Montreal in January: The Feast of Ferme

Mouthwatering mussels and frites at Le Petit Moulinsart Atwater Market Octopus Salad — the good dish from our bad meal at L’Express A random kitchen. Ferme, of course The forbidding door at Casa del Popolo When I travel of my own free will, it’s all about the food. Destinations are chosen for food potential. Pre-trip research revolves around restaurants and cafes. The budget is dedicated to maximizing the menu and paying homage to the hallowed halls of the local greenmarkets (with stops at bookstores along the way, of course) and food stalls.

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About Me

Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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