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November in Montreal: Great for foodies & wine lovers alike!

16 Oct

Can’t wait until November, what with the incredible round-up of activities that are being offered up.  Here’s a short list to help you with planning the weeks ahead:

November 1 – 11 Taste Mtl: Great restaurants with fixed 3-course menus http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/tastemtl/index-en.php

November 2-3 Montréal Passion Vin: If you have lots of money to drop (think a couple of grand), consider doing so here, with some rare wine and champagne tastings http://www.montrealpassionvin.ca/edition_programmes.php?lang=en

November 3-4 Salon des Vins d’Importation Privée: 15$ for entry and then a price per tasting thereafter allows you to taste some wines you’ve never had before http://www.raspipav.com/

November 5 La Grande Tablée: Spend money (300$) for a good cause and enjoy a 7-course meal prepared by renown chefs, most notably two chefs from 400 coups and one from Dominion Square Tavern, two restaurants highlighted in Maclean’s list of top 50 restaurants in Canada  http://www.grandetablee.ca/files/GT2012_Communique_Montreal.pdf

November 30-Dec 2 Fête des vins du Québec: Taste some of the best wines and fortified beverages Québec has to offer at Marché Bonsecours http://www.fetedesvins.ca/

Enjoy!

Christmas List: $250,000 Chef’s Dinner

11 Oct

I have my Christmas list started, here’s item #1:

http://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/neiman-marcus-chef-meal/

4 of the world’s greatest chefs preparing an at home supper , and for charity too!  …. So, does anyone have 250K lying around?

 

Taste Mtl Event: Great restaurants at Great Prices!!!

2 Oct

Taste Mtl event is now accepting reservations.  It’s a great opportunity to try restaurants you’ve been meaning to visit, but at a fraction of the price.  Set menus are at 19$, 29$ or 39$, with lots of restaurants offering late night menus at 19$!  The event runs from November 1st to 11th.

I’ve already reserved for my choices, will you take advantage of the event too?  Check it out:

http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/tastemtl/index-en.php

Tasso Bar a Mezze Groupon Offer!

24 Sep

Great offer on Groupon for Tasso Bar a Mezze:

http://www.groupon.ca/deals/montreal/Tasso-Bar-a-Mezze/10728098?nlp=&CID=CA_CRM_1_0_0_268&a=1829

Check out my review on Tasso Bar a Mezze to see if you’re interested:

https://exploringmontrealfood.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/tasso-bar-a-mezze-sophisticated-greek-food-on-the-plateau/

Discover wine from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France

15 Sep

Interesting activity organized to promote wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region in Southern France.  A dish-crawl that promises to be delicious!

Check it out:

http://dishcrawl-languedoc-roussillon.com/

Rendez-Vous Gourmand event coming up

12 Sep

There’s a new food event coming up in Griffintown, les Rendez-Vous Gourmand.  Check it out:

http://www.rendezvousgourmands.com/

Vie Urbaine deal: Bistro Beaver Hall

7 Sep

If you haven’t already tried Bistro Beaver Hall by chef Jérôme Ferrer, here’s your chance with this vie urbaine deal:

http://www.vieurbaine.com/Deal/1095

Here’s my review on the restaurant as well: 

https://exploringmontrealfood.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/bistro-beaver-hall-classic-french-bistro-from-reknown-chef-jerome-ferrer/

Enjoy!