Alison Larabie ChaseFoodie
Alison Larabie Chase is a freelance writer and editor, an avid cook and baker, a shower singer, a cat wrangler, a world traveller, and an Ottawa native. Read more of her writing at alarabiechase.com.
Bet you’ve never been to a sugar shack that serves foie gras lollipops and double-smoked bacon arancini.
Ten tasty and useful gifts for the foodies on your list, all available locally.
Socially-conscious fashion lovers, this one’s for you: On October 26, the second annual Metamorphosis fashion show organized by EcoEquitable will take place at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. The event highlights the work of emerging Ottawa clothing designers working with sustainable and recycled materials. EcoEquitable is a registered charity that provides employment and skill development […]
The first time I read Stewart Dudley’s novel The Cutting Room, it frustrated me. The plot seemed to be deliberately slow, with information doled out in tiny bits as though the author was trying not to satisfy the reader too much. I put it down after finishing and felt a bit cranky with it. But […]
I love going out for dinner, and Ottawa’s Byward Market is chock-full of awesome restaurants, pubs, tapas bars and cocktail lounges. Sometimes I try a place I’ve never been, but just as often I’ll return to an old favourite. What if you didn’t have to choose just one place, though? What if you wanted to […]
Alison Larabie Chase is a freelance writer and editor, an avid cook and baker, a shower singer, a cat wrangler, a world traveller, and an Ottawa native. Malorie Bertrand wants to help women buy clothes – but not too many. Oh, and they’ll all be ethically and sustainably made by Canadian designers. That’s the mission […]
Alison Larabie Chase is a freelance writer and editor who blogs about food at This Dessert Life when she’s not ruminating about grammar and spelling at alarabiechase.com. Stittsville native Jim Bryson is a fixture of the Ottawa area music scene, playing annual sold-out Christmas shows at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield and frequently appearing on […]