I am now a bit more kitchen smart thanks to Ateliers & Saveurs’ Cook for a day workshop.
When the lady over the P.A system at the Dorval airport said, “Attention all passengers for flight 7939 from Montreal to Charlottetown. Due to high winds, the plane might not be able to land. In which case, we’ll bring you back to Montreal”, I knew the weather would definitely be an issue for this foodiecation.
Wow, already three!?! Times goes by so fast when you’re in good company…your company. This past year has been one filled with unexpected and grand successes for myself and Foodie in Quebec City: the New York Times travel editor has collaborated with me for a stroll in the city, Hosteling International introduced FoodieQC as one of the best websites to plan a trip across Canada, and a Foodie Guide to … Continue reading Foodie in Quebec City turns 3!
I lived in Toronto for two years where I had my first job as a reporter. Toronto is where I lived through some of the best and scariest moments of my life; among them hip replacement surgery. For the first months, I lived by Warden and Danforth and then downtown near Regent Park on the corner of Queen and River. If you know the neighbourhood, … Continue reading Foodiecation in Toronto 2015
In December of 2014, I was invited to discover the gastronomy of Mexican Chef Xavier Perez Stone at the Laurie Raphaël restaurant in Quebec City. It was an evening where travel agents from Quebec -and a few journalists- were invited by the Grand Velas Riviera Maya all-inclusive resort to experience a taste of their gastronomy. We were fed a six-course meal through which the flavours … Continue reading Luxurious all-inclusive Grand Velas experience
I spent seven weeks of my childhood in l’Islet, one week every year from the age of 7 to 14. During these weeks, I attended Camp Trois Saumons. I LOVED it. Best adventures of my childhood. As I write these words, I have flashes of canoeing, learning to start a fire, throwing myself in the lake at 6am for the Polar Bear challenge and great … Continue reading Lovely Auberge des Glacis
It’s Tuesday night, Le Pied Bleu is usually closed. But tonight, it is packed with people smiling, laughing. No doubt, guests of le Paris Pop-Up are truly enjoying themselves. Chef Harry Cummins and sommelier Laura Vidal are responsible for these smiles. The Paris Pop-Up experience was a festive gastronomic event where the rosés of Provence met Quebec’s terroir. A festive pairing where grenache, vermentino and … Continue reading The Paris Pop-up Restaurant experience in Saint-Sauveur