Blog

  • Wasn’t that a party?

    On Saturday October 22nd, the Red Apron hosted our first ever sit down dinner.  Our 33 guests paid $125 to join us in a celebration of our local farmers and the produce that that grow.   The 8 course menu featured all Ontario & Quebec produce and w… Read more »

  • Dinner on the Farm

    October 31, 2011 As many of our clients are already aware, the Red Apron strives to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible.  Part of this effort includes saving all our vegetable waste and supplying it to our farmers.  Because our vegetable waste… Read more »

  • Ontario Table Book Signing at the Red Apron

    Join us on Saturday December 3rd from 12pm-3pm for a book signing by Canadian Best Selling author Lynn Ogryzlo.  The Ontario Table celebrates the good things that we grow in Ontario.  The author also challenges us to spend more of our food dollars in o… Read more »

  • Into Africa

    African Sanctus by David Fanshawe.  Join the Baobab Youth Drummers for a performance conducted by Matthew Larken, with Maghan McPhee (operatic soprano), Rebecca Abbott (pop soprano) and a Ottawa rock musicians for what promises to be a memorable evenin… Read more »

  • Where?

    October 5, 2011 Yesterday we had a lovely couple come into our store for lunch.  They were visiting from England and had read about us in a copy of Where Magazine which they found in their hotel.  It was a pleasure to host some out of town visitors to… Read more »

  • Take the Challenge – Update!

    October 4, 2011 A few weeks ago we had the great pleasure of meeting Lynn Orgryzlo, food, wine & travel writer, and her husband Jon Ogryzlo, Dean of the Canadian Food & Wine Institute.  They were in town promoting Lynn’s latest book, The Ontari… Read more »

  • Lavish Lunches!

    September 29, 2011 Shari Goodman has written a lovely review of our lunches. To read more about it, click on the link.

  • Having Fun with 100 Mile Ingredients

    September 21, 2011 For those who partake of our fresh meal service, you know that we are in the thick of our 100 Mile Menus this week and next. There is so much to talk about with these meals. Yesterday’s dinner featured pears from Halls Orchards near… Read more »

  • 100 Mile Menus Start Next Week

    September 14, 2011 For two weeks each year we challenge ourselves to create exciting and delicious menus, using ingredients sourced from within 100 miles of our store exclusively.  We have completed the this year’s menus and the first week is posted on… Read more »

  • A chance to win an evening out!

    Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons, stars Anders Drerup and Kelly Prescott as Gram and Emmylou Harris. The show was inspired by Michael Bate’s March 1973 interview with the doomed singer in Boston. It was Parsons’ last recorded conversation. Th… Read more »