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  • Pop-up-Pizza Night’s at the Red Apron

    Have you ever wished you could wander into The Red Apron after hours and graze over a thin crust, sourdough pizza that’s served to you table side with a cold, locally brewed beer from Dominion City? Or that you could swing by and pick up a bubbling hot… Read more »

  • Pickles and Preserves at The Red Apron

    Whether it’s our Peach Whiskey BBQ Sauce slathered over a grilled burger, Strawberry Lavender Jam dolloped on tangy Greek yogurt or Apple Sour Cherry Jam served beside an array of local cheeses and salumi, our pickles and preserves are the little bit o… Read more »

  • Asparagus Season in HERE!

    This is not a drill: Asparagus season is HERE and Rideau Pines Farm has been bringing us the crunchiest, most flavourful spears around town. We’re excited to welcome their homegrown goodies back into regular rotation on our menu! Rideau Pines is a 25-a… Read more »

  • Feature Supplier: Pickle Patch Farm

    photos via Edible Ottawa Approximately 1 hour east of Ottawa, on 10 acres of land in Dalkeith, ON sits Pickle Patch Farm, where we’ve been lucky enough to source free-range, organically raised pork and turkey for over a decade now. Owner and farmer Aar… Read more »

  • Ways We’re Reducing Our Environmental Footprint

    Social responsibility has always been a priority for us; As members of our neighbourhood, our city and our world, we feel a responsibility to contribute to the health and well-being of ourselves and those around us. Whether it’s sponsoring marginalized… Read more »

  • Red Apron’s Easter Menu

    Easter is coming and the shop is teeming with beautifully decorated cookies and treats, seasonally inspired meals and more to celebrate! Looking to take the pressure off with your weekend entertaining? We have an assortment of savoury pies, delicious m… Read more »

  • On The Menu: Youth Now Farm Pork

    If you’re a customer of The Red Apron, you know we love to keep it local. Especially when keeping it local also supports innovative organizations that promote youth engagement in farming and food. The Youth Now Farm is an innovative farming project lau… Read more »

  • Feature Supplier: Ironwood Organics

    If you’ve ever chatted with one of us in the shop, you know how much we love to gush about our hardworking suppliers and their locally grown goodies. This week we wanted to introduce you to the remarkable husband and wife team Mary and Chris Wooding, o… Read more »

  • Spring Produce Guide: Tips for Buying, Storing and Cooking

    Spring is in the air in Ottawa (despite the fact that some snowbanks are still taller than I am). Getting through the last few weeks of wintery weather is much easier when you start to consider all the wonderful things coming our way as the temperature… Read more »

  • All About Maple; Recipes, Tips and More!

    Maple Month is going strong at the shop, with meals and baked goods filled with our favourite locally sourced sweetener. Our Dinners to Go for the week include maple in so many ways; Asian Spiced Meatloaf – Ontario Berkshire Pork & ‘Enright’ Beef w… Read more »