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.
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.
Brand-new Centretown eatery City Goose turned their operations into take-out and delivery services to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ottawa kid who sent their savings to food bank sees donation multiplied by local restaurant Union 613
After seeing this letter from a child who emptied their piggy bank to support the Ottawa Food Bank, local restaurant owner Ivan Gedz more-than-matches the donation.
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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.
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The NAC’s mandate is to bring artists from all parts of Canada to the nation’s capital and show off their talents, and it’s great to see their restaurant getting in on that action.
The Neat Coffee Shop is located about 80km west of Ottawa. It might not be on the radar of the ordinary music-lover in Ottawa-Gatineau, but it probably should be.
Chef Jason McLelland wants to support families through offering free meals and free cooking classes.
Joe Thottungal’s new book, named for the restaurant, is a joyous celebration of the cuisine of Kerala, the state in India where he grew up.
Wheelers Maple is an amazingly diverse place for a sugarbush. They have two museums in rustic log buildings, a playground, a zipline, a blacksmith, hiking trails and more.
Beginning with simple coffee and snacks, the café has now expanded with coffee expert Stevie Pan at the helm. Black Squirrel now holds a liquor licence and their menu is expanding with a new kitchen in place.