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Grand Prix Activities – From a Little to a Luxe

Grand Prix, for me, is all about the parties and the excuse to go all glam over the course of an entire weekend. I started attending F1 parties 5 years ago when the Ritz-Carlton first invited me to their prestigious Grand Prix party. Knowing that this year’s event at the Ritz is beyond most people’s ...

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Spoon Cafe

Another great little spot for coffee in my neighbourhood is Spoon Cafe on Crescent. The little coffee sister of the Soupesoup group was designed with the help of local photographer, Ali Inay. Ali has an eye for coffee and great places to find your caffeine fix which led him to launch the Instagram account @mtlcafecrawl ...

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Shaughnessy Café

It took me some time to find the best coffee shops around my neighbourhood. When I heard about Shaughnessy Café, back in February, I made a point of finding it early one morning with Dapper. The friendly barista, Julien served me my macchiato that day and I've gone back a few times for the minimalist decor, great ...

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Cafe Pacefika

For the third coffee shop in my Coffee and Couture series, I changed! Still wearing a beautiful Leinad Beaudet dress, but this one is more casual. I love a great shirt dress. And, I love a great coffee. At Cafe Pacefika, on Lambert-Closse just below de Maisonneuve, I met one of the owners, Rachid who ...

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Cafe Myriade at Club Monaco

I think the most Instagramable cafe downtown is Café Myriade in the Club Monaco at Dorchester Square. I went during my Coffee and Couture crawl for an espresso macchiato and a savoury scone. It's definitely one of Montreal's prettier cafes with its blue leather bench, immense old-apothecary-inspired mirror behind the counter and the most photogenic floor tiles. It's a bit ...

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Gourmet learning at the Nespresso Academy

Following Paris, on April 6th, my favourite coffee brand opened its first learning centre in North America, right here in Montreal. That day, along with other journalists, I spent the afternoon learning how coffee is made, how to taste it (even at its green stage) and how to appreciate it paired with pastries. It was ...

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