Last year's colossal $18 million maple syrup heist from the Global Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve in Saint- Louis- de Blandford, just two hours away from Montreal is set to make up the story line of another Hollywood movie.
If you missed out on the news, last summer nearly 6 million pounds of grade A maple syrup had vanished.
The maple syrup robbery led to the arrest of nearly 24 thieves, with its final suspect caught just 10 days ago.
Sony Pictures plans to create a film based on the burglary, which will include How I met Your Mother's comic actor, Jason Segel.
The film's director, Seth Gordon will work along side the brilliant Family Guy writer, Chris Sheridan. The movie is rumored to be a comedy, with dramatic undertones.
Word on the film's cast and setting is still under the radar, but we're sure that as long as we get to see Jason Segel put on a Quebecois accent, it'll be a must see.
That's exactly what Quebecois cyclist Hugo Houle did. In a genius move, Houle packed his favourite Quebecois maple syrup for the Olympics and we honestly love his decision.
In a story posted on Houle's Instagram page, you can see an iconic can of pure maple syrup made in Quebec that he says will be shared with his teammates, and it's probably going to be a hit at the breakfast table.
Considering the contents of the Olympic breakfast spread, the athletes are going to need a whole lot of maple syrup to make Tokyo feel like home for the next weeks.
Legit, spring has all the things I love most in the world: sunshine, flowers, fresh air, Easter, and all the maple syrup you could possibly attempt to stuff into your face.
Yes, friends, that's right. Spring is cabane a sucre season here in Quebec, and along with maple syrup (and maple taffy), that means feasting on traditional Quebec dishes, like bacon, beans, and sugar pie.
In order to get your hands on some seriously authentic food, you need to get out of the city and check out spots to the North or the South. Until now, that is.
Sirop: Cabane Urbaine (3580 Notre-Dame W) is a popup restaurant situated in Montreal's St. Henri, offering up traditional, delicious cabane a sucre fare, put on by Terra Perma.
They've got bacon, fresh bread, eggs, potatoes, sugar pie - basically everything you could want, all-you-can-eat style, for the price of $30. They've even got additional items, like maple caviar and "super bacon" (yass), for additional costs.
The popup restaurant closes up shop on April 30, but until then, it's on starting March 18m, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Coolest restaurant ever? You know it. For more information, check out their website.
Sugar shacks throughout Quebec prep for the maple syrup harvesting season by offering huge, all-you-can-eat meals consisting of traditional Quebec dishes (like bacon, sausages, beans, and oreilles de crisse, for example) and lots and lots of locally harvested maple syrup.
I don't know about you guys, but I, for one, am super, super excited for spring. Spring in Montreal means a whole lot of activities; plus, you know, sunshine, longer days, and just general happiness everywhere.
Spring in the city also means the return of one of my all-time favourite things: cabane a sucre season. There's nothing like heading out to a cabane at the end of February/beginning of March, enjoying some seriously delicious, traditional food... and then getting to roll yourself a fresh, icy stick of maple syrup.
And if you're wondering just where the best sugar shacks are near Montreal, then no worries. I've got your back.
If you want to blend gastronomy with the typical cabane a sucre experience, then look no further than this foodie haven. It's spearheaded by the same people behind Montreal's Au Pied De Cochon; but just make sure to reserve your spot in advance, as places fill up here super quickly.
Vegan friends, rejoice. This Saint-Marc-Sur-Richeliu sugar shack offers traditional, delicious, tasty dishes of all sorts - including gluten-free and vegan menu options. Plus the spot itself is seriously beautiful, making for one awesome sugar shack time all around.
Possibly one of the most popular sugar shacks close to Montreal, Constantin constantly delivers on quality, taste, and awesome vibes. For an added dash of fun, make sure you go on one of their sleigh rides!
If you're looking for a cabane a sucre experience that's a little bit out of the box, then look no further. Les Deux Tetes de Cochon offers up traditional sugar shack meals, but with some awesome foodie twists added in, making for one awesome and unique time.
If you're down for an authentic, super fun cabane a sucre experience, then look no further than this awesome Mont-Saint-Gregoire sugar shack. Featuring lots and lots of everyone's favourite foods, plus lots of fun activities (like pony rides!), there is no way you can go wrong at this spot.
Alright, fans of the pure, unaltered sugaring off experience, do I have some good news for you. Cabane A Sucre Chez Dany is a simple, super fun sugar shack located in Trois-Rivieres, perfect to get your delicious food (and delicious maple syrup!) fix.
A super fun sugar shack in Rigaud, there is absolutely no way you can go wrong picking this spot for all your tire sur neige needs. They've got fun activities, awesome food, and a traditional, vibrant atmosphere, making for a sugar shack experience you won't soon forget.
This super traditional sugar shack has been around for ages - and if you've ever been, then you know exactly why. The food is awesome; the maple syrup is to die for; and it's probably one of the most traditional spots you could go to.