Air Eater eating vegan in Montreal

This past week was lovely. Mat and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary and escaped to Montreal where we could not get enough of Crudessence. I really don’t know what I’d do if they ever come to Toronto. We basically ate our way through a few days while walking around and enjoyed the random art installations etc.

We couldn’t find a gluten free vegan poutine, but I had to give in and try a vegan poutine.

We walked around a lot even though we drove, it was a great way to see the city and I just adore the architecture, wish Toronto had more historical buildings.

I felt like a taco, and called Burritoville, asked them if they were vegan gluten free. They were incredibly nice and they did offer a corn tortilla, but they cooked it on the same grill as the flour one. Sad that Mat couldn’t eat it, he didn’t want to risk it, I don’t blame him. They are taking steps to learn more about the needs of a celiac/gluten intolerant diet. This is great, I hope so because not to rub it in, but it was delicious and for $4!

This is the inside of Crudessence. I love how clean and simple it is, this is just one of the three locations.

We ordered the raw sushi appetizer:

This is the Om Burger:
It was freaking delicious and I could eat this every day. I have to learn how to make that aioli sauce, because it was finger licking good. Mat had the tacos, which were also incredible, and the side salad consisted of: mixed greens, sprouts, shredded carrots, beets/cauliflower, coleslaw with a curry flavour and sweet coleslaw and kale.

The next day I had the “egg” wrap:

Mat had the quinoa wrap, he enjoyed it quite a bit and I believe that was the only cooked item on the menu (other than the rice wraps that hold together the wraps themselves).

The little crackers on the side were delightful and I was incredibly full with this meal, but you know, I had to try the tiramisu, I couldn’t imagine how they could have made this raw, but oh did they ever.

 I would love to go back in a minute. We really enjoyed the raw food we had and bought the Crudessence cookbook. You better believe I will be making recipes from that book and blogging about it.

Happy eating!



Filed under gluten free, gluten free meals, Meals, raw, vegan

2 Responses to Air Eater eating vegan in Montreal

  1. Lovely post! I am so glad you guys had a blast. I love Burritoville! I used to go all the time before class. Their Sweet Potato burrito is just amazing! Sucks he wasn’t able to enjoy it. It looks like you guys had a blast!


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