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.
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.
Edward Alvarez is a young aspiring chef making his way through some of Ottawa’s famous kitchens. Early on a sunny Saturday afternoon in March, I met with him to learn about his world and his impressions of the Ottawa food scene.
Foodie Friday: The new Heritage Room Gastropub adds local contemporary cuisine to a historical space
With an extravagant yet warm and rustic decor, the Heritage Room Gastropub, which shares an entrance with The Albion Rooms in the Novotel Hotel, pays homage to its space’s historic roots while promising delicious contemporary cuisine. The Gastropub is located in one of Canada’s heritage buildings – the Albion Hotel, Ottawa’s oldest hotel. The restaurant’s […]
Little Jo Berry’s, known Ottawa-wide for their vegan treats, celebrated their first anniversary with neighbours and friends.
Photos by Jennifer Cavanagh Makita Kitchen Bar opened a few months back at the north end of the Glebe’s Bank Street strip. It’s the latest culinary contender in the area settled by Olga’s Kitchen and Erling’s Variety. The brainchild of two stalwarts of the Ottawa restaurant scene – Elliot Gosselin, formerly of the Manx and Caroline […]
New restaurant Citizen opened its doors around the corner from established big sister town. last month.
Apt613 picks seven of the best taco spots in Ottawa.
A local Ottawa business committed to fair trade practices, Happy Goat sources from small-crop farmers in Africa, Asia, Central and South America.
Health nuts in the capital will be excited about Your FIt Mind Body, a newly opened fitness studio/vegan eatery in the Crystal Beach area.
Un nouveau restaurant ouvre ses portes à Aylmer. L’ambiance élégante du lieu et la cuisine raffinée proposée par le chef Kyle Mortimer-Proulx, raviront les clients les plus exigeants.
On November 29, Mealshare, a Canadian social enterprise with the goal of ending youth hunger, celebrated reaching its “millionth meal” milestone nation-wide.
Si vous avez une demi-journée inoccupée,ou si vous avez des amis de passage dans la région, n’hésitez pas à prendre la route et à vous rendre à Kemptville et à Merrickville pour décompresser, assouvir vos inavouables et irrépressibles désirs de consommation et vous faire plaisir.
On a quest to find the best in town, Nachos613 has been reviewing nachos across the Ottawa area since November 2015. The blog has reviewed 40 restaurants so far and have shared some of their favorites so far with Apt613.