is the reason
they just opened
a new takeout
pewter serving bowl is
from a collection
inspired by the
Vive le uebec chic
Hôtel Le Germain
has great bathrooms.
OUR NEW FRENCH MAGAZINE CELEBRATES
THE PROVINCE’S GREAT TASTE AND STYLE.
TEXT BY LYNDA REEVES
Look out for the premier issue of
Maison & Demeure, on sale February 24!
This month marks a truly exciting occasion for all of us
at House & Home Media.
The premier issue of Maison & Demeure, our
new French-language sister publication, is hitting
Much of the same national coverage that you read in
House & Home will appear in Maison & Demeure. But
on top of that, you’ll find articles about Quebec-based
design and decorating, food, entertaining, shopping —
and, of course, great houses, condos and lofts.
I’ve long been a huge fan of Montreal, the Eastern
Townships and Quebec City. While it’s true that Montreal
is a modern and exciting city, for me it also holds the
tactile pleasures of rural France.
My perfect weekend in Montreal includes staying at
one of the great boutique hotels like Hôtel Le Germain
on Mansfield, where dark wood furniture and soft cotton
sheets welcome you along with Granny Smith apples,
always in fresh supply outside your door. Another luxe
spot is the Opus Hotel, with its sleek colour-drenched
interiors by Yabu Pushelberg, located at the corner of
Sherbrooke and St-Laurent.
Montreal boasts so many good restaurants. I am keen
to try Joe Beef because everyone talks about how much
fun it is (see page 100). But if I never venture past my old
favourites, that would be fine too. Give me breakfast at
Lanvin’s silk clutch bag at Mona
Moore is the perfect shade of red.
Julie Charbonneau’s De Poitiers
in Old Montreal carries her
hallmark: exquisite detailing.
Photography by Robert Pelletier (De Poitiers store)
Don’t miss Lynda making her famous flapjacks, just in time
for Pancake Tuesday. Click Videos at Houseandhome.com.