Yearly Archives: 2018


Food lovers rejoice! MTLàTABLE is coming back for a 7th edition November 1 to 11, 2018! The 150 participating restaurants will offer a three-course, $23, $33 or $43 set-price dinner menu. Québec’s terroir and wealth of products will be celebrated during the festival with a starring role on each menu. Brunches are also back this year with …

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posted in : Nova Scotia

“Nowhere in Nova Scotia is more than 67 km (42 mi) from the ocean.” – Ted Harrison Until about a month ago, I had never been to any of Canada’s eastern provinces. For years, I have longingly looked at photos of lighthouses, beautiful sunsets, pretty coastal houses and gorgeous stretches of beaches until I couldn’t take it anymore and decided …

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posted in : MONTREAL

I have been fascinated by Habitat 67 since moving to Montreal 26 years ago. I remember staring at it in awe when I first noticed it from across the water in Old Montreal. I then studied architecture and became even more infatuated with this iconic complex of buildings. I recently learned that guided tours of it were …

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posted in : NEWS

  I am not in the habit of self promoting much but I thought I would share a couple of good news that have occurred recently. I hope you’ll indulge me. IN THE TOP 15! Firstly, I wanted to announce that this little blog has been selected as one of the Top 15 Food Travel Blogs on …

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posted in : Quebec

Every time I go to Balnea Spa, I wonder why I don’t go more often. Located in Bromont in the Eastern Townships, Balnea is my favourite spa around Montreal and only about an hour’s drive from downtown. You may recall that I was on the jury for Balnea’s Été des chefs competition last summer. The friendly cooking …

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