Summer Road Trip Day 3: Mont Tremblanc, Quebec

 

 

 

We initially planned on staying in Ottawa for one more night, but we weren’t able to book any accommodation in Ottawa for the third night because a Women’s FIFA World Cup game was coming to the city. I’ve always wanted to visit Mont Tremblanc as I’d seen a lot of pictures on the internet and it looks really pretty.

The ride to Mont Tremblanc was very pretty, I didn’t take any pictures since I was the one driving. In fact, I didn’t take any pictures in the village either because that place was pretty empty. Ironman was going to be held on the mountain 2 days later so I’m pretty sure it was just the “calm before the storm” and the place would be packed. It’s weird that normally I prefer going to places that are less crowded, but the emptiness of the village gave me a really weird vibe.

After strolling around the village, it was time for dinner. We went to a restaurant called “SEb L’Artisan”. It’s a French restaurant and we went for the 4 course menu and also added a foie gras appetizer as well. The foie gras was a special item that day and was $21. It’s expensive, but it was full of flavor and one of the best foie gras I’ve had in a while.

We started off with an amuse-bouche, heirloom tomatoes with balsamic and mozzarella. I’m not a generally not a big fan of tomatoes, but this was an excellent start to the wonderful dishes to follow. It actually changed the way I felt about eating tomatoes!

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Next up was a beef tataki salad with baby bok choi and udon. Yummy.

 

 

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The foie gras we added to the meal.

 

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I had the duck breast and Bill had the white tuna:

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Finally, dessert. The 4 course meal came with a strawberry profiterole and it was divine. Bill went for the cream cheese creme caramel.

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This was one of the best French restaurants we have been to. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. Such a memorable dinner!

Next stop: Montreal

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