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  • Taste of the Glebe

    January 2012 For what we believe is the 5th year, we participated last week in the Taste of the Glebe.  This annual event features food business from the Glebe and surrounding area, local micro breweries, and mostly Ontario wines.  Attendees pay $45 an… Read more »

  • Moustache Day!

    January 2012 We had been asked by the Winterlude organizers to participate in ‘A Taste of Winterlude’ this year and we had concocted a fun filled day of hearty lumberjack fare for the end of the month.  Unfortunately, with just over a week until the ev… Read more »

  • ‘Twas the Day Before Christmas

    December 24, 2011 Twas the day before Christmas and all through the kitchen all the food was disappearin’ and Jo-Ann was a bitchin’ The customers were coming from far and away hoping to buy what they needed to put on the table Christmas day Jennifer st… Read more »

  • Cookie Baking 2011

    For the third year in a row at the Red Apron we have revived an age old tradition – the Christmas Cookie Exchange.  The concept is simple:  gather your friends and family, bake your favourite cookie recipe, and everyone takes home a sampling of each. T… Read more »

  • Niagara on the Lake

    November, 2011 It’s been too long since I have posted on our blog and for that I apologize.  It’s not because I haven’t had anything to say.  In fact, there has been so much going on that I haven’t had time to post. This month Jo-Ann and I took a brief… Read more »

  • 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 »