The Koni Island Blend

One summer night last year Damian (barista at Fondation), Thomas (10 belles, Belleville) and I were hanging out at some guys house in the north, it was some kind of party. There was a dude at that party who had a knack for giving nicknames to people instantly. He’d see you and in seconds would […]

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Weekend special : Chilaquiles

Alright! We are back and it feels great! For our first weekend special, a taste of our trip to Mexico, more specifically Oaxaca where we had Chilaquiles a couple of times for breakfast. Sitting on the patio of some gorgeous café one morning, as I was getting my first taste of this Mexican cuisine staple […]

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We’re out of here

Hot damn looks like we made it through our first “year”! Technically it’s been 270 days since we’ve opened our doors for the first time but for us, it sure does feel like a proper year and friends, what a ride it has been. Sure, I knew deep inside that everything was going to be […]

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Corn bread and Chili

So there has been some debate here at Holybelly regarding what region this weekend’s special should be most rightfully attributed to. For Lise, it’s a breakfast from the Four Corners, definitely a south-western type breakfast. For Marie, it’s a “love child between Southern food and Tex-Mex”… for me, I got now freaking idea since I […]

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Deck & Donohue

I gotta say, I don’t know much about beer but I sure do love the stuff. When we opened Holybelly we thought it’d be cool to have a few beers on offering on the menu because eating a good meal while sipping on a cold one is one of the most pleasurable things in life. […]

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Poutine

No this blog is not turning all political on you and this post has very little to do with the shady politician. Tomorrow, as our weekend special, we’ll be serving poutine at the Belly. Now, if you’re from Canada chances you already know all that there is to know about the meal of the gods, […]

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La cervelle de Canut

I’m a sucker for food history. I wasted a fair chunk of my life on Wikipedia reading about who made the first hot dog and where croissants actually came from. I find it truly fascinating. Well, our new March menu comes with a couple of french classics so I went ahead and did my homework […]

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Bloody delicious

We love M. Biberon’s apple juice. We do, we really do. But sometimes, on a Saturday or Sunday morning, after a night of moderate (possibly wild) drinking, we crave something a little bit more substantial, don’t we friends? Well, check this out. More often than not while we’re closing down Holybelly for the day, filling […]

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