Since the St. Lawrence by bike’s foundation, we work hard to highlight local companies and artisans along the itinerary.
Comfy, simple and delicious food, The Comptoir gourmand use fruits and veggies from their own production and local producers to insure fresh meal everyday. Here you can eat sandwiches, salads, pastries and decadent cookies – drinking coffee from Bonté Divine located in St-Jean-Port-Joli.
Located in the heart of Deschambault, the Soleil Levain propose various and delicious high quality homemade bread. Sourdough bread, Milanaise flour, and even cereals grown in Deschambault. The result is simply delicious.
Cyclist tip : You can buy a big bread and keeping it a week in your panniers and it will stay delicious. Ask some tips to Bruno the baker.
What about enjoying the river with your nose ? Quai des Bulles do that with the creation of local soap including local ingredient like the grey clay, la mud and seaweed of the river, seabuckthorn, and local beer ! It is original, it smell good, it is soft, it is so good – and local !
And Quai des bulles use his shop too to expose community artisans’s creations.
Need a delicious break or a quick lunch, La Pousse Santé in Louiseville is a local market directly on the St. Lawrence by bike’s itinerary. A perfect stop for all the greedy.
In addition of their local beers in Rivière-du-Loup, the Fous Brassant offers delicious recipes to promote local products and cooking with beers. Yummy ! They also sell ready to cook boxes to promote local food. Yummy again !
Because St. Lawrence’s wine has nothing to envy to any other region in the world, take the tame to have a wine tasting and explore the winemakers who transform soil to wine.
Any local suggestions ?
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