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.
With the temperature on the rise and flora in bloom, Ottawans are eager to get out of the house and re-engage with their community. But with COVID-19 a lingering threat and source of concern, this summer is sure to be different from most. Around this time of year, I’d probably be sitting with friends or […]
Small businesses face eviction as Vanier’s Eastview Plaza will be demolished to make way for residential towers
Sarp Kizir: “We knew gentrification was coming, but not now, not during a global pandemic and not at this speed. Something about this just doesn’t feel right and I’m not alone in thinking so.”
Brand-new Centretown eatery City Goose turned their operations into take-out and delivery services to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kichesippi Beer Company celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 29. Since the brewery originally opened in 2010 on Carling Avenue, and later moved to Bells Corners in 2019, it has achieved great success as a family-oriented, community-focused business.
The mind behind Mind of a (Former) Chef, Zachary Resnick, was born and raised in Ottawa and studied culinary management at Algonquin College. He worked at a number of prominent Ottawa restaurants before starting his food blog.
Ottawa is hungry for business: Visibility for BIPOC-, immigrant-, and refugee-owned small food businesses during COVID-19 and beyond
Apt613 has compiled a geotagged map of BIPOC-, immigrant-, and refugee-owned places you can shop for all your grocery, meat, and bakery needs.
Flying Canoe cider can’t sell its product directly to consumers because of the AGCO’s five-acre rule, which states that Ontario cideries must own five acres of land on which they grow apples.
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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.
Restaurant workers, owners and volunteers created this guide to EI benefits amid food industry layoffs
Share this Google doc with restaurant workers you know.
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.