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Foodie Friday: Heart & Crown turns 25, still gets carded

If you’ve ever visited the ByWard Market, you’re probably no stranger to the Heart & Crown Irish Pub. Established by two Irish immigrants, Larry Bradley and Pat Kelly, the pub gets its subtle charm from a not-so-subtle commitment to its roots. From the “snug rooms” to the the floor tile, to the bars made of Irish wood, there’s a clear intent on preserving the spirit and culture for anyone who has been to or yet to visit Ireland.

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Beau’s community achievements recognized at the United Way’s Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala

Breweries are amazing community partners. Yet even among that esteemed company, Beau’s All Natural Brewery has been setting the standard for more than a decade. On May 18, they were recognized by United Way Ottawa, winning this Community Builder Award. It’s really the perfect award for a company that has always paid it forward the support they have received from their hometown of Vankleek Hill, their greater Ottawa community and the brewing industry.

Photo by Kyle Brown (Apt613 Flickr Pool)

Foodie Friday: Michael’s Dolce put a creative twist on a household staple

Michael’s Dolce products put a creative twist on a household staple. Pairing traditional ingredients and flavours in non-traditional ways, Michael begins with the basics and then turns them on their heads. Over the past five years, Sunderland has come up with many an incredible thing—from jams that taste like candy, to the champagne of marmalades, made with pink grapefruit.


Gastronomie : La Maison du Kouign-Amann “Dans le gâteau breton, tout est bon”

Par Christine Goffi Si je vous dis « beurre et gâteau », à quoi pensez-vous ? À un gâteau Breton ? Gagné ! Aujourd’hui, je vais vous parler d’une boulangerie française qui vient d’ouvrir ses portes dans notre belle région. Après s’être fait connaitre en faisant divers marchés comme celui du Carp Farmers’ Market ou le marché de Noël à […]