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Soirée Élite “Bonne Fête à Moi!” Yelp Montréal au Jello Martini Lounge



Mercredi soir dernier, une centaine de yelpeurs Élites de Montréal ont fait un retour en enfance pour célébrer le meilleur party de fête de leur vie, version adulte! Le Jello Martini Lounge nous a accueilli pas seulement le bras ouverts mais aussi avec un jello shot à la main pour chaque invité dès leur check-in! Les barmaids ont concoctées de merveilleux martinis aux saveurs de poires, margarita et à la fraise grâce aux contributions de Russian Standard Vodka et la Téquila Hornitos 100% AgaveAlia H s’est exclamée « Waouh! » dès la première gorgée de son martini margarita!

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Des petites bouchées salées composées de rouleaux de printemps, de pitas avec trempettes méditerranéennes, des fromages et craquelins puis de carrés de pizza gourmet ont bien balancé le côté sucré de la soirée. Et puis, parce qu’un anniversaire ne serait pas complet sans un gâteau, Bake Sale Girl a donc charmée la foule avec ses cupcakes alcoolisés. Janine T ne s’en peut plus : « c’est les meilleurs cupcakes que j’ai mangé à vie sans aucun doute, définitivement, certainement, oh mon dieu j’en veux un autre toute de suite! » 

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Finalement, les artistes du cirque Poécirque ont aussi époustouflés les yelpeurs avec leurs prouesses élégantes. Shirley D a adoré le hula-hoop illuminé et la balle de cristal qui ont tenus nos invités hypnotisés pour une bonne partie de la soirée. Puis, pour faire notre BA de la soirée, la propriétaire du Jello Martini Lounge nous a partagée son histoire avec le Centre Batshaw pour la famille et la jeunesse, organisme à but non lucratif pour lequel les yelpeurs ont fait de généreux dons au courant de la soirée.

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Un dernier merci spécial va au photographe Mathieu Sparks pour son talent à capturer la jeunesse des yelpeurs de Montréal! Vous pouvez en voir encore plus via Flickr, vous pouvez aussi jaser de la merveilleuse soirée sur le Chat et lire les avis complets ici.

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À la prochaine,
Marie-Pier R 
Chef de communauté, Yelp Montréal

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Last Wednesday night, a hundred Montreal Yelp Elites went back in time to revisit their childhood for the best birthday party ever! Jello Martini Lounge welcomed us not only with arms wide open, but also with a jello shot in hand for every guest as soon as they checked-in! The barmaids mixed marvellous martinis with the generous help of Russian Standard Vodka and Hornitos Tequila 100% Agave. Their creations included delicious flavours including pear, margarita and strawberry inspired martinis. “Waouh!” was the first word out of Alia H's mouth after the first taste of her margarita martini!

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Small savoury bites featuring spring rolls, pitas and mediterranean dips, cheese and crackers as well as gourmet pizza bites were essential to balance out the sweet side of the evening! Since a birthday wouldn’t be complete without a cake, Bake Sale Girl charmed the crowd, and especially Janine T, with boozy cupckaes. « The best friggin' cupcake that I have ever tasted, hands down, no contest, ohmygod I want another one right now! »

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Finally, artists from the circus Poécrique left yelpers breathless with their elegant prowess. Shirley D “loved the entertainment with the flashing light hula hoop and the crystal ball" that kept the audience hypnotized for a good part of the evening. And, for our good deed of the day, the owner of Jello Martini Lounge also shared with us her story and experience with the Batshaw Center for Family and Youth, a non-profit for which yelpers made donations throughout the evening.

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One last special thank you goes out to Mathieu Sparks, the photographer of the night who captured Montreal's youthful yelpers! You can see even more photos via Flickr, chat about the evening in Talk and read the full reviews here.

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Until next time,
Marie-Pier R 
Community Manager, Yelp Montréal

 

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