January 19, 2023, 5:08pm
Looking for nice quick eats during a short layover in Quebec city in late September. A short field trip may be involved and tying the two together might be fun. Something special about Quebec and its cuisine? Ideas and tips? Thank you!
My last road trip in 2019 was to Quebec City and Ste Agathe. A lot of the more interesting restaurants are outside the beautiful old quarter.
I would recommend a drive to Ile d’Orleans, which has cheese makers, well-known black currant producers, ice cider (alcoholic, made from frozen apples, jams, cheese. It’s worth the trip.
Savor the gourmet island tradition Taking advantage of fertile soil, Île d’Orléans enjoys a wide variety of production. With its vineyards, orchards and fields of vegetables, it was and remains the garden of Quebec City. A true reflection of the...
Foods I seek out:
Things made with pork or maple
Tourtière / Tourtière Lac St Jean
Seafood from the Gaspé
Not a quick eat, but for reference
Quebec City - A joint birthday celebration feasting on an eye-opening 17 courses ‘ Cuisine Boreale ‘ tasting menu at Taniere,
Our intriguing and mysterious Quebec, Boreale themed culinary journey began from the time I received an authorization code on my smartphone to be used on the digital keypad electronic lock to gain entrance into the restaurant. Upon going through the heavy and imposing solid lumber barn door, we have to further navi…
Quebec City has a much smaller footprint than the greater Montreal region. They are way less bilingual than Montreal too. The result is that there is not a ton of Quebec City foodies posting restaurant recommendations on english boards.
There are always people asking for recommendation in this fair city though so here is my “standard” list of recommended Quebec City address (could be usefull!)
Restaurant from Daniel Vézina, one of the first “celebrity chef” restaurant I’ve…
(Beethoven fan in Ottawa)
January 19, 2023, 8:19pm
It’s been years since I was last there, but I’m sure my favorite restaurant there (I’ve eaten there a number of times) is still superb: Le Saint-Amour, a French restaurant in the old city. Not a quick eat, however.
Fondé en 1978 par Jacques Fortier et Jean-Luc Boulay, Le Saint-Amour est devenue une institution de la ville de Québec qui se veut figure de proue pour le rayonnement de la gastronomie québécoise, proposant une haute cuisine française inspirée des...