Leonard Cohen Responds To Northeastern Lunch Diner Story

Excerpted from the English translation Northeastern Lunch sign reveals storied past of Montreal wartime diner

Cohen Responds

Leonard Cohen himself reached out to Radio-Canada to share his memories of the Northeastern Lunch. He said he spent time there in his teens.

“It was a restaurant, not exactly flourishing, but definitely functional. It was a good spot. Well-lit,” he wrote in an email.