Blogger Camille DG of Le Cahier's City Guide to Montreal

Posted: Aug 25 2015

When it comes to Montreal, there's no one that knows the city better than Blogger and Gal-About-Town, Camille DG of LeCahier.com. Here she shares her favourite places to eat, shop and hang out in her city guide to Montreal for The Chic Canuck!


Where To Eat:



Breakfast :

Le Chien Fumant only offers brunches on Sunday, but it is the best I have ever had… and I'm a brunch kind of girl! They often change the menu and when you’re at least 3 (people), it's possible to create huge platters with a little bit of everything so you can share! If you’d like a little something to drink, it’s the place to be. They always have a bartender on-site creating amazing drinks that will perfectly accompany your meal. Get ready to be food-satisfied for the whole day!


 


Lunch :

crudessence montreal

 

I just love having vegan food for lunch. I don’t want whatever I am eating to tire me out for the rest of the day and Crudessence is perfect for that. It’s just two blocks away from my office, which is also a big plus for me! They serve raw meals which are super tasty and offer a variety of intriguing things to drink. They have their own cookbooks and even offer cooking classes. The owner is also the man behind the Rise Kombutcha, one of my everyday go-to drinks.



 
Dinner :

Comptoir Charcuteries et Vins montreal


If you’re looking for me, there’s a good chance that you’ll find me at Comptoir Charcuteries et Vins. It's really close to my condo, so I often go there to grab a quick bite to eat. They have an amazing selection of organic wines and they really know how to pair them with their meals. It's really small so you’re better off calling ahead to make a reservation. They have one of the best squid dishes in town! They serve it with salami and onions and it's one of those meals I find myself ordering over and over.


 


Where to Drink:




The Bar:

barraca montreal

For a quick drink, I always head to Barraca on Mont-Royal. It has been there for ages and has become an institution in Montreal. The crowd is not too young or too old and the atmosphere is always fun. As a caipirinha fan (a Brazilian cocktail), I love that they know how to serve it the right way.
 

The Party :

apt 200 montreal

I’m not a big fan of dance clubs, I’m more a fan of bars and lounges. I love having a drink and being able to talk and actually hear what my friends are saying. L’Apt. 200 is a nice spot on St-Laurent that is perfect for that as it’s divided in a bunch of rooms, as if you really were having a drink in your own apartment.  The staff is always super friendly and there’s even a spot where you can play basketball, as well as old school video games!
 

 

Where to Shop:


la petite garconne montreal


La Petite Garçonne has an amazing selection of clothing that have a boyish vibe, but are not overpowering. They have all the key pieces you need : (monochromatic) items that withstand time, etc.  They have an employee that is dedicated to handpicking the best pieces from a variety of brands. Another cool thing is that it’s near their sister-boutique (1861), so if you don’t find exactly what you are looking for, there’s a good chance you’ll find it there!


 g'glam montreal

I know, it's in Brossard, on the South shore, and across the bridge, however C'Glam has one of the best selections of very unique fashion pieces. You can find very trendy items that are perfect for going to one of Montreal’s festivals. They carry a small inventory, but it is filled with must-have items.
 

boutique rocco montreal
 

Boutique Rocco is a super affordable boutique! They receive new shipments of clothing every week and always carry the basic pieces you need. I go here and often find myself mix and matching pieces together. They also have one of the best selections of Yoga Jeans in town!
 
 
 

Where to... Go For A Run:


 

 
I’m fortunate enough to live near the Mount Royal mountain. I often go jog there after work, I find that it’s the best way to start an evening off right! On top of having the best view in all of Montreal, it’s got challenging hills and flat spots, so you can choose what type of ground you want to run on. If you’re a fan of running or even walking, I encourage you to check it out!



Thank you Camille!
Enjoy Montreal!!
xo

 

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