YATAI MTL is a non-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate Japan and the cultural diversity of Montreal. Since 2018, they have been organizing a large 3-day outdoor event in Mile End welcoming over 15,000 Japan enthusiasts.
The Yatai Festival launches its first Japanese Week from June 7 to 13. The goal of the event is to celebrate Japanese culture while supporting businesses and restaurants. Visit the four corners of the city to discover street food and typical products.
Geneviève Borne, Kunico Fujita and Valérie Harvey are the three ambassadors of the event.
Located in the heart of Mile-End, it will be possible to enjoy a cold ramen during the whole week of Yatai. Can be enjoyed in a park or on your terrace!
From Tuesday to Saturday, you'll find choux that has built a strong reputation since it opened last summer. Combine your visit with one of their ice creams! A must stop for any sweet tooth when you are in Verdun!
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Throughout the week from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, they will be making a vegan Matcha and wagashi soft serve ice cream. The perfect refreshing break!
The brewery has created a beer especially for the occasion: Saison Umami & Gose Umami with dominant aromas of strong green pepper and fresh citrus. Also, in collaboration with the Umami restaurant, they will make vegan BBQ brochettes. Find the beer at their branch on Laurier street.
An all-vegan ramen and izakaya restaurant in Rosemont, they will be offering their version of an Okonomiyaki. What is okonomiyaki? It is a pancake often made of cabbage and different ingredients cooked on a hot plate.
Established in the city for a few years with their Japanese cheesecakes, they offer light, creamy and moist cakes! A dessert that is easy to eat!
This tea house will offer 15% discount on all their Japanese teas from June 7th to June 30th. Order on their online store to see their selection, free delivery anywhere in Canada for any purchase over 50$.
Japanese specialty cafe located in Verdun, they will have a ramen salad called Hiyashichuka with choice of pollock or ham. Great address that celebrates the mix of Japanese and Quebec culture!
Stay tuned to know more about the special dishes that the participating restaurants will have for the festival!