My Montreal: Lubov Ilyushechkina / Charlie Bilodeau

As the excitement surrounding #Montreal2020 continues, newly formed pair team Lubov Ilyushechkina & Charlie Bilodeau let us know their top spots to eat and favourite things to do in their home city of Montreal.

My Montreal Questions: Lubov Ilyushechkina

1.What is your favourite restaurant in Montreal?
Le Passé Composé

2. What is your favourite dessert place in Montreal?
Radikal Dezzertz (ice cream place)

3. What is your favourite activity away from the rink in Montreal?
Enjoying the sightseeing, walking everywhere.

4. What is your favourite place to shop in Montreal?
Winners or Marshall

5. What is your favourite winter activity in Montreal? Summer?
Haven’t gone through a winter yet. Summer – sightseeing, just being outside is very pleasant.

6. Is there anything specific fans should know about Montreal?
The Botanical Garden is gorgeous!!!

7. What is the most exciting thing about living in Montreal?
It composes European architecture with the Canadian approach and lifestyle. Very enjoyable city yet very mobile and multifunctional.

8. Where is the best selfie location in Montreal?
In the Old Port, at the Olympic stadium, Botanical Garden.

9. If someone only had one day in Montreal, what are some things you would recommend them doing/seeing?
Depends on the time of the year, maybe visit the Olympic stadium. There you’ll get to know a bit about Canadian history and heritage, have a chance to see all Montreal from high up if you go up on the Tour de Montreal. Also nearby there is a Biodome where you can say hi to different animals or virtually fly into the space in the Planetarium. Right across the street the gorgeous Botanical Garden will welcome you with it’s warm green hug.

10. Where is your favourite place to unwind and catch up with friends in Montreal?
My home

My Montreal Questions: Charlie Bilodeau

1.What is your favourite restaurant in Montreal?
Joe Beef

2. What is your favourite activity away from the rink in Montreal?
Biking in Montreal

3. What is your favourite place to shop in Montreal?
Laurier street

4. What is your favourite winter activity in Montreal? Summer?
1. Walk outside around the place des arts and see their winter installations. 2. Biking

5. What is the most exciting thing about living in Montreal?
The dynamic of all the different neighbourhoods and visiting them

6. Where is the best selfie location in Montreal?
Old Port

7. If someone only had one day in Montreal, what are some things you would recommend them doing/seeing?
Old Port

8. Where is your favourite place to unwind and catch up with friends in Montreal?
A café on Laurier street or Mont-Royal street