Browsing Category Libations

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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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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