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  • Picnic Perfect with The Red Apron

    We’ve been blessed here in Ottawa with a beautiful, steamy summer filled with plenty of sunshine – perfect for packing up a basket of goodies and heading into the great outdoors to dine. Picnics provide a great way to feel like you’ve escaped the daily… Read more »

  • Give The Gift of Time with Red Apron Gift Cards

    There are seasons in life that challenge us more than others, leaving us worn out in every possible way. During those times, we know that feeding yourself and your family wholesome meals can be yet another burden to bear. Whether it’s the birth of a ne… Read more »

  • How We’re Reducing Plastic Waste

    Did you know that 40% of plastic is used for packaging? Or that Canadians throw away approximately 57 million single use plastics straws every day? That’s more than 20 billion each year. With staggering stats like that, it’s easy to understand why here… Read more »

  • Grown at Home: Red Apron’s Garden Wall

    This marks Red Apron’s third year growing some of  our own herbs and edible flowers in our backyard vertical garden wall! We are excited to use the thyme and basil on our Pizza’s each Wednesday & Thursday evening, and the flowers to decorate our ba… Read more »

  • Canada Day Menu at The Red Apron

    Can you believe we’re well into the thick of summer and Canada Day is sneaking up on us this weekend? It’s a great time to reflect with friends and family on what being Canadian means to you, how we can do better as a country, especially for the Indige… Read more »

  • Feature Supplier: Bluegrass Farm

    About an hour south of Ottawa in Jasper, ON sits a family-owned farm that’s managed to extend the growing season for fresh, local, certified organic greens that are available in the Ottawa region. Bluegrass Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm th… Read more »

  • Pop-up-Pizza Night’s at the Red Apron

    Have you ever wished you could wander into The Red Apron after hours and graze over a thin crust, sourdough pizza that’s served to you table side with a cold, locally brewed beer from Dominion City? Or that you could swing by and pick up a bubbling hot… Read more »

  • Pickles and Preserves at The Red Apron

    Whether it’s our Peach Whiskey BBQ Sauce slathered over a grilled burger, Strawberry Lavender Jam dolloped on tangy Greek yogurt or Apple Sour Cherry Jam served beside an array of local cheeses and salumi, our pickles and preserves are the little bit o… Read more »

  • Asparagus Season in HERE!

    This is not a drill: Asparagus season is HERE and Rideau Pines Farm has been bringing us the crunchiest, most flavourful spears around town. We’re excited to welcome their homegrown goodies back into regular rotation on our menu! Rideau Pines is a 25-a… Read more »

  • Feature Supplier: Pickle Patch Farm

    photos via Edible Ottawa Approximately 1 hour east of Ottawa, on 10 acres of land in Dalkeith, ON sits Pickle Patch Farm, where we’ve been lucky enough to source free-range, organically raised pork and turkey for over a decade now. Owner and farmer Aar… Read more »