Hit the road for a "One-Tank Trip" around Southern Ontario.
Adventures worth the drive from the syndicated newspaper/web column by Jim Fox
Greetings to the many thousands of readers over the past month from across Canada and the United States, as well as countries including the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, France, India, Australia, Japan, the Ukraine, Mexico, Romania and the Netherlands.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Summer in the city -- Montreal
Montréal is now in full bloom and for locals and
tourists alike, the warm weather brings even more to do?and more time in
which to do it. Whether your passion is food, culture, sports, or
nature, the summer's long, lazy days and warm evenings give just about
everyone a chance to get the most out of Montréal.
Professional and amateur sports: Go Montréal!
Montréal produces a huge number of sporting events (both
amateur and professional) for all to enjoy. Whether you're playing or
watching, count yourself in!
Soccer enthusiasts will get a kick out of the Montréal Impact, who play home games at Saputo Stadium, while the Montréal Alouettes
of the Canadian Football League put on a show for football fans at the
intimate Percival Molson Stadium. From August 2 to 11, the biggest names
in professional men's tennis compete for the prestigious Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium. Finally, countless skaters roll into Notre Dame island on August 24 for 24hrs InLine Montréal
Omnivore celebrates creative young cuisine
At the Society for Arts and Technology , the emerging
culinary scene gives us a taste of the future right now in the present!
The SAT welcomes all food lovers to the second edition of the Omnivore Festival,
as Montréal is now part of this major international event. With
"Dinners of the Damned," the Omnivorious Party, cooking demonstrations
by new talents and world-renowned chefs, as well as music and fine wine,
the Omnivore Festival (August 14-19) provides a feast for the senses.
Extraordinary experiences for the whole family
Montréal has a million surprises, bringing smiles to
faces both big and small. Take advantage of a family visit to:
A summer to savour the flavours at Laloux
A veritable institution in Montréal's food scene, Laloux revisits the classics of French cuisine using the best products from Québec. At Laloux, foie gras from Canardière meets beef from the Eumatimi farm, roquette
from Birri, lobster from Gaspésie and cheeses from right here. The
decor is bright, the staff is friendly, and the prices are competitive.
In the kitchen, talented chef Jonathan Lapierre-Rehayem conducts this
symphony of flavours with flare!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Montréal Impact March 16 to October 19, 2013
Now part of MLS (Major League Soccer), Montréal's
professional soccer team competes in world-class matches. Home games
take place at Saputo Stadium.
World Film Festival August 22 to September 2, 2013
Each year, films from more than 70
countries?produced by seasoned veterans as well as first-time
filmmakers?are presented as part of this event.
In Montréal, we?ve
got 108 festivals to enjoy, 365 days a year! No matter the language or
your interests, we've got something for everyone! That's what Montréal
is all about! Discover our full festival calendar.
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