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  • Harvest Season

    It’s Harvest time and before the weather gets too dismal, get out and visit a local farmer’s market. Markets in Urban Ottawa Main Farmers’ Market http://www.mainfarmersmarket.org/ At Saint Paul University (223 Main Street). Open Saturdays from 9am-2pm,… Read more »

  • Flavours of Ethiopia

    July 2013 A few months back, we added a new member to our team – Azeb.  She is one of those most lovely of people, who you know the minute you meet them that they will become a friend for life. Within weeks she became indispensable to us.  Her talents… Read more »

  • Sustainable Fish at the Red Apron

    June, 2013 For the last year, Jo-Ann has been doing research and exploring options for fish suppliers.  We want to be able to offer fish on our fresh meal menu and in our retail store, but we want the supply of that fish to be consistent with our overa… Read more »

  • Bee-Inspired!

    May 29, 2013 We have had a rather exciting week at the Red Apron.  If you are a regular reader of our posts, you will know that we have purchased two hives for this summer’s bee season.  If all goes well, our hives will provide us with 150 pounds of ho… Read more »

  • Quiche Recipe from CTV’s Morning Show

    May 8, 2013 We could’t be more proud of our own Darling Robin Lavigne – Sous Chef at the Red Apron – who appeared on CTV’s Morning show today demonstrating how to use local ‘Farmer’s Market’ ingredients to make a spectacular Mother’s Day brunch item. h… Read more »

  • Hop on the Bus IV

    May, 2013   Join us on Sunday May 26 for our forth in the ‘Hop on the Bus’ series hosted by the Red Apron. Departing at 10am from the Red Apron store we will first visit Castlegarth Restaurant where husband & wife team Matt & Jenn Brearley… Read more »

  • Just call us Julia & Julia

    April 17, 2013 The Red Apron has been a member of Savour Ottawa for a number of years. The organization works to develop and promote Ottawa as a culinary destination, with robust offerings of  foods and experiences for both locals and visitors to the a… Read more »

  • Red Apron partners with Barefoot Gardens

    April 2013 This growing season we have formed an exciting  relationship with a new Organic Garden Farm.  Randi Townsend, a Red Apron Staff member, and her business Partner, Sarah Lawrence have teamed up to form Barefoot Gardens as part of the Just Food… Read more »

  • Life is a Buzz!

    March 2013 Spring has sprung and there are some exciting things happening at the Red Apron, both in and out of the kitchen. Humans began collecting wild honey at least four or five thousand years ago and for most of that time the relationship between b… Read more »

  • Rabbit on the Menu

    February 22, 2013 Recently one of our favourite suppliers introduced us to Le Lapin de Stanstead, a producer of excellent quality and humanely raised rabbit meat.  We have been testing the product for a couple of months, featuring it in pies, and recen… Read more »