WASHINGTON (May 30, 2012)—Food is the key to unlocking Montréal’s rich history and culture with “A Taste of Montréal” (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/a-taste-of-montreal/id526949604), a free app from the editors of National Geographic Traveler magazine. “A Taste of Montréal” explores the diverse flavors, savory foods and iconic dishes that make the Canadian city a world-class culinary destination.
Montréal’s foodways come to life through great storytelling, stunning photography, video, 360-degree panoramic views and insider tips. Optimized for the new iPad, the photos will have you wishing you could lick the plate right off your screen. From top restaurants to local lunch counters, you’ll discover the essence of Montréal. The app is organized into five sections: restaurants; markets; hangouts; iconic food; and “My Montréal,” featuring expert tips from locals on their favorite city experiences.
Recipes from Montréal’s top chefs let you sample the flavor of Montréal in your own home. “Iron Chef America” winner Chuck Hughes shares his clever, no-beef take on surf and turf with his recipe for potatoes with lobster, while chef Carlos Ferreira of F Bar and Ferreira Café tantalizes with his stilton cake with blueberries and port dessert recipe. In keeping with National Geographic’s reputation for great images, the app also features breathtaking photo galleries that give viewers a peek into Montréal’s many hidden gems.