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Ofelia

Oyster pairing

OYSTERS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN CONSIDERED THE MASTERPIECE OF ROYAL BUFFETS. MIX YOURS UP THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AND GARNISH WITH UNIQUE SEASONINGS AND CAREFULLY CHOSEN WINE. DISCOVER OUR PICKS BELOW (RECIPES ARE FOR A DOZEN OYSTERS). CHEERS! WITH THE COLLABORATION OF ALEXANDRA RIZZUTO AND ÉLISE LAMBERT GIN, TONIC AND POMEGRANATE Franciacorta, Prestige, Brut, Ca’del Bosco, Italy … Continue reading Oyster pairing

Four places to eat well

H4C Located in a former bank, H4C is a modern, bright restaurant that has managed to preserve much of the building’s original cachet. In the kitchen, an array of fresh, sophisticated, carefully prepared dishes are made. While there are several options for carnivores, the spotlight falls mainly on seasonal vegetables, fish and seafood. Chef Dany … Continue reading Four places to eat well

Japan’s flavours

JATOBA Jatoba is a favourite among business diners, but it also draws people who know a thing or two about Japanese-inspired cuisine. The modern-yet-totally-Montreal feel of the place hits you the moment you walk in the door, and the terrace is as delightful as the dining room—just perfect for an after-work bite. Chef Olivier Vigneault’s … Continue reading Japan’s flavours

Route gourmande

FRANCE’S RHÔNE-ALPES REGION IS A DESTINATION POPULAR FOR ITS SPECTACULAR LANDSCAPES AND HISTORIC MONUMENTS. IT IS ALSO WIDELY KNOWN FOR ITS FABULOUS FOOD. WORLD-RENOWNED CHEFS AT RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX RESTAURANTS TAKE THE BEST THE TERROIR HAS TO OFFER AND CREATE SUBLIME CONCOCTIONS TO THRILL THE MOST DEMANDING GOURMET. CHÂTEAU DE CODIGNAT A visit to Château … Continue reading Route gourmande
Christofle

Beyound famous

IF THERE IS ONE PERSON WHOSE NAME IS SYNONYMOUS WITH FRENCH COOKING THE WORLD OVER, IT’S PAUL BOCUSE. THIS CHARISMATIC AND SUPREMELY TALENTED CHEF HAS BUILT A VERITABLE EMPIRE BASED ON ICONIC DISHES, WINNING COUNTLESS AWARDS. WE PRESENT A BRIEF PORTRAIT OF THE MAN MANY CONSIDER THE POPE OF MODERN FRENCH GASTRONOMY. A passion for … Continue reading Beyound famous

Bubbly

Travelling is one of my great passions. Touring the Champagne region of France has been on my list for as long as I can remember, and I finally got the chance to go last november, in the company of some very dear friends. It was a chilly day when we arrived in Reims to begin … Continue reading Bubbly

Margareth Henriquez The woman behind the “ best champagne in the world.”

Carving out her place in an industry still largely dominated by men was not easy for Venezuelan-born Margareth Henriquez. But this brilliant Harvard graduate who knows her vines had the passion, will and work ethic to land herself at the helm of Krug champagne, one of the world’s most famous luxury brands. President and CEO … Continue reading Margareth Henriquez The woman behind the “ best champagne in the world.”

The future of cooking, according to Frédéric Anton

It’s not every day that Montreal gets to play host to a three-star Michelin chef! Passing through the city as part of the Les Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux event (benefitting the Fondation de l’Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec), we had the pleasure to meet with Frédéric Anton. You have learned from some … Continue reading The future of cooking, according to Frédéric Anton