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Parkdale Food Centre’s latest innovations to help its neighbours in the 613

The Road Runner sits outside at 30 Rosemount Avenue inside a custom box built by Habitat for Humanity. Donated by the Hintonburg Community Association, it’s the first outdoor community fridge in Ottawa, thanks to the caring team of radical thinkers at the Parkdale Food Centre and its incredible local partners. And it’s just one of the innovative programs put into place by the Centre since the start of the pandemic.

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.

#Support613 Gift Guide: For Beer Lovers

Ottawa is home to so many amazing breweries, it’s hard to miss when buying for the craft beer lover in your life. But since you’ve already landed on this page, let us help you spread holiday cheers in the capital with this gift guide for beer lovers.

Dr. Yoon brings her healthy kimchi to Ottawa

Kimchi has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Now Ottawans have a new source for fresh, authentic, locally handmade kimchi. Dr. Yoon, a retired Korean professor of nursing who moved to Ottawa from South Korea in 2018, has launched her own line of kimchi products.