Category Archives: Food Finds

Fondue Parties at Absinthe Café – a sneak peek!

Retro is all the rage these days, it seems. From clothing to decor to jewellery, vintage is in. Absinthe Café is bringing a nostalgic touch to its fall and winter menu, offering fondue nights that celebrate this classic dining style in … Continue reading

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Chefx – making mealtime easier and more delicious

It should come as no surprise when I say that do love to cook. Truly. Most days, the very first thing I think about when I wake up is, “what do I want to make today?” Having easy access to … Continue reading

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C’est Cheese

As a child I really wasn’t a cheese lover, nor was I exposed to very many different varieties of cheese. Sliced orange stuff in a sandwich was the norm until my first trip to Europe as a teen changed everything. … Continue reading

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The Savoy Brasserie – a sneak peek!

A trip to Paris was long considered a rite of passage, representing a chance to embrace some of the best food and culture in the world. I guess having Paris come to you is the next best thing, right? In … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Naked Oats

Naked Oats is marketing-speak for Cavena Nuda, an amazing variety of hull-less (naked, get it?) oats that researchers at Agriculture Canada developed a few years ago. Also called Rice of the Prairies, this grain looks and cooks like rice, but … Continue reading

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Supply and Demand Foods and Raw Bar – a sneak peek!

It’s a safe bet to predict that 2013 is a year of great promise for diners in Ottawa. Various previews in print and blogs over the past few weeks have been singing the praises of numerous new food ventures set … Continue reading

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