By Catriona Koenig Before COVID-19, a large source of Kanata Legion Branch 638’s funding came from renting out their hall for events. Because they also catered some of these events, and offered fish and chips for lunch each Friday, people started to recognize the Legion as a place to get a good meal. “Every Friday, […]
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.
Town, the petite restaurant on Elgin Street has been discretely setting the standard for restaurants in Ottawa with its masterful and intimate reimagining of traditional Italian comfort food. The galley rows of tables-for-two, plentiful bar and peak-in stainless steel kitchen cue guests that they are there to luxuriate. And it’s hard not to. Town is […]
Apt613 checked out the menu at the latest British invasion in the Byward Market. Opened in early 2016, The Red Lion takes over the prime corner at Clarence and Parent previously occupied by Empire. With a soon to be heaving patio we chose an early weeknight evening to explore the atmosphere and pub fare on […]
The Red & White Gala for Harmony House on Wednesday, Mar. 23, will celebrate its 10th year, and has become one of the city’s highly anticipated annual events, offering yet another exciting and well-rounded evening of culinary delights, food vendors, wine/beer selections, raffles, live/silent auctions, and live entertainment. The fundraising event has been organized by, […]
“Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow hero shine.” — Marco Pierre White When winter creeps up, even in its mild approach, we find it hard to muster up the courage to leave the coziness of our nested wooly warmness. However, each time I stroll past the subtle […]
Arepa, a kind of corn bread made from pre-cooked corn flour, is my favourite food. Of course, I’m biased because it’s a staple in my native Colombia. It also features prominently in the cuisine in Venezuela, where the Granati family, who run Gooney’s Sandwich Works out of an office tower on Laurier, have roots. Gooney’s […]