Kingston has a long history of beer brewing, going back to the 1790s. Today, Kingston is home to eight breweries and one cidery, all dedicated to honouring—and putting their own spin on—the Canadian craft brewing tradition. Explore the breweries, taprooms, and patios of Kingston, or take a guided tour of some of our favourites.
Food & Drink
Pushing Patio Season is a new seasonal column to help Apt613 readers find amazing patios that stay open even when it’s a little cold or rainy. This week: Citizen and Das Lokal.
Welcome to Pushing Patio Season, a new seasonal column to help Apt613 readers find amazing patios that stay open even when it’s a little cold or rainy. We know many people aren’t ready to head back to indoor dining just yet, so once a week until the snow flies, we’ll recommend patios that are heated […]
Roughly one week ago, Ottawa’s newest steakhouse, Harmon’s, quietly opened its doors to the public. Although work on the restaurant remains unfinished, diners were invited to see, experience and taste what is complete, and the reviews so far are very positive. At the helm is chef de cuisine Michael Korn.
Ottawa Tourism designed a clever and fun plan to boost the economy for our hard-hit independent retail, hospitality, and restaurant sectors. We thought we’d come up with an experience to suggest for Apt613 readers.
For those who like a good brew and want to enjoy an outdoor and physically distanced drink session, a new mobile beer garden has arrived in Gatineau.
Learn about the new distillery Ogham Craft Spirits, which welcomed Apt613 into the facilities of the one-person operation for a tour and a tipple. The owner discusses their efforts finding local sources for every ingredient that goes into its spirits.
This year’s Feast of Fields event was a sold-out success, and a return to the event’s roots, bringing chefs, farmers and foodies together for a night of delicious bites.
Braumeister Brewing Company, a Carleton Place brewery that launched around three years ago, has just opened a new location in Ottawa’s Hintonburg neighbourhood. This latest addition to the Braumeister roster offers an authentic European beer hall experience. The idea for the beer hall arose from owner Rohit Gupta’s stint teaching at an international school in […]
Coming soon: Justin Champagne’s new restaurant Perch pledges “playful elegance,” sustainability in all things
Chef Justin Champagne will open his new restaurant Perch at 300 Preston Street this fall, taking over the space from Gray Jay, who are moving to the former Canal Oak location.
Over the past 16 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many businesses, including those centred around gaming. In the first of three articles, we’ll look at how gaming lounges have adapted to the pandemic and are preparing to operate in a post-pandemic world.
In this monthly feature, Apt613 asks blog contributors and local figures about their takeout habits and highlights to help you find new tasty treats to discover or revisit. We want to hear about takeout you loved! Leave comments below and if you’d like to contribute to a future edition of Takeout Talk, email <email@example.com>. Highlights […]
Over the last year, Arlo Wine & Restaurant has become one of Ottawa’s most sought-after dining experiences. One of the driving forces of Arlo’s cuisine is sous-chef Mitchell Hahn.
Jasmine van Schouwen: “Festibière ultimately delivered more “festi” than “bière.” If you’re looking to catch some great bands with friends in a trendy atmosphere, you won’t be disappointed.”
Carefor’s Feast of Fields brings together local chefs and farmers for a signature culinary experience on Sept. 15
Carefor’s Feast of Fields brings together Ottawa’s top chefs and local farmers for a signature culinary event. Funds raised support caregivers and individuals living with dementia.