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Little Jo Berry’s latest inventions

In their sixth year, Little Jo Berry’s (LJB) bakery is evolving again with a fresh batch of new ideas for Ottawa. Owner Josephine Masterson (the “Jo” of Little Jo Berry), co-creator of Bike Yeah, the upcoming Vegans Who Snack Food Festival, and monthly dinner pop-ups, where another caring business takes over their kitchen, is innovating once again with a new product line and shopping experience.

Is Cantina Gia Ottawa’s best date night spot?

Cantina Gia is an Italian comfort food restaurant and specialty shop in the heart of the Glebe, created by co-owners Chef Adam Vettorel and Chris Schlesak who started North & Navy back in 2015. Their vibe strikes a perfect balance between intimate and lively, ideal for date nights. The decor is quirky and warm with […]

Ottawa Café Crawl: The western suburbs

I don’t know if Ottawa residents are aware of how many wonderful independent coffee shops exist in the suburbs. Some feel like hidden gems or special secrets I’ve been keeping to myself. So, I’m sharing several of my favourite suburban discoveries here, focusing on non-chain independent coffee shops and cafés without multiple locations, to celebrate their unique qualities.

Noodle bar pop-up Paper Tiger opens permanent location in Old Ottawa South

If you’ve visited Dominion City or Bar Lupulus recently, you might have stumbled upon a noodle pop-up called Paper Tiger. If you’re still craving their ramen, luckily there’s no longer a need to wait for the next pop-up. Paper Tiger has now opened their own permanent location in Old Ottawa South, serving a variety of small bites, ramen, and craft cocktails with a focus on farm-fresh food.

Apt613’s Ottawa takeout guide updated for 2022

In April 2020, just after the start of the pandemic, Apt613 contributors created a gigantic roundup of local restaurants offering takeout while indoor dining was limited or prohibited. Nearly two years later, with indoor dining closed once again, we have updated the list and are once again urging readers to support their favourite places in this difficult time.

Top 5 Foodie Friday posts of 2021

It’s the end of December when everything goes quiet, and many of us enjoy delicious seasonal treats. But if you’re in the mood to read about food, rather than just consuming it, we’ve compiled our top 5 most popular Foodie Friday posts of 2021 to whet your appetite and help you make plans for 2022. So grab a snack and see what made Apt613 readers the hungriest this year.