Poutine is a classically Québecois dish of french fries, gravy and cheese curds. Nope, its not the healthiest dish. Claimed to have been invited just outside of Québec City (the exact place varies), poutine is extremely popular in Québec. So popular that everyone has a favorite, and the Québecois will staunchly defend their favorite poutine. … Continue reading Le Chic Shack: Trendy and Unconventional Poutine and Wonderful Milkshakes
You’re visiting a cold destination in the Winter?! We get that. A lot. We got it last January on our trip to Stockholm (read about that here), previously on Thanksgiving jaunts to Montréal and Toronto, and we got it again this year regarding our Thanksgiving getaway to Québec City! In short, we always try to … Continue reading Quebec City in November: My Guide To A Perfect Wintery Weekend in Quebec City
Montreal is just over the New York/Canadian border, about a 40 minute drive into Canada. While a lot of people only think of Montreal as a bachelor party or underage drinking destination, Montreal is a fabulous weekend destination, and offers travelers delicious food, a European feel and plenty of outdoor activities. Dan, our friend Pryor (a … Continue reading Long Weekend in Montreal: A Boozy and Foodie Itinerary
Ah, yet another great restaurant in Montreal! And this one is quite reasonably priced! Juliette et Chocolat’s specialty is, what else, chocolate! The main feature is a laundry list of chocolate from all over the world that Juliette et Chocolate makes into European sipping chocolate. The list runs the gamut from milk chocolate to super … Continue reading Juliette et Chocolat – A Chocolate Bar in Montreal!
If you have ever heard me or Dan talk about Montreal, chances are that you have heard us talk about Bota Bota! It is our favorite place in all of Montreal, and probably Canada! Bota Bota, formally Bota Bota, spa sur l'eau, is a spa in a renovated tug boat on the St. Lawrence River in … Continue reading Bota Bota – the Most Fabulous Spa in Montreal