If you've spent any time in Montreal you already know that it is a foodies' paradise. Montréal also has a diverse range of authentic Asian foods available too, found in a variety of restaurants ranging from the relaxed, diner - style places to high-end, trendy dining rooms created by contemporary Montreal designers. Lovers of Southeast Asian cuisine will be happy with Chao Phraya and its delicate Thai flavors such as leman grass and sweet basil. Authentic Vietnamese dishes and the best tonkinoise soup can be found at Phõ Viet. The elegant Jun i focuses on Japanese cuisine with ultra-fresh sushi, tempuras and teriyaki dishes. A one of a kind Taiwanese restaurant also caters to vegetarians with dishes suitable for vegans too. Budget conscious diners are well-served by the Asian offerings in Montreal which often include bring your own wine (or beer) options. Just look for the "Apportez-Votre Vin" signs. If you're walking around Montreal's Chinatown and are unsure of where to eat, follow the crowds. Especially good places are the crowded ones that cater to a mixed population. Whatever Asian flavor you're craving can be found in Montréal at a price to suit your budget and ocassion. Bon appetit!