Quebec Microbrewery: Les Brasseurs du Nord

Founded in 1987 and launching in 1988 with the Rousse, a dark amber, the first of its kind to be created by Quebec brewers, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce Boréale, a craft beer exclusive to Quebec. Maintaining an emphasis on quality over quantity, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce six ale-type beers: Boréale Rousse, Boréale Blonde, […]

The History of Montreal’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Montreal‘s St. Patrick’s Day parade has been held since 1824. The parade is named after St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, whose feast day falls on March 17. Born in the late 4th century in Roman Britain, Patrick showed little interest in Christianity until he was kidnapped and spent six years in Ireland as a […]

Montreal’s Gogo Lounge: Psychedelic Culture

A kitschy throwback to the psychedelic culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s, Gogo Lounge is a popular late nite bar along the bustling St. Laurent Boulevard. The front lounge is filled with a rainbow of colored, plastic hand-shaped chairs. The retro accents continue as you enter further into the bar, with lit up orange, lime […]

Montreal’s Chinatown Pâtisserie Harmonie

Located in the heart of Chinatown, Pâtisserie Harmonie is a well-trafficked bakery for Asian pastry lovers from all over the city. The small shop carries over fifty products ranging from cakes, pastries, savory and sweet buns and bubble teas. You will want to equip yourself with a tray and plastic tongs from the center island […]

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