Experience Montreal While at the TEC Vendor Challenge, III

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This is the third in a series of posts highlighting the best of Montreal, location of the upcoming TEC Vendor Challenge – ERP for Distribution.

le-plateau-montreal.jpgThe Plateau is the hippest, edgiest, and artiest area of Montreal, and quite possibly all of Canada! Historically a working class neighborhood and predominantly French, it took on a bohemian cachet in recent decades and is now thoroughly gentrified. Victorian row houses with exterior staircases, French bistros, black-box theatres, gourmet shops—the Plateau is the essence of Montreal. New boutiques, bars, and restaurants are constantly opening up.

1. Prince Arthur Street
2. La Fontaine Park
3. Mount Royal Park (designed by Frederick Law Olmsted)
4. Saint Denis Street
5. Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park

1. Billie—women’s boutique
2. Philippe Dubuc—menswear designer
3. Duo—men’s boutique
4. Zone—unique decorative accessories
5. Boutique Bubbles—both men’s and women’s collections

1. Schwartz—world-famous smoked meat
2. L’Avenue
3. Bagel Etc.
4. Le Continental
5. Pizzeria Romeo

Plateau residents take their bars very seriously. You are guaranteed to find a bar on every street corner.
1. Baldwin Barmacie
2. Le Lab
3. Big in Japan (there's a restaurant as well as a bar)
4. Bílý Kun (pronounced “Billy Coon”)
5. Plan B—If plan A (Bílý Kun) is packed...
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