Enjoy a Negroni for a great cause

The insanely popular Campari based drink is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, adding to the excitement of Negroni Week. Taking place from June 24 – 30, the week-long happening is also contributes to a great cause. With each Negroni cocktail sold, participating venues (Le 4e Mur, Jacopo, Coldroom, Brasserie Henri and El Pequeno) will donate a portion of their proceeds to charity.


Go up in the air with Hendricks Gin

On June 27 and 28, a few lucky guests with golden tickets will have the chance of raising high above downtown Montréal at the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. The Hendrick’s Gin Air Departure Lounge will feature exciting entertainment, such as Hendrick’s Gin teeny-tiny martinis and mini teacup gin and tonics for those of legal drinking age and a corgan,a one-of-a-kind musical instrument which consists of real, whole cucumber keys that create a distinctive musical tone when touched.


Get lost in the lavender fields at Maison Lavande

This year, Maison Lavande is turning 10 and you would hate yourself for missing the chance to celebrate the occasion while smelling the intoxicating perfume coming the surrounding lavender bushes. While  you are there, don’t forget to grab a delicious lavender frozen yogourt or any of their gourmet treats, before heading to their relaxation area.


Try the new brunch options at Lloydies Crescent

Ll0ydies is definitely the place to go to satisfy all your Carribean brunch cravings! More than a refreshing alternative to all the places offering the same old open toast, the Carribean restaurant on Crescent is bringing the party to your table (and on your plate) with festive options such as spiked iced tea, delicious coconut French toast and jerk pork ash. Still hungry? Give  their creative take on an avocado toast ago, served here with mango on a fried bake.


Explore the Time Market Out Montreal

Haven’t you heard? All your foodie dreams are about to become reality thanks to Time Out Market setting shop in late 2019 in the Centre Eaton of Montreal. Across 40,000 sq ft., the market will offer a curated mix of 16 eateries, a demonstration kitchen, a cooking academy, three bars, art and cultural spaces, and a retail area. Like it wasn’t enough already, you will also have the chance to take cooking classes with top chefs and enjoy cultural experiences. Amongst the restaurants taking part in the first line-up, you can find some of Montreal’s top destinations such as Montreal Plaza and Moleskine.



Treat yourself at Balnea Spa

Inaugurated in 2005 by the Emond family , Balnea spa has grown through the years to become the ultimate reference for day spas in the province. Its perfect location in  southwestern Quebec adds to the experience of spending a day there, making you automatically feel like the most relaxed version of yourself. During your visit, make sure to stop by their restaurant Lumami offering a creative healthy cuisine that has received rave reviews over the past years.



Create the perfect Instagram feed thanks to Motel Pastel

Looking for a new spot to give life to all your colorful Instagram fantasties? Search no more! Motel Pastel, a temporary art installation composed of four rooms and set at Place Montreal Trust until July 14th, adding  a pop of colour to all your photos. Inspired by the famous 1970s retro motels in California, Motel Pastel is a place where your imagination can run wild thanks to the most unique surrounding.



Raise a glass of bubbly to the sunny days at Maison Saint Paul

The Champagnerie in the Old Port is no more! After six years, the popular location in the Old Port keeps the same concept but under the new name of Maison Saint Paul. Still putting their focus on seafood, the eatery has decided to seize change and expand their menu options and offer more gastronomic dishes such as burrata topped with caviar and grilled octopus served with tomatoes, anchovies and olives.