After an early flight and a quick breakfast with one of my besties, I was excited to begin exploring downtown Montreal. This is my first trip during the famous Montreal Grand Prix weekend, and the rumors are true about the buzz in the city, not to mention the great weather for wearing my new shoes and skirts!
But so much for early morning flights, since instead of wandering the streets of Old Montreal or shopping on rue Saint Catherine, all I could think about was a cozy blanket and a cuddly pillow. So I made my way to my hotel and before I knew it, I missed my planned big day out.
I woke up right on time to observe the end of the workday from the window of the 36th floor of my hotel room. I figured that tourism could wait until the next day and instead of venturing out, I indulged in an hour-long bubble bath with Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert. Following the bath, styling my hair and doing my make up, it was time for my dinner date with E.I am wearing: ♥ Juicy Couture Bow Pullover ♥ Aldo Basenji Cotton Clutch
Based on his suggestion, we went to boulevard Saint Laurent and the warm atmosphere of Buonanotte. Filled with sounds of the 80s and 90s coming from the speakers, Buonanotte serves new age Italian cuisine to a crowd of beautiful people. Following a prosciutto platter and a glass of Merlot, I got to savor the entrée: a delectable seafood linguine.
Being Grand Prix week, of course there was a Formula One driver also eating at Buonanotte that night. Robert Wickens is a driver from the Virgin Formula One team. E knew him, so we said hello but I was too shy for a photo!
As we wandered back through the streets of Montreal to our hotel, I couldn’t help but look forward to a restful evening and postpone my plans to explore.
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