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Poutine
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Poutine

29 May, 2014

A publication no less ponderous than the Wall Street Journal has weighed in on poutine, the unofficial national dish...

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Maison McGreevy
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Maison McGreevy

15 Apr, 2014

Peeking over the western walls of Old Quebec is McGreevy House, a stately, Italian-renaissance masterpiece that is as old...

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Circus School
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Circus School

9 Mar, 2014

In Québec, like many places on earth, religion has become less important over the years. One of the consequences...

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The Elles
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The Elles

25 Feb, 2014

Many Québec residents head toward the sun and sand during the cold winter months, but few do it the way...

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Mont Sainte Anne
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Mont Sainte Anne

18 Feb, 2014

Forty-five minutes to the northeast of Québec City is Mont Sainte Anne, a world-class ski resort that will satisfy...

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Elvis de Québec
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Elvis de Québec

14 Jan, 2014

Elvis de Québec Have you seen Elvis? No, not that Elvis, our Elvis. Québec’s Elvis. His name is David Thibault and he does...

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A man flu???
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A man flu???

10 Dec, 2013

In French-speaking Québec, even the common flu takes on a different accent, becoming contested ground in the battle between...

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A scale model
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A scale model

13 Nov, 2013

At the turn of the nineteenth century, Québec City was the military heart of British North America, and tensions...

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Benoît
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Benoît

7 Nov, 2013

The federation of milk producers for the province of Quebec has recently launched an advertising campaign to promote the...

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Food Tour
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Food Tour

2 Nov, 2013

My favorite way to see a city is to eat my way through it. In restaurants, grocery stores, bars,...

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Angel
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Angel

31 Oct, 2013

For three days after the first snow of the year there has been a persistent drizzle in Québec City....

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First Snow
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First Snow

28 Oct, 2013

It is the first snow of the season this morning in Québec City. In Québec, snow is good. Snow...

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Poison Ivy
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Poison Ivy

23 Oct, 2013

In this day and age of warnings, disclaimers, and cautionary blurbs of all sorts, I was struck by this...

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Aldo
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Aldo

28 Sep, 2013

Aldo is my best customer. Aldo is a donkey. Any walking tour of Old Québec includes a stop at...

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