Food & Drink
A lovely recipe that combines Moroccan flavours with the earthy taste of Swiss Chard.
Readers asked Apt613 to follow a popular “Best of: Ice Cream” post with the scoop on gelaterias.
Kale chips might be “so 2013”, but they are also “a very tasty snack”, so.
This social enterprise will deliver you healthy meals, for $8!
Bánh mì, samosas, and BBQ buns, oh my!
We here at Apt613 love hard hitting news. We also love ice cream. So when we heard that Le Glacier Bilboquet, a Montreal ice cream staple since 1983, was opening up its first non-Montreal location in Vieux-Hull, we knew we had to thoroughly research it. And research we did, cone after cone, for the good […]
As the excitement grows around the opening of Chef Matthew Carmichael’s Riviera, one thing is certain, the restaurant’s opulent bar will be managed by the best Ottawa has to offer. Stephen Flood’s barcraft is an effortless extension of his love of people and the good life – a perfect fit for the attention to detail Riviera promises. […]
In honour of the Canada Day long weekend, a simple preparation. Cheesecake Strawberries 1 pint local strawberries ½ cup spreadable cream cheese 1/3 cup icing sugar (to taste) 2 Tbsp orange liqueur or orange flower water or 2 drops orange extract Rinse berries. Slice off the hull, allowing the strawberries to sit upright. Cut a […]
Town and Oz were followed by El Camino, Datsun then Pure and Whalesbone opened branches; Elgin Street is experiencing a full-on foodie renaissance, and its latest contender comes in the arrival of new-to-Ottawa gem Common Eatery. The restaurant, which opened several weeks ago, is part of wider collective aptly named Common that includes the Common Concept […]
Post by Erin Morrissey After the Celtic Cross Irish Pub closed, I heard that Fairouz, a new upscale Middle Eastern restaurant, would be taking its place at 343 Somerset Street West. My experience with Middle Eastern food to date had been limited to shawarma so I was excited to see what an upscale take on […]
When a friend asked me if I had heard of Dumpling Park and if I wanted to try it out for lunch, my answers were an intrigued no and an enthusiastic yes, respectively. Our only intel was that there were dumplings being served on Rochester St, and so we set out on a lunch date […]
Post by Samantha Richarz. A brand new storefront will be gracing Bank Street with a new way to cool off, just in time for hot summer days in Ottawa: Moo Shu Ice Cream & Kitchen. Moo Shu Ice Cream has become a fast favourite at farmer’s markets across the city with their uniquely flavoured ice cream […]
A weekly instalment of what’s seasonal. Cherries are a seasonal treat, yet their price means that they remain a splurge. I can’t imagine doing anything other than enjoying the plump, juicy fruit unadulterated. Which would leave me with nothing to write about. Instead, I’ve decided to focus on apricots. Granted, apricots aren’t exactly local, but […]
The northernmost section of Bank Street has seen many changes to its roster of businesses so far this year. For the purpose of this article we’re specifically covering the section from Wellington to Gilmour, and its surroundings. First off, it is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to several establishments. Some of our dearly […]
Aaron Cayer, owner of Antique Skate Shop has been leading a movement for community-built-change in Ottawa under the banner “For Pivot’s Sake”. The goal of this initiative is to pay-it-forward by engaging youth to develop confidence, to get active and to get involved in their own communities. Hops & Fodder is one of For Pivot’s […]