|The Decor of Maison Boulud gets high marks too!|
Daniel Boulud is no stranger to these pages. His recipes are as reliable as his restaurants, the latest of which just opened in Montreal’s newly renovated Ritz Carlton Hotel ( 1228 Sherbrooke St. Ouest, Montreal QC H3g 1H6 Tel: 514-842-4212 ) The place only opened at the end of May and there are currently 166 reviews of it on Open Table alone! Almost all of them assign “Maison Boulud” 5 stars. Since my parents spent years and years going to that same Ritz at every opportunity, I have great affection for the hotel. It came as no real surprise that Chef Boulud has made magic there. I just wish I could whip up and sample what is taking the town by storm. However, I will have to content myself with his recipe made with food from closer to home. In fact, the two mainstays of this dish came straight from the farm that’s right over the hill from our house. And what a dish it is! The burst of tomato flavor, the sweetness of the corn and the fluffiest of pastry crusts are a wonderful salute to the end of summer. We’d give this one 5 stars and name the recipe one of our best finds this summer.