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13 Flavours to Discover in Eastern Québec

   |   By Julie Aubé

A visit to the maritime regions of Québec is obviously an opportunity to savour fish, seafood and other delicacies from the St. Lawrence. Since these regions are also agricultural, they offer many other flavours to discover and rediscover. From beer and wine to boreal products, berries and edible flowers, here are 13 flavours to discover during your next trip to the eastern part of La Belle Province.

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Maple Sugar Season at Domaine Acer

   |   By Katie Jalbert

Spring is in the air... and it’s time for a traditional sugaring-off party! Put on a wool sweater and your rain boots and come satisfy your sweet tooth in Bas-Saint-Laurent, the second largest maple syrup region in Québec!

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Where to Eat on a Snowmobile Trip in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

After a long day on the snowmobile trails in our regions, you’ll want to stop and relax while enjoying a good meal. Whether you prefer grilled meat or seafood, you’ll find many mouth-watering options in our regions! Here are a few restaurants you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

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12 Roadside Snack Bars to Try in Eastern Québec

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The maritime regions of Québec are dotted with roadside snack bars (or canteens, as they are often called in this province). Each establishment has its own particular history, and each offers a unique menu, often featuring local specialties such as poutine and seafood dishes. Here are 12 that make great road-trip stops!

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Regional Flavours: Labrador Tea

   |   By Caroline Larouche

As its common and Latin names suggest, Labrador tea or Rhododendron groenlandicum (formerly Ledum groenlandicum) was encountered by European explorers during their earliest voyages to the New World. Indigenous peoples were the first to make use of Labrador tea, mainly for its medicinal properties.

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Portraits of Passionate and Talented Chefs

   |   By Le Québec maritime

A good way to get to know a region is to taste the local cuisine. And I can assure you there are lots of culinary delights to discover in the maritime regions of Québec! These four chefs have made it their mission to introduce their patrons to the flavours of their regions.

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Treasures of the Sea

   |   By Katie Jalbert

Our culinary traditions and evolving regional cuisine have been influenced and shaped by all the peoples who have settled the banks of the St. Lawrence over the years. Here is an overview of the seafood and fish you can look forward to savouring in our restaurants and snack bars or during a picnic in our regions.

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