Thursday, March 10, 2016
Chocolate is everywhere at Easter time, but if you want the very best, you need to know where to go! Here are some suggestions for your very own Easter chocolate hunt right in the heart of Québec City.
Érico chocolaterie pâtisserie
Why go: To try their 10 delicious flavours of hot chocolate (don’t miss the espresso!) and to sample both classic and daringly innovative filled chocolates. A small chocolate museum is right beside the shop for your added enjoyment.
Where: 634 rue St-JeanCredit: Guy Lessard
Why go: To try exciting original products like their fudge sausage and to enjoy a stroll through the Petit-Champlain district.
Where: 16 rue Cul-de-sacCredit: Guy Lessard
Why go: To lay hands on one of their original products like their personalized chocolate fondues and their dozens of beautiful, hand-painted eggs and moulded chocolates.
Where: 65 boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Québec Public Market
Why go: To kill two birds with one stone by shopping for your Easter meal ingredients while sampling maple syrup and other maple products on site.
Where: 160 quai Saint-André
Why go: To taste their scrumptious pastries such as their macaroons or their kouign-amanns from Britanny and to give in to their incredible array of eclairs.
Where: 225 rue Saint-Joseph EstCredit: OTQ