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A Michelin-starred group is launching its first Canadian venture in Montreal. Sushi by Scratch Restaurants is set to open a 10-seat counter in Old Montreal this May.

The intimate sushi bar, housed in Stillife speakeasy, will offer a 17-course omakase-inspired experience featuring the innovative creations of husband-and-wife chef team Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee. The same tasting menu at their Montecito location in California has won a Michelin Star for two years running.

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Montreal has always been a city of love, and as the weather starts to warm up, it's the perfect time to start thinking about ways to tap into that retro romance.

Whether you and your boo are into vintage vibes or just looking to shake things up, sometimes you can be inspired to move forward by looking back. No more dinner date routine, get ready to hop in a classic car, sip on timeless cocktails or swing dance the night away.

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Montreal is home to so many swanky bars, pubs, and lounges, but if you're looking to spice up your nights out in the city with a splash of secrecy, then a hidden speakeasy ought to do the trick.

Luckily, there's no shortage of must-try hidden bars across Montreal. Whether you're in the mood for a sultry and sexy moment, glitz and glam, or feeling more jazzy vibes — here are a few secret spots worth checking out:

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I won't pretend like I've been everywhere in Montreal, but since I moved here, I've made it a mission to seek out the activities, dining experiences and attractions that give the city its electric allure.

From the food scene to the booming nightlife and the nature spots, I feel lucky I get to learn more about the metropolis every day.

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Montreal has plenty of secret nooks and crannies, if you know where to look. There's a special pleasure in knowing all the best spots in your city, whether it's to find poutine in an unexpected place or to hide in plain sight at a coworking hub. And, of course, who doesn't want to be in the know when there's high-quality cocktails involved?

The speakeasy scene is bustling in Montreal, including at a little place called Le Petit Secret. This Rosemont bar is not only password-protected, but the secret code changes on a monthly basis. You'll have to keep up if you want to become a regular.

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The secret culinary events agency MOPA is taking Montreal date nights to a whole new level.

This ephemeral speakeasy in Montreal has strayed away from the classic rules of catering and lets you enjoy a delicious meal in all kinds of unique settings around the city.

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