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Three gourmet events not to miss this month

I find that February is the worst winter month to get through. To make it easier, I try to go out as much as possible, by organizing dinners with friends in great restaurants. Recently, I was invited to a few media launches of some great gourmet events that will help chase away the winter blues. ...

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Decadent brunching at HOPKINS

If you haven’t heard of fine-dining restaurant Hopkins in Monkland Village then you are missing out on a very elegant eatery. Co-owned by the leading lady of glorious gourmet displays, Nicolina Servello (I’ve always swooned over her heavenly and heavily laden tables at events) and chef Liam Hopkins (formerly of restaurant Park), this recent addition ...

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Cocooning in style at Hotel St Paul

Just before the holidays, my guy and I spent a night at the recently refreshed Hotel St Paul in Old Montreal. I hadn't been to the hotel in some time, so I was delighted to take in the deeply rich hues of the velvety Art Deco-inspired lobby. The lounge area of the lobby, with its ...

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Fieldstone

Let’s start the new year with a new restaurant! I spent Saturday night with one of my best friends on a gourmet journey at Fieldstone – a little, nondescript restaurant on the Main in Mile End. While lacking in decor, it surely makes up for it in generosity, creativity and charm. My friend and I ...

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Martinique Gourmande 2017

With the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in The Caribbean, the best way to support the islands, is to go be a tourist there as soon as things clear up and the airports are back in operation. If you can't organize a Caribbean getaway for now, you can certainly take part in Martinique Gourmande, a culinary festival ...

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A Grey Goose summer terrace at Sea Salt & Ceviche

Last week, I was invited to a very chic picnic with Grey Goose Vodka. Inspired by the French Riviera, we sipped on classic vodka martinis (with a twist of lemon) and enjoyed fresh-shucked oysters in the garden at the Field & Stream Club in Dorval. The cocktail was followed by a traditional French picnic on blue ...

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