Category Archives: Restaurants

Transparent Kitchen making delicious connections between diners, chefs and suppliers

A more satisfying dining experience starts with being informed! I almost never get tired of cooking at home, but the occasional trip to a restaurant is definitely a welcomed treat. I tend to favour chef-owned spots where I know the … Continue reading

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Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Chef biking across Canada to promote sustainable seafood

You know someone is passionate about a cause when they choose to promote it by biking over 8,000 kilometres across Canada in ten weeks. In this case, the chef is Ned Bell, renowned for his work at Vancouver’s Four Seasons … Continue reading

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Holland’s Cake and Shake – a sneak peek

Your next trip to Hintonburg just might be a whole lot sweeter, thanks to the July 15 opening of Holland’s Cake and Shake. Located just across from the Parkdale Market, the shop is a welcome addition to the neighbourhood’s already-thriving … Continue reading

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FLUX dinner – inventive, delicious fundraiser for Shepherds of Good Hope

Chef Danny Mongeon of Hooch Bourbon House is taking benevolent dining to a whole new level with FLUX, a dinner club series that saw its first event last night, at Mariposa Farm in Plantagenet. Diners were whisked by bus to … Continue reading

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Teatro Café – a sneak peek

The Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) in Ottawa’s Wellington West neighbourhood is a beautiful building. Filled with light and life, it’s home to some of our city’s finest theatre performances as well as being a sought-after venue for weddings and … Continue reading

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Moose McGuire’s – a quick peek

Moose McGuire’s, a newish pub in the Hunt Club/Walkley/Riverside area, is kind of a special place. While it draws primarily from the surrounding residential neighbourhoods, it’s actually worth the drive for those of us in other parts of Ottawa. What … Continue reading

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