Chef Dominique Crenn draws on her past and life experiences to create inspired, evocative cuisine.
A veritable culinary capital, Montréal is home to numerous fine dining restaurants where one can indulge in delicacies of every kind, from Spanish tapas to Mediterranean dishes to Quebec cuisine. Here are four Montréal establishments that guarantee a gastronomic experience.
Maison Lipari
Quebecer Jessica Rosval, named Italy’s “top chef” in 2021, recognizes that the award has given her an exceptional platform to talk about what is truly important to her: her work in the kitchen of country hotel Casa Maria Luigia, sustainable gastronomy, and the urgent need to save our planet. Meet one of the culinary world’s rising stars.
The image of a rising sun, bringing a new day filled with hope, joy, and optimism is, in some ways, an apt symbol of Veuve Clicquot, the “grande dame of Champagne,” with its signature yellow colour.
Many people use the expression bucket list to refer to adventures or accomplishments they would like to experience personally. For some, bungee jumping or skydiving would be at the top of the list, while for others, it might be an African safari. In the case of Dr. François Marquis, the renowned head of intensive care at Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital, one of his many ambitions is to produce a single malt whisky that can compete with the best Scotch whiskies. It may sound crazy, but his wish is on its way to becoming a reality.
Jura: for many people, the name brings to mind a department in France or a mountain range along the French-Swiss border. However, for whisky aficionados, it evokes the image of a mysterious, untamed island off the coast of Scotland, the source of a single malt with a sweetness that belies the rugged landscape and living conditions. Jura distillery, the island’s sole whisky distillery, is the producer.
Montauk Sofa
No need to jet off to Italy to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. Montréal is home to numerous fine restaurants offering the best in pasta, pizza, and cannoli, including the four described here. Just call for a reservation!
When eaten raw, fish offers even more vitamins, protein, minerals and flavour! Although sashimi may appear very simple, preparing this japanese fine dining classic is actually a true culinary art. Here are four montréal restos that have mastered the art of raw fish.
The freedom to create, to tell one's story and to reinvent oneself is the very essence of the new artistic collaboration between international star Lady Gaga and prestigious champagne producer Dom Pérignon.
Pasquale Vari, a teaching chef at the Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), needs no introduction. This popular judge on the Radio-Canada show "Les Chefs!" is now an entrepreneur as well, with a new line of gourmet products and sauces that has just arrived in grocery stores.
Garden Spritz
You may have already noticed the Point G shop on Mont-Royal Avenue. In fact, you likely have, because it is hard to miss! With its fuchsia storefront and eye-catching name, this attractive little store definitely awakens a desire to find out what is inside. Point G is the creation of Julien Reignier, who wanted to realize his dream of perfecting the art of the French macaron, one of the most difficult desserts to master. Looking for his destiny, as well as a catchy business name, he founded Point G in 2008, right in the heart of the Plateau Mont-Royal.
On March 16, the Milos restaurant in Las Vegas reopened in its brand-new location at The Venetian Resort. The coming months will see other openings in Los Angeles and Dubai. Milos will then boast eleven properties around the world in Montréal, New York, London, Athens, Miami, Los Cabos, Dubai, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. However, as the saying goes, to find out where you are going, you have to see where you have been, so here is the story of one of the world’s most famous Greek restaurants. Once upon a time, on Parc Avenue...
Garden Spritz
Felix Jasmin