Old Montreal’s leading culinary festival, Happening Gourmand is back to celebrate its milestone 15th edition for all to devour. For the ﬁrst time the festival will take place in March as a kick-oﬀ to springtime where locals can celebrate the warmer weather through the countless mouthwatering experiences that Happening Gourmand has to oﬀer. From March 2nd until April 2nd, foodies and festival-goers are invited to rediscover one of Montreal’s most charming and delicious neighbourhoods and indulge in special table d’hôte brunch and dinner menus from eleven participating restaurants, all at an aﬀordable price. Get ready to taste the diverse ﬂavours and cuisines of Old Montreal’s ﬁnest including; Brasserie 701, Bevo Bar + Pizzeria, Kyo Bar Japonais, Maggie Oakes, Méchant Boeuf, Modavie, NELLi, Pincette, Gaspar, Jacopo, and Vieux-Port Steakhouse.
For the past ﬁfteen years, Happening Gourmand has featured diverse menus with local and international ﬂavours at unbeatable prices. Experience the unique culinary landscape of Old Montreal by savouring one of the eleven 3-course table d’hôte dinner menus priced at $32, $42, or $52. In addition to the dinner options, Happening Gourmand is also oﬀering a 2-course table d’hôte weekend brunch menu, starting at $22 from 8 participating restaurants such as Méchant Boeuf or Maggie Oakes.
Kick-start your gourmet odyssey in Italy with Bevo Bar + Pizzéria’s smoked salmon carpaccio, pizza bianco with porchetta, peppers and onions, and topped oﬀ with a slice of lemon cheese cake. Spend a romantic evening in Paris at the ever-so charming Brasserie 701, and savour their homemade wild mushroom ravioli with truﬄed cream sauce and parmesan, topped oﬀ with their sweet clover crème brûlée. Make a pit stop on the East Coast at Pincette Lobster Bar, where the name says it all. In the mood for some top notch coﬀee with your brunch?
Head on down to NELLI Bistro for their 2-course weekend brunch menu and start oﬀ with their Madagascar vanilla cottage cheese with grilled country bread, strawberry jam and tonka beans, followed by their bacon & gruyère eggs benedict, and top it oﬀ with one of their speciality coﬀee.
For more information about the festival, participating restaurants, menus, and to make reservations, visit www.happeninggourmand.com.
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