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Happy Hour Happenings in Montreal

Hendrick’s E.L.E.V.A.T.U.M. - a sipping spectacle This Thursday and Friday, elevate your cocktail lifestyle with a little gin and jazz. Head over to the Hendrick’s Gin VIP Air Departure Lounge at the Montreal Jazz Fest where the famously unusual gin co. will be making spirits soar, literally. VIP guests will enjoy the Jazz Fest from above ...

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Liquid Pleasures at Bar Nacarat

Since NACARAT opened, in the recently renovated Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, I could not wait to go. Last Sunday, I finally got the chance to try it with a few journalists who were also invited by the hotel. My experience lived up to what I expected from a sophisticated bar, with an elaborate cocktail list ...

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Three festive wines to give over the holidays

Christmas is almost here! Since the beginning of the month, I've already attended parties and Christmas dinners every weekend. I like to bring two bottles of wine for everyone to drink during the evening and one for the host. This year, I discovered three limited edition bottles designed for the holidays. These are wines for ...

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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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