Food & Drink
Art House Café has quickly earned a positive rep as a solid new go-to for community, culture and more. Inside, bright lights adorn each wall compelling you to explore the dozens of artistic treasures inside. Every carefully selected piece hails from a local creative professional living and working in the 613.
Sky Lounge, one of Ottawa 2017’s signature events, is an exclusive culinary flight of fancy. With a cocktail and a dinner option, attendees enjoy fine dining prepared by Chef Stephen La Salle and his team from Andaz’s Feast+Revel restaurant as you float 150 feet above Ottawa, suspended by a crane parked at City Hall. Apt613 took to the sky above Ottawa Friday night as a guest of Ottawa Tourism to enjoy the dinner service.
There aren’t a lot of ‘authentic’ Latin American restaurants in Ottawa and it might seem a bit daunting to explore a new place without knowing what to expect. This list is meant to be a sneak peek at what you might find at a few of Ottawa’s hidden gems. Or a guide in what to try first. Hopefully, you’ll feel more comfortable exploring something new this summer.
So you’ve hit the town (or the books) and you’re hungry for some late night eats. Don’t fret, our friends over at Bytown Bites have got ten places in Ottawa that’ll serve you up something delicious, no intoxication required.
Watch: Apt613 flew a drone around the massive farm silo murals which appeared in the NCR this year.
The week was short, but there is no shortage of things to keep you occupied in and around town. Happy summer weekending!
Earlier this year, the Ontario Craft Brewers association announced six scholarships for women in the brewing industry. Of the two-dozen applicants, six were selected by lottery. Two of the deserving women are locals – Jessica Trout of Kichesippi Brewing and Alyssa Kwasny of Beau’s All Natural Brewing.
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
Alright Ottawa, time to get ready for Canada Day! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. With so much going on, we decided to share some of our picks for your best bets this long weekend! So don your red and white and go celebrate!
Par Éric Lebel Microbrasseries, camions-restaurants, musique et compétitions amicales. Tout était au rendez-vous pour un festival parfait. Ah oui, il y avait aussi des huîtres. Beaucoup, beaucoup d’huîtres. Dimanche dernier avait lieu la 10e édition du festival d’huîtres Bytowne ! Whalesbone Trois bars à huîtres, un magasin et un service de traiteur, le Groupe Whalesbone […]
Apt613 sat down with Bridgehead’s Head Roaster and Beverage Strategist to learn more about this local business and all that goes into a great cup of coffee.
Well Ottawa, summer is finally here and fun events are non-stop! All weekend The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival takes place this weekend at Mooney’s Bay, and there’s lots to enjoy! From family friendly activities to concerts Thursday, Friday and Saturday, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Another great summer staple kicks off […]
National Doughnut day happens on the first Friday of June, so if you missed it this year, have no fear! Luckily for us in Ottawa, every day can be doughnut day as more and more bakeries and boutique shops are offering a staggering variety of our favourite fried treat.
From Glowfair to Rallycross to Craftfest to the Beer Fest, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Ottawa!
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.