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  • 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 »

  • Take the Challenge!

    This month in the OSCAR article and on our blog, I challenged our customers and readers to shop & cook a week’s worth of meals for their family, using the shopping list and recipes created and posted in our blog/article.  Well to my great joy, one… Read more »

  • We Have a Winner!

    January 31, 2013 Our regular weekly client Tuula was today’s lucky winner of 2 passes to the Nordik Spa in Chelsea. ‘Wow! That’s a very happy surprise!’ Tuula replied, when we notified her. Thank you to everyone who enjoyed our Spa Inspired menus this… Read more »

  • High School

    January 2012 Last week I had the pleasure of leading a cooking workshop for a group of grade 11 and 12 students at St. Paul’s High School in Ottawa’s west end.  I had been approached by their food & nutrition teacher, Daiana Andreoli, about whether… Read more »

  • Spa Month

    I am not generally the kind of person who makes sweeping changes every January and few of the ‘resolutions’ I make stick for very long.  However, I do believe that it’s a good idea to take stock on occasion of my health, my diet, my goals and ask mysel… Read more »

  • Holiday Greetings

    December 2012 It’s been a busy fall and I haven’t had much time to blog.  As we work on our holiday specials and listen to Christmas music, I am taking a few moments to reflect on the last 12 months. Personally, it’s been a difficult year.  I lost my s… Read more »