Valentine’s Day | Love in all its forms

Valentine’s Day can be celebrated your way, with your better half or someone dear to you. What’s better than an excellent meal to celebrate love and the joy of being together? Here are some suggestions to satisfy all your senses.


Extra Menu

Menu Extra no longer needs to be presented. For a wonderful gastronomic evening in the comfort of your home, the formula is perfect. Francis Blais and his brigade are going for this Festin de l’amour, featuring their specialty, pithiviers, based on scallops from the Magdalen Islands, served with root vegetable gratin. For dessert, chocolate fondant and sweet clover. $140 for two; February 9-10 and 14-15-16 for pick-up or delivery within a 45-kilometer radius.

h3

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The menu offered at the H3 restaurant for Valentine’s Day is refined.

Argentine shrimp, sea bass crudo, Rossini duck breast, variation around winter rhubarb for dessert… The menu offered at the h3 restaurant for Valentine’s Day is refined. Something to impress your chosen one. Offered in a 5 or 7 course package ($75 or $95), from February 9 to 17.

Ratafia

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Ratafia loudly proclaims its “anti anti-Valentine’s Day” allegiance.

Some people like to proclaim themselves “anti-Valentine’s Day”. Not Ratafia, who loudly proclaims his “anti anti-Valentine’s Day” allegiance. For complete romantics, the menu promises to impress, in variations of pink. Details are to come, but two choices of starter, main course, pre-dessert and dessert are offered for $150 (regular or vegetarian). On February 14, a bouquet of flowers at your table is included (and can be added by pre-order on February 13, 15, 16 and 17).

Édouard and Léo

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Édouard and Léo’s box for two

Make your sweetheart or sweetheart’s heart beat faster with the box for two from Édouard and Léo. Everything is almost ready, a few steps in the oven and assembly and presto! your meal is served. To be enjoyed, in order or disorder: scallop and shrimp pithiviers and pear mostarda, beetroot and grilled fennel salad, guinea fowl from the Kégo farm with salsify mousseline and Bordeaux sauce, without forgetting dessert, a tartlet with pistachio, morello cherry and mascarpone cheese. $138 for two, free from February 14 to 17, for pick-up or delivery.

Crazy!

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There is love in the air at Toqué!, on February 10 and 14 in particular.

There is love in the air at Toqué!, on February 10 and 14 in particular. A 7-course menu for lovers has been imagined by the team with scallops from the Magdalen Islands, bourgots from Rimouski, foie gras from Carignan, without forgetting chocolate. To treat yourself, extra truffle and caviar. $205 per person.

India Rosa

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The two addresses of India Rosa await you to celebrate the celebration of love in colors and flavors.

The two addresses of India Rosa await you to celebrate the celebration of love in colors and flavors. Treat yourself to a three-course menu featuring several local specialties: vegetable tiki, salmon tartare in puri, lamb kofta, kerla masala-style giant shrimp, and several sides, including the famous baked naan bread in the tandoor oven. Available February 14 only, $89 per person or $134 with the deal, which includes a cocktail and two glasses of wine.

Workshop with Cat Fabi and Steve Beauséjour

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The inspiring couple of sommeliers formed by Cat Fabi and Steve Beauséjour do not hide their love for natural wines.

The inspiring couple of sommeliers formed by Cat Fabi and Steve Beauséjour do not hide their love for natural wines. Take part in an intimate and festive workshop with them to discover these wines, on February 17 at 4 p.m. In addition to tasting a dozen delicious natural wines and learning a host of things about this universe, there will also be aphrodisiac food to accompany! $140 all inclusive, per person.

Labors

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The ephemeral menu of the restaurant at the Le Germain Charlevoix hotel, Les Labors.

A romantic getaway in Charlevoix? This is sure to amaze you. Even more seated at the restaurant of the Le Germain Charlevoix hotel, Les Labors, where a pop-up menu featuring Gaspésie lobster and foie gras from Ferme Basque, among others, will be in the spotlight. For one evening only, February 14, at a cost of $150 per person.

Théophile wine bar

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In Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Théophile wine bar offers a perfect setting for a romantic evening.

In Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Théophile wine bar offers a perfect setting for a romantic evening. Newly led by chef Agathe Salmenon, who has been sous-chef at the restaurant for two years, the place stays the course by continuing to offer tasty market cuisine, where everything is cooked on site, including fresh pasta. For Valentine’s Day, a 4 or 6 course menu ($75 or $90 per person) is on the program. You will taste, among other things, scallops and their sea buckthorn gel, trout ravioli, beef cheek and a chocolate heart with a sweet finish! Offered from February 8 to 24.


reference: www.lapresse.ca

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