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More and more Montreal restaurants offer a fine wine list, and private imports are popular, but this does not lessen the appeal of places to which you can bring your own bottle. Here is our selection of Bring Your Own Wine restaurants.
The island of Montreal doesn't have a monopoly on fine dining in the region. Chefs are quick to open restaurants in the suburbs, and now the city of Laval is also a destination for gourmet cuisine. Here are our recommendations for fine dining in Laval. [Image credit: iStock.com/Tanya_F]
Whether you want to indulge in a mid-afternoon snack, or you need a cake for a special occasion, to delight your guests, or offer as a gift to your hosts, we have some tempting places to propose. Here's our list of where to go in Montreal when your sweet tooth needs satisfying. [Image credit: iStock.com/vm2002]
The suburbs are growing, off-Island business is thriving, Quartier Dix30 continues to expand, and all those people need places to eat. But where can you dine on the South Shore? Right this way… we’ve rounded up a selection of delicious dining establishments that are sure to satisfy. [Image credit: iStock.com/GMVozd]
South American cuisine may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Montreal, but there’s a wealth of choices for those ready to explore. Come along with us to discover Montreal's abundant South American treasures – specifically the many restaurants serving up the rich, authentic flavours of the continent, from Argentinean steaks to Peruvian seafood.[Image credit: iStock.com/bhofack2]
When the kids head back to school, you know it’s also the season for apple picking... and the grape harvest, too! Return to your childhood by climbing a tree to pick the best fruit, or celebrate adult life with a good glass of wine, as you wish! Here are a few suggestions for orchards and vineyards to visit when fall rolls around. [Image credit: iStock.com/wholden]
Can't make it to Munich for Oktoberfest? Don't worry! Microbreweries have flourished around Montreal in recent years. No matter where you are in the city, local artisanal beers are only a few Metro stops away, and well worth discovering! [Image credit: iStock.com/5PH]
Would you like a change of pace from downtown shopping, with its teeming sidewalks and super crowded stores? Head to the western end of Sainte-Catherine Street and turn onto Sherbrooke Street West: here, and along Greene and Victoria Avenues, you’ll find the many lovely shops of Westmount!
Besides snapshots and good memories, we also like to collect mementoes of our travels, but that doesn't necessarily mean getting a trinket from the first tourist shop we see! For yourself or to give to a fan of Montreal and Quebec, there are many places in the city where you can find beautiful and unique souvenirs, as well as gifts for an art lover or sports fan.
A walk down Laurier Avenue West will surely put you in the mood for shopping. Lined with interesting boutiques and unique shops, this thoroughfare has something for everyone, and particularly for those in search of the latest ideas in fashion.
Nestled beside Mount Royal, straddling Outremont and the Plateau, Laurier Avenue West is one of the city's biggest shopping streets, but is no slouch when it comes to dining either. So next time you plan to visit the area, make time for a delicious meal alongside a tour of the avenue’s unique boutiques.
There’s no shortage of gourmet grocery stores popping up around town, which is good news for foodies and lovers of high-quality, local products. This list introduces you to some of the new stores on the block, as well as reminding you about some long-standing establishments where you’re sure to find the local products, or rare, imported foods you need for your next gourmet meal.
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