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Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Le Moule à Sucre: ambassador of Quebec terroir
It was in 2002 that Roberto Di Giulio and Nathalie Niemeyer moved to Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, very close to the water. They set their sights on a large and magnificent old-style barn which then housed a flea market on Avenue de Gaspé. Transformed into …
Updated on March 29, 2023
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Café Bonté Divine: a unique roasting house
In 2003, in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, a small café – the first roasting house in the village – moved into a yellow and red ancestral home dating from 1885.
Written on July 26, 2022
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Poissonnerie Tremblay : between reputation and novelties
In Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, on route 132, the sign installed above the red door of the village fish shop has changed from “Lauzier” to “Tremblay”. But inside, we find the same quality products and, above all, the same passion for fish.
Written on July 11, 2022
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Auberge La Marguerite : local menu pioneer
From the moment they purchased their ancestral home located not far from the river, Christian Dufour and Janic Thibodeau had one idea in mind: to serve their visitors with the best of the region.
Written on July 8, 2022
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Marina resto-bar: generous seafood dishes to enjoy by the water
Thanks to its incredible location, La Marina resto-bar is the perfect place to lounge all afternoon or admire a majestic sunset in the evening. But beyond a breathtaking view of the river, this friendly address in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli offers above a…
Written on August 13, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Libellule: conviviality, indulgence and simplicity
For more than 35 years, the friendly restaurant La Libellule has been flapping its wings in the heart of the village of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli. Diane Guillemette was first a partner of the establishment before becoming the sole owner in 2008.
Written on July 29, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Seigneurie des Aulnaies: The transmission of ancestral know-how for exceptional flours
In the mid-18th century, building a flour mill was part of the Lord’s obligations to his vassals in order to ensure their livelihood. The Seigneurie des Aulnaies therefore saw the erection of a first mill in 1739.
Written on July 16, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Roche à Veillon: a dive into the heart of Quebec's culinary heritage
Born in 1964 from a non-profit association wishing to keep people on the edge of route 132 during the construction of the Jean-Lesage highway, La Roche à Veillon was originally one of the first Quebec boîtes à chansons. The following year, the beaut…
Written on July 13, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Coureuse des grèves: a historic restaurant
In a completely renovated ancestral house, this restaurant-café in the picturesque village of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli has been offering gourmet fine cuisine with market flavors for over 40 years.
Written on July 9, 2021