Take an Italian café with a contemporary touch serving up ethically-sourced beans and locally-made treats. Add a dairy case filled with milk, butter and eggs from nearby Cochrane’s Dairy and Stirling Creamery for those early-morning milk runs. Layer on a carefully-edited wall of magazines and newspapers. Combine it all in a Bauhaus-inspired floral shop and the result […]
Two-shot (?two-???t ) 1. (Cinema) a medium-range camera shot of two persons: 2. A two shot is a type of shot in which the frame encompasses a view of two people. The shots are also used to show emotional reactions between the subjects. Local photographer Kym Shumsky has a talent for making strangers feel comfortable. […]
Take an idea and run with it. That’s what Heidi Fuller and Bettina Vollmerhausen did when they created SMAKK. Heidi lived abroad for several years and every time she wanted to send a gift card home to Canada, be it for a birthday or a wedding, she ended up buying from big chain store. It […]
Le Burger Week, a national week-long competition to definitively crown the best burger in a city, has come to Ottawa and Gatineau. Apt613 will be working with the Le Burger crew to inspire the cities’ restaurants and food trucks to put forward their vision of hamburger perfection. From September 1st to September 7th, eleven participating […]
Let’s be honest, it was the bright and shiny “coffee” sign that could be seen while standing at the corner of Richmond Road and Churchill Avenue that initially drew me in. Equator Coffee is located right in the heart of Westboro, just slightly off the beaten path on Churchill. Once you step inside, be prepared to […]
When I was a student, I loved starting my day by walking to Morning Owl Coffeehouse on Rochester Street for a scone and an Americano. The baristas always made my coffee just right, the baked goods were fresh and – if I managed to get out of bed early enough – still warm from the […]
Love them or hate them, the PSL has become a key part of fall.
On November 29, Mealshare, a Canadian social enterprise with the goal of ending youth hunger, celebrated reaching its “millionth meal” milestone nation-wide.
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.
Looking to get your matcha fix? We’ve rounded up some of the best matcha in the city!