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Food & Drink
While breweries did, mercifully, fall under the essential workplace designation, the closures of gathering spaces and bars changed how thirsty quarantiners can access local craft beer.
Love Local Delivery is a delivery service that launched mid-March to connect local eateries with the patrons who miss them dearly. With drivers from Responsible Choice (a designated driving service), local restaurants are able to deliver ready-to-serve and heat-and-serve meals right to your door.
Perth-based Top Shelf Distillers has joined the fight against COVID-19 by switching over one of its production lines to produce and bottle hand sanitizer.
Restaurant workers, owners and volunteers created this guide to EI benefits amid food industry layoffs
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“Although the risk remains low in Ottawa, we believe that this is in the best interest of everyone involved… in order to prevent any potential risk of transmission,” said the co-organizers in a written statement.
There’s a lot of good food in Ottawa.
These were the best new restaurants, cafés and bars of a decade: 2009–2019.
Launching Friday is their Maple Amber Ale with roasted coffee beans, maple syrup and doughnuts — Drinkin’ Donut Ale. This fun group effort is a collaboration between Calabogie Brewing, Ridge Rock Brewing and Suzy Q Doughnuts.
Rooted in Place is the forthcoming epically ambitious beer event put on by the friendly folks over at Dominion City Brewing Co. Scheduled for February 8 here in Ottawa, the party will celebrate our city in an unlikely time of year: the dead of winter. Beer, porta-potties and long johns aren’t an inherent mix but […]
A new brewpub has opened a couple doors down from Bar Robo (R.I.P.) in Chinatown.
Black Gold: Winners of Beau’s Oktoberfest homebrew contest launch their own brewery, Black Rapids Brewing Co.
They were gold medal winners in a blind tasting competition at Beau’s Oktoberfest.
Winter is the best time to look for Community Sourced Agriculture options in the Ottawa-Gatineau region and to sign up or join a waiting list.
Just as news hit that Bar Robo closed in Chinatown, Ottawa’s music community took another one to the chin with surprising news that The Bourbon Room closed its doors.
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