Québec City Food: My Big Fat Weekend with Bon Appétit's Rachel Karten | Explore Canada

Québec City Food: My Big Fat Weekend with Bon Appétit's Rachel Karten | Explore Canada

Québec City food is diverse and provided by a community of chefs and local producers, supporting each other. Follow Rachel Karten, Bon Appétit’s Associate Social Media Director, as she explores food at Le Grand Marche in Québec City, cheese at Maison D’Affinage Maurice Dufour in Charlevoix and blackcurrants at Cassis Monna & Filles in Île d’Orléans. Discover this foodie destination.

Le Grand Marche in Québec City is a food hall meets farmers market with a diversity of local vendors including florists, cheesemakers, bakers, and brewers. SNO Microbrasserie Nordik is a brewery owned and operated by Daniel Lowing. This microbrewery focuses on using local ingredients to bring out the flavour profile of Québec.

A one-hour drive from Québec City, is Charlevoix. This area is home to many Québec producers including the award winning cheesemaker, Maison D’Affinage Mauric Dufour. At Les Labours restaurant in the Le Germain Hotel, Chef Alexi Jegou utilizes local ingredients from Québec farmers to create international cuisines.

Île d’Orléans is a region known for blackcurrants and strawberries. Cassis Monna & Filles is the first producer of blackcurrants on a large scale in Québec. Owner, Anne Monna-Lamarre discusses cassis and provides a tasting.
These are just a few of the local producers, highlighting the Québec City food scene.

Plan a trip to Québec City as there is more to explore in this foodie destination: http://bit.ly/2S0O2aA

Featured Experiences and Attractions:
Québec City: http://bit.ly/2RDZGcq
Le Grand Marché, farmers market and food hall: http://bit.ly/2uJ6YT8
SNO Microbrasserie Nordik, microbrewery: http://bit.ly/2uIx9cK
Maison d’Affinage Maurice Dufour, artisanal cheese markers: http://bit.ly/37Cpxa6
Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa: http://bit.ly/37I8xPV
Les Labours restaurant: http://bit.ly/31en8jx
Île d’Orléans: http://bit.ly/36M54yA
Cassis Monna & Filles, black currant wines and Crème de Cassis makers: https://bit.ly/3cHwpFp

Learn more:
Foodie’s Guide to Québec City: https://us-keepexploring.canada.travel/things-to-do/foodies-guide-québec-city
Québec City Breweries: https://us-keepexploring.canada.travel/things-to-do/québec-city-breweries
Québec City Food Trucks: https://us-keepexploring.canada.travel/things-to-do/québec-city-food-trucks

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