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If you’re looking for an alternative to your routine breakfast/brunch joint, you’ve found it. Byblos is an Mediterranean influenced Iranian restaurant that is one of Montreal’s best kept secrets. Located on the eastern most section of Laurier street next to Le Fouvrac (an amazing gourmet food store) and across from Frite Alors, this area of the city is beautiful in the summertime as the street is lined with trees and storefront flower beds. Byblos has high ceilings that give the place a lofty, open air feeling and wall paper that brings to mind a meeker, more subdued Pollock painting. Traditional Iranian swords, tea pots, plates and furniture are artfully placed throughout the restaurant further enhancing the authentic feel of the place.
Dhal Puri is a traditional Indian flat bread which has made its way across oceans and onto the streets of countries around the world. It is particularly popular as a street food in Mauritius, a small island in the Indian ocean. In fact, Mauritian Dhal Puri has it’s own Facebook page. We ate this batch with the option of salmon curry or a light and spicy tomato chutney. The bread is filled with a mixture of saffron and split peas – here is a recipe for reference.[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157626902028042″]