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Yelp Montreal’s Photo Expedition in the Golden Square Mile



Yelp Montreal's most adventurous Elites took a mini expedition in the historic Golden Square Mile on the coldest day of the year so far, but the Funny Useful Cool company kept us warm! Check out the professional photos by Jean-Michael Seminaro and the awesome reviews and photos posted by Yelpers here.

From the bright modern lobby of the Meridien Versailles, through it's newly renovated rooms, into the soft pink Ridi restaurant and back we journeyed stopping for photo tips from professional photographer Marko Kulik, owner and operator of Photo Tour Montreal, whose bright abstract local city by night scenes hung on the walls. We travelled over the icey street and back in time to the 19th century heritage building that houses the Hotel Chateau Versailles. "This space is more classic in terms of its architecture" Ann T "found myself thinking I could totally book a room there for a weekend just for the hell of it. OK, OK, I would do it for the food – you got me!"  Delicious delicate plates of procciuto and fig, chicken and pineapple, risotto balls and more from the Ridi chef began to circulate, cellist Justin Wright of Sweet Mother Logic serenaded us sweetly and we sipped more Ruffino Libaio  and Vivolo di Sasso Merlot, and cool Kronenbourg 1664, and all was well with the world…

All of the Yelpers who were present are in the running to win a night at in a Deluxe Room at the Meridien by writing the most Funny Useful Cool reviews they can for the event, and adding amazing photos – the Yelpers with the most total likes and FUC votes by one week from the ever will win, so vote for you favorite reviews here, and to vote on photos go to the Yelp Elite Event Expedition in the Golden Square Mile business page using the mobile app. Download the app (bit.ly/theyelpapp) and keep an eye on the Yelp listing on your smartphones to vote on photos and reviews as they come in!

 

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Les Élites les plus aventuriers de Yelp Montréal ont fait une petite excursion dans le quartier historique du Mille Carré Doré en une de ces premières soirées frigides de la saison. Heureusement, la bonne compagnie Drôle Utile Cool nous a bien réchauffé! Mille mercis aux Yelpeurs et à leurs invités qui ont rendu cette soirée magique!

Du hall d'entrée de l'Hôtel le Méridien vers une de leur chambres récemment rénovées, jusqu'au restaurant adjacent, le Ridi, pour ensuite revenir vers le hall pour recevoir des astuces photos du professionnel de la photo Marko Kulik, proprio et opérateur de Photo Tours Montreal, et pour en savoir plus sur son exposition de scènes abstraites de nuits locales qui orne les murs. Nous avons ensuite voyagé de l'autre côté de la rue glacée pour retourner au 19e siècle dans les deux maisons qui composent l'Hôtel Château Versailles. « Un lieu plus classique de par son architecture », Ann T dit « je me suis trouvée à croire que je pourrait très bien y réserver un chambre pour le weekend juste pour le fun. Ok, Ok, Ok, je le ferais pour la bouffe – vous m'avez eue! » Des assiettes délicates et délicieuses de prosciutto et figues, poulet et ananas, boules de risotto frites, et autres du chef du Ridi ont circulé, et le violoncelliste Justin Wright de Sweet Mother Logic nous a fait la sérénade pendant que nous dégustions des verres de Ruffino Libaio, de Merlot Vivolo di Sasso, et des bouteilles de Kronenbourg. Tout allait bien dans le meilleur des mondes!

Tous les Yelpeurs présents courent la chance de gagner une nuit dans une chambre deluxe du Méridien en écrivant l'avis le plus Drôle Utile Cool et en ajoutant leurs photos de la soirée à l'événement. Le Yelpeur avec le plus de « j'aime » et de DUC d'ici une semaine se méritera le grand prix. Pour voter, suffit de visiter la page du commerce Yelp Elite Event Expedition at the Golden Square Mile en utilisant l'appli mobile. Téléchargez-le (bit.ly/theyelpapp) et gardez l'oeil sur les listings Yelp dès votre téléphone intelligent pour voter sur les photos et les avis en temps réel!

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