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GROUNDED at The Gladstone with Alexis Scott

She’s got it all. Beauty. Brains. A body as finely honed as a Sidewinder missile. That’s her job, and her passion. Fighter pilot. Ace. So what happens when she’s a big success at motherhood, too? Iran. Iraq. Afghanistan. This is how it is when our feminism is really on the line. Eleanor Crowder directs. Alexis […]

Snubbing Ottawa? Keeping our place with Canada’s foodie greats

The only two restaurants from Ottawa on Maclean’s top 50 list of best Canadian restaurants are Play Food & Wine and Sidedoor, but the critics don’t agree. Are these the only two restaurants in Ottawa worthy of being named Canada’s crème de la crème? It seems the popular weekly magazine improperly selected the title of their article – again. On September […]

Play – It’s getting better…

I was going to title this review “not so fun” since my first experience at Play was just that. I went with a group of friends on the first Friday the restaurant was open. Everything was wrong but the food. There were 5 red wines available by the glass – how one can offer 5 […]

New Kid on the Block

Play Stephen Beckta’s new wine and cheese shop on Sussex Drive is now scheduled to open on January 30th. (One month behind schedule but who’s counting?).