During the pandemic, it is these local institutions — that reflect and compose the culture of our neighbourhoods — that would benefit from your patronage more than ever. Join us in becoming masked (!) tourists in our own city.
Food & Drink
There’s something happening in the Glebe these days. Something new, exciting, and most importantly, fun. And that something is Thr33’s Company Snackbar.
One sound recipe: Chef’s Table concert series at the NAC pairs amazing food with live music on the Rideau Canal
Spanning three weekends in September, the Chef’s Table series will showcase the work of well-versed Canadian culinary and musical creators. It takes place at the National Arts Centre’s 1 Elgin Restaurant terrace, overlooking the Rideau Canal.
Much has been made of farmer’s markets not faring too well in the age of social distancing. Chris Penton of Beechwood Market is here to tell a happier story.
When a viral tweet stirred up new interest in a once-popular sarsaparilla drink from the 1800s, Andy Nita of Ottawa-based brewery Nita Beer Company wanted to be on the front line of the crusade.
Precisely four days after opening their doors in March 2020, COVID-19 forced new restaurant Heartbreakers Pizza to close again.
Cook with Compassion is available now for digital download with a minimum donation of $25 to the Ottawa Food Bank.
Corner Peach is about to become a Corner Store, selling prepared meals, bread, wine, and their popular casse-croute menu.
When Javeed Ahmed, 29, lost his job due to COVID-19 in April, he never thought that two months later he would be considering leaving marketing for good to sell chocolate chip cookies.
The #MyOttawa Pass is an initiative that will help Ottawa residents explore the city while enjoying discounts at local businesses.
June’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to the Young Arts Leaders Collective to support the inclusion of free art with takeout orders at local restaurants.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three 613 businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: The Art House Cafe.
It’s a unique pivot for a streetwear company, but one that showcases their connection and dedication to our city and community.
Arlo is the soon-to-be-opened new restaurant replacing the former Beerocracy at 340 Somerset West. Before that, it was the legendary Centretown Pub, a pillar of Ottawa’s gay community. Walking the space, even amid the renovations, it takes only a bit of imagination to picture Arlo completed. The room has an electricity all its own. Alex McMahon is especially animated when talking about his plans.
As a proud citizen of Ottawa and hot sauce fan, Rice Honeywell couldn’t resist buying the Ottawa Hot Sauce Box from Heating up the Capital, which featured top sauces from seven Ottawa hot sauce makers, and was inspired to film some video reviews.