© Sho-Dan Restaurant
MTLàTABLE takeout menus downtown
The picnic: treat yourself to an exotic culinary experience at Sho-dan, which divinely combines local produce with fine-dining Asian cuisine. Japanese dumplings, tuna tartare with Québec strawberries, and a grilled black cod revisited for MTLàTABLE will certainly titillate your taste buds.
Pairing notes: tuna tartare with Québec strawberries
Monsieur Cocktail Mojito with Strawberries
Spirit-based cooler | 4 x 250 ml | Canada
SAQ code 14685215
Locations: Oasis Plage Saint-James, Oasis Prenez-Place, Oasis Place des souhaits or Oasis Place des festivals.
The picnic: the gaZette Restaurant highlights and sublimates local ingredients. It features a cold soup of white asparagus, smoked Lac Brome duck and spring truffles, followed by pork ribs braised with IPA beer from Brasseur de Montréal, with coleslaw and sweet potato fries. Wow!
Our pairing: beer-braised pork ribs
La Voie Maltée Wee Heavy
Dark Ale | 473 ml | Canada
SAQ code 14493053
Locations: by the river or at Oasis À l’ombre des cosmos.
MTLàTABLE takeout menus on the Plateau Mont-Royal
The picnic: at Virunga, two aficionados of African gastronomy blend creative cuisine and traditional recipes. Start with a shredded Richelieu oxtail, followed by a confit goat shank from Saint-Sylvestre, and finish with a wheat semolina cake with cinnamon. You’ll wonder what the secret is to their delicious flavours. An explosion of flavours awaits you.
Our pairing: wheat semolina cake with cinnamon
Spiced rum | 750 ml | Canada
SAQ code 12362674
Location: Parc Lafontaine
The picnic: fill your picnic basket with the flavours of Spain at Ibericos Spanish Tapas Tavern. As a starter, enjoy a mixed platter of Serrano ham, Manchego cheese and Iberian chorizo accompanied by a pan con tomate; as a main course, choose a delectable seafood, vegetarain or meat paella; and for dessert, treat yourself to Tres leches. What a trip!
Our pairing: seafood paella
Les Artisans du Terroir Prémices 2020
Rosé wine | 750 ml | Canada
SAQ code 14567606
Location: Les Jardins de l’avenue du Mont-Royal
© Restaurant La Rose des Sables
MTLàTABLE takeout menu in Little Italy, Villeray and Rosemont
The picnic: enjoy refined, fragrant and tasty Tunisian and Mediterranean cuisine at La Rose des sables, a little gem on rue Beaubien. On your wooden picnic table, enjoy an egg brick with Oka cheese, a 3 mezze platter to share and a tajine with chicken and candied lemon. Pure bliss!
Our pairing: tajine with chicken and candied lemon
Vignoble Gagliano Frontenac Gris 2019
White wine | 750 ml | Canada
SAQ code 11575731
Location: Parc du Père-Marquette
© Restaurant Cabotins
© Alison Slattery - Two Food Photographers - Tourisme Montréal
MTLàTABLE takeout menu in Les Quartiers du Canal
The picnic: stock up on Italian delicacies at the very pretty Marché Italien Richmond. On the menu: homemade tortellini, Sicilian pasta and a fruit mille-feuille. Simple, classic, and absolutely delicious!
Our pairing: Sicilian pasta
Red wine | 750 ml | Canada
SAQ code 743559
Location: Place des Bassins
© Alison Slattery - Two Food Photographers
Pair it all with beverages from the SAQ
A ready-to-drink bottle of local wine or spirits made carefully crafted in Québec, add a touch of colour and festivity to your picnics. The SAQ offers a wide selection of Québec wines, premixed cocktails, vodkas or gins from Québec's finest distilleries. To share - in moderation - at your beautiful wooden table!