Browsing Category Libations

Pigeon Espresso Bar

It’s been awhile since I shared another cafe in my Coffee & Couture series. Pigeon Espresso Bar is right up there on my list of go-to downtown coffee shops. I like it for its quirky unpretentiousness, erroneously boasting that they serve the “world’s worst coffee” when, in reality, they make a mighty fine espresso macchiato - ...

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Melk Bar à Café

As part of my Coffee & Couture series, I already shared five favourite coffee spots in my neighbourhood (Myriade Dominion, Spoon, Pacefika, Shaughnessy and Leaves), but here's one more! The Melk Bar à Café on Stanley near René-Lévesque is another great cafe on my go-to list. Open from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday, and ...

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Dandy Cocktails

Making cocktails is a lot like cooking, you look in your fridge to see what ingredients you have and then, if you’re like me, you Google a recipe based on the key ingredients you have. If you don’t have quite all of the ingredients required in the recipe that you want to make, you improvise. ...

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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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My Nespresso on Ice Recipe

Make your summer more decadent by trying this easy-to-make recipe for a sumptuous, icy drink. Nespresso recently launched a duo of limited edition coffees specifically intended for drinking on ice. Intenso on Ice or Leggero on Ice are what you’ll need to concoct this cool creation I came up with last weekend. I spent Sunday ...

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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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