The Cruffin Takes Québec City by Storm

The Cruffin has made it to Québec City. Invented by Kate Reid of Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, Australia in 2013, it was popularised and trademarked by Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco. The Cruffin is a croissant baked in an abnormally high muffin mould and stuffed with pastry cream. Crisp and flaky on the outside, creamy and decadent on the inside, the Cruffin is an incredibly … Continue reading The Cruffin Takes Québec City by Storm

Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller’s new maple-infused project

I am a fan of pastry artist Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller. The interest began after tasting her delectable pastries at the Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack in 2013. Celebrated Canadian chef Martin Picard owns and operates Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack in St-Benoît de Mirabel, Québec. Even though I live more than 400 km away, I was able to (somewhat) quench my thirst for Rivard-Hiller’s … Continue reading Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller’s new maple-infused project

Brewing Québec Web Series Now Online

As part of Foodie Québec’s 5th anniversary celebrations, I am launching Brewing Québec, the very first English-language web-documentary series highlighting the talent of some of Québec City’s best craft brewers. What makes Québec’s craft beer so popular? What do beer geeks from all over the world like about Québec beer? Why is Québec-made beer celebrated? The Brewing Québec web series answers these questions through the … Continue reading Brewing Québec Web Series Now Online

Foodora Now in Québec City

Foodora food delivery service is now available in Québec City and to celebrate their arrival, Foodora asked Foodie Québec to share the good news. PROMO: All day November 22nd, Foodora is offering the Hygge bowl from Bol & Poké for just 1$, delivery included!  Foodora is a delivery service available worldwide that brings restaurant meals directly to you, no matter where you are. I saw them in … Continue reading Foodora Now in Québec City

My Montréal à Table 2017

Montreal’s popular foodie event Montréal à Table is now underway until November 16th. Montréal à table takes place in more than 175 restaurants across Montreal and features gourmet menus at insanely affordable prices. The purpose is to attract customers during a low season for restaurateurs, all while taking great care in featuring Québec products. Most of Montreal’s gourmet restaurants take part in Montréal à Table, … Continue reading My Montréal à Table 2017

Foodie Québec turns 5!

After five years in the making, Foodie Québec is a trusted food blog in Québec City. Thank you to all the chefs, cooks and other collaborators of the past who have given me the opportunity to share my passion for Québec City and its local artisans. Most importantly, an enormous thank you to all 300,000 of you who have made Foodie Québec a valuable source … Continue reading Foodie Québec turns 5!

Québec’s Geekiest Coffee House

  Québec City’s latest coffee house called Mayflower recently opened on Avenue Myrand in Ste-Foy and it just might be the geekiest coffee-centric place in town. Head coffee geeks behind the Mayflower are owners Louis Roy-Couture and Florence Lahoud-Douville, two young entrepreneurs in their 20s and …full-time students at Laval University!!! I use the word “geek” in a very positive way here. I’ve coffee crawled … Continue reading Québec’s Geekiest Coffee House