Tag Archives: Quebec

Se reposer sur ses lauriers

Lately, I’ve been writing about our late summer trip to Québec City. You can’t think of Québec without also thinking of the Château Frontenac, the huge hotel that dominates the skyline. It was designed by American architect Bruce Price at … Continue reading

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Le Cochon Dingue

Le Cochon Dingue (luh koshohn dahnge), or “The Crazy Pig.” deservedly has the reputation as the best breakfast place in Québec City. I ate there with students a few years ago and almost all of us left with pots of … Continue reading

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Le flétan poêlé

I visited Québec City about four years ago with students and thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance. The buildings and stone wall seemed to have been transported straight from Saint Malo in Brittany. I kept trying to get my husband and daughter … Continue reading

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Garou

One of my favorite singers is fellow Canadian Garou, born on June 26, 1972 in Québec. Garou (garoo) means “wolf” – definitely not the name his parents gave him at birth, which was the much more prosaic Pierre Garand. The … Continue reading

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