within the GTA
Everyone knows Montreal’s food is amazing. So much so that it’s hard not to miss some of the city’s culinary highlights when people leave Montreal. This is exactly what Amir and Megan Epstein thought in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
The couple live with their three children in Thornhill, north of Toronto. Amir is from Thornhill, but Megan is from the Côte Saint-Luc neighborhood on the island.
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The idea came up after a conversation about which city has the better food – but is that really a discussion?
The couple realized that many people in Toronto, whether ex-Montrealers or just people who love food, wanted to bring a piece of the 514 to the 6ix.
And that’s how I was born Miss Montreal Food.
Customers can go to the website and order for any Thursday that is open. Amir will drive to Montreal on Wednesday, do his laps in his refrigerated truck and bring him back to the GTA for delivery within 24 hours.
So yeah, that’s quite a lot of 401!
But it’s worth it for Amir to bring people some of their favorite dishes from places like Ma Poule Mouillée, Cheskie’s and of course without bagels from St. Viateur or Fairmount.
Even if we like to tease our big city neighbors, the strong connection between the two cities cannot be denied.
A bit like siblings who love to mess with each other but always keep their backs free.
Now the bond is even stronger and the distance between the two doesn’t seem that great.
When the site launched in late April, they had seven orders a week. Now they are over 100.
On Father’s Day weekend alone, they brought over 500 kilos of smoked meat from the world-famous Schwartz’s Deli.
Originally they thought it would just be something to spark nostalgia and satisfy people’s cravings for their favorite institutions in Montreal has turned into so much more.
“It’s so interesting that these orders are so personal with amazing stories. I didn’t expect it. For a lot of people, it brings back so many memories and moments from their childhood or their time in Montreal, ”Amir told MTL Blog.
So next time you find yourself in the GTA and miss Montreal, you will know where to go!