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Whisky

The debate over who actually invented whisky—the Scots or the neighbouring Irish—is likely never to be resolved. However, many people agree that the father of the golden liquid is none other than Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, who, according to legend, brought the first still back with him from Egypt. The Gaelic name for … Continue reading Whisky

Summer nights

WITH THE RETURN OF WARMER WEATHER AND THE FIRST SPRING BUDS, QUEBECERS FLOCK TO RESTAURANT PATIOS AROUND TOWN TO ABSORB THAT LONG-AWAITED VITAMIN D. TO MAKE THE MOST OF OUR SHORT SUMMER, HERE ARE 10 MEMORABLE MONTREAL PATIOS WHERE YOU CAN EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY. RISTORANTE BEATRICE 1504 rue Sherbrooke Ouest ristorantebeatrice.com The 180-seat … Continue reading Summer nights

Gastronomie in the city

LA CHRONIQUE La Chronique has been a Montreal institution since 1995, and it remains one of the city’s finest dining establishments. In fact, it is one of only five restaurants to make the elite CAA/AAA Four Diamond list in 2017. The story began 22 years ago, when Belgian chef Marc De Canck, newly arrived in … Continue reading Gastronomie in the city

Scott Yetman Recipes

Grilled Asparagus with Burrata and Gremolata Ingredients: 8-10 spears of asparagus, rough ends removed, grilled fresh kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to season 2-3 tsp olive oil & balsamic vinegar, enough to lightly coat the asparagus 1 (4 oz) ball fresh burrata cheese Gremolata: 1-1/2 tbsp olive oil zest of 1 lemon (about 1 … Continue reading Scott Yetman Recipes
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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

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