Québec: Koa Lua Union, Downtown Montréal

Out of all the things you’d expect to find in Montréal, Hawaiian poke bowls aren’t the first thing to come to mind. But trust me, you need to check this place out. I love sushi, but I love poke bowls even more. Something about the deconstruction makes it a lot less pretentious, and a lot more fun and accessible to those that…
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Québec: Little Italy, Montréal

Little Italy is one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in Montréal, bursting with unique little businesses and beautiful storefronts. At the heart of it all is Marché Jean-Talon, which has become my go-to as soon as I arrive in Montréal to pick up groceries and a few treats to bring home. Fresh produce lines the main corridor, but along the fringes you’ll…
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Québec: LOV, Vieux Montréal

My friend Kate is a major foodie. It’s kind of funny because when we were kids, I could count the things she’d eat on two hands. Now, she’s the knows all the best places- from hidden gems in strip malls to cool kid aesthetics. So when she heard about the opening of LOV in Old Montréal, she couldn’t wait to…
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Québec: Bretzel & Compagnie, Saint-Léonard

This morning Kate & I got up early and took a quick drive to the northern Montréal suburb of Saint-Léonard to check out Bretzel & Compagnie. Montréal is famous for their bagels, so when I heard that I could get pretzel bagels I couldn’t resist. What is a pretzel bagel? Everything you could ever hope for. Crispy on the outside, moist and fluffy…
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Québec: Domaine Saint-Bérnard

For our second day in La Belle Province, we left the resort village of Mont Tremblant and headed to Domaine Saint-Bernard. This place is the definition of a winter wonderland. Walking in, you’re immediately greeted with crackling fire pits and mugs of hot soup or cocoa. At reception you’ll find routes for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing ranging in difficulty…
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