• One Chicken – Four Dinners

    From a workshop we delivered at Richard Pfaff Secondary school this week.  Take the challenge!  Visit our Facebook page for photos. Shopping list 6-8 pound organic chicken 3 medium onions 3-4 red peppers Small bag of baby spinach 2 medium sweet potatoe… Read more »

  • Mad for Maple!

    February 26, 2014 March is  Maple Syrup Month!  Throughout the month of March our menus will feature maple in all components of our fresh meal menu and retail store offerings. You can find a comprehensive list of sugar bushes in and around town at the… Read more »

  • Superfood Cooking Workshop

    January 2014 On Saturday January 18th the Red Apron hosted an in-house cooking workshop featuring Superfoods, as part of our month long tribute to Spa Inspired menus.  This workshop was led by our Sous-Chef Robin Lavigne. Here are the recipes! Power Ba… Read more »

  • Memorable Tastes of 2013

    As the old year draws to a close, I was flipping through my camera roll today and remembering some of the awesome flavour experiences I enjoyed in 2013.  I am embarrassed to admit that, while most people’s camera roll is filled with pictures of friends… Read more »

  • Lumberjack Brunch @ the Red Apron

    Brunch du bûcheron au Red Apron ($) Red Apron, 564, avenue Gladstone, Ottawa Le dimanche 2 février, à 10 h 30 et 13 h Soyez encore des nôtres pour fêter le Bal de Neige en prenant part à notre deuxième brunch du bûcheron annuel. Notre menu comprendra d… Read more »

  • Cookie Baking Recipes

    December 2013 Yesterday we held our annual staff cooking baking party.  We gather for the afternoon, eat chili, drink beer, and bake.  At the end of the day each participant got to go home with one cheesecake, 3 dozen shortbread cookies, 1 dozen ginger… Read more »

  • Christmas Gift Giving, Simplified

    I am always trying to think of news ways to be super-efficient in my gift giving, allowing me to leave work at 4pm on the 24th of December, and celebrate with my family the very next day.  As a result I have developed some tried & tested techniques… Read more »

  • Hop on the Bus V

    September 22, departing the  Red Apron at 10AM Seating is limited.  To reserve a spot email 1st Stop: Joel’s Coffee in Rockland Joel & the Beland Brothers roast & brew organic & fair-trade coffee.  Last year we partnered wi… Read more »

  • 100 Mile Celebrations

    The concept of the 100-mile diet was inspired by the book ‘The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating’, written by Canadians Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon. In the book, the authors talk about  their year of only purchasing foods with ingredients they k… Read more »

  • Tomato Season!

    September, 2013 Although harvest season in general is my favourite time of year, the vegetable that I most look forward to is the ripe, locally grown, picked-off-the-vine tomato.  If it’s an heirloom tomato, even better.  Heirloom tomatoes are open-pol… Read more »