10. Chocolate babka
Hof Kelsten (address and info) Saint Laurent You can’t go wrong with the chocolate babka at Hof Kelsten. It’s got so much chocolate it’s basically bordering on sinful, and once it goes stale, it will make all of your French toast dreams come true.
11. Deer heart gravlax
Restaurant Manitoba (address and info
Little Italy Thought it only opened in 2014, Restaurant Manitoba has taken the city by storm with its ever-changing menu of foraged flora and fauna and unapologetically hipster vibe. Deer heart gravlax remains the dish that made the restaurant, and we urge you to get over your squeamishness and give it a try.
12. Black & white cookie
Boulangerie Cheskie (address and info
Outremont Is the black & white cookie at Cheskie’s a classic sugar cookie with a rich chocolate/vanilla glaze, or is it a reminder of the dual nature of everything around us? When it tastes so good, I’m not sure it even matters. Prepare for a sugar coma.