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  • 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 »

  • Save the Date!

    We have something very special planned for October 22nd in the evening.  More details to follow but you may want to ‘save the date’. We will give you a hint:  it involves food! Jennifer & Jo-Ann

  • Urban Craft

    Starting this Saturday September 3 and the first Saturday of every month, visit the Urban Craft Market for locally made food, jewelry and homewares.  This monthly event takes place between 10am and 2pm a the Great Canadian Theater Company at Holland… Read more »

  • Spoon!

    Join the Red Apron this month at SPOON: The National Capital Region’s first gastronomique event celebrating Women, Food & Wine. Turn out to the Side Door Restaurant on Tuesday September 27th from 6-10pm and show your support for woman farmers, woma… Read more »

  • 100 Mile Menus are Coming!

    August 17, 2011 Each year for the last three years we have challenged ourselves to develop two weeks of 100 mile menus for the Fresh Meal Service.  Although you would think that for a business like ours, this would be simple, it’s actually quite a chal… Read more »

  • CBC’s All in a Day

    Thank you to Shawna Wagman for her lovely plug on CBC’s All in a Day last week. Listen to the full interview here. CBC’s All in a Day