Lifestyle & Parenting

mmmmm… maple

March 7, 2014

Oh sweet liquid gold, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.

Sugar Shackclassic shack

This season, add Louis-François Marcotte to the list of local chefs lending their culinary touch to a classic sugar shack. For carnivores with a sweet tooth – and a hankering for a blast-from-the-past experience! — La Tablée des Pionniers, about an hour and a half north of the city, is the ultimate day-trip. 1357 St-Faustin St., Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, 1-855-688-2102,

city shack

Another year, another sugar shack pop-up at Scena. This time, Chez L’Épicier’s Laurent Godbout is the creative genius behind the syrupy-sweet culinary concoctions on offer at during Un Chef à L’Érable. Quai Jacques-Cartier, Old Montreal, 514-288-0914.

chic shack

Every Tuesday and Wednesday in March, Old Montreal’s Les 400 Coups serves up a special menu that’s all about – yes, you guessed it! – maple syrup. For all the cabane flavor minus the lumberjack flannel, it’s a must-try. 400 Notre-Dame E., 514-985-0400,

Consider sugaring off season officially open.  —Christine Laroche


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