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20th edition of Rendez-vous des saveurs

“This delectable event brings together some of the the finest chefs from the best restaurants, professionals from the culinary industry, in addition to showcasing local and seasonal products from the area. Excite your senses with an array of gourmet flavors, from here and afar, including a wide variety of wines.” –Rendez-vous des saveurs Rendez-vous des saveurs is back for its 20th edition next weekend present by SAQ. Happening October 14-16, 2016 at the Casino Lac-Leamy. This event has a long history that started back in 1997 made up of members from the “Association Outaouaise des Professionnels des Métiers de Bouche (AOPMB)”. The idea was to bring together the top chefs and industry professions and showcase their talents with local producers from...

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An evening at Soif

A few weeks ago our ladies’ night out brought us across the river to Gatineau’s Hull section and Soif, Bar à vin. Soif is owned by a top female sommelier in the world, Véronique Rivest.Véronique Rivest is one of the most respected sommeliers in Canada and abroad. Placing second overall World’s Best Sommelier Competition in Japan in 2013. Before opening up Soif in the fall of 2014, Rivest spent many years at Restaurant Les Fougères, in Chelsea. Soif also recently claimed the number 10 spot (the only Ottawa-Gatineau restaurant) to make Enroute’s top 10 list of new restaurants in 2015. Soif is located on Montcalm Street in the old sector called Hull, in a red brick building where you will find the...

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