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  • Burger Week

    April 5, 2011 Last week I had back-to-back burger dinners, which is not something I do every day.  On Monday night my 18 year old son and I were hungry and in a hurry.  I used the ‘Urban Spoon’ shaker on my IPhone to look for close and convenient optio… Read more »

  • The Best of the Planet – Film Festival

    April 4, 2011 As part of a month long list of activities to honour Earth Day, the Museum of Nature is hosting a film festival with an interesting line up of films.  Check it out!

  • Our First Customer!

    March 29, 2011 Today at our new space, the contractors had a surprise visitor.  Three month old ‘Lacie’ had wandered away from her home on Somerset Streetandwandered into our new location at 564 Gladstone!  We knew that when you are this cute, there is… Read more »

  • Baobab Drummers at Cube Gallery

    This coming Thursday April 14th, 2011 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Join the Baobab Youth Performers and members of CHEZA as we celebrate Ottawa’s African Community.  Enjoy an evening of African food, dance, drumming and original art in support of the Baobab Yout… Read more »

  • Why Rabbit?

    March 25 2011 The first time I ever ate rabbit was as a student at Cordon Bleu.  As an English Canadian, rabbit was not part of my normal food repertoire.  One of the girls in the class cried through the entire lesson.  It was one of the many strange t… Read more »

  • Road Food

    March 22, 2011 This March Break, we decided to forgo our preferred method of travel (flight), in exchange for a long 17 hour road trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  My boys booked 5 days of golf, which allowed me the leisure of exploring the small… Read more »

  • Reel Food Film Festival

    March 22, 2011 Reel Food Film Festival The Reel Food Film Festival is back in action with two fabulous evenings of films this spring. Each evening will feature a full-length film and one short. March 24 & 30 Doors open at 6pm.  Film begins at 6:30p… Read more »

  • Join us for a Taste of the Region

    On Thursday, March 31st join us at the St. Elias Centre for a ‘Taste of our Region – Wine and Food Charity Auction’.  Stroll from station to station sampling fine food and wine, with proceeds going to benefit  The Canadian Paraplegic Association of  On… Read more »

  • Come Hike with us

    March 14, 2011 On Sunday May 1st join the Red Apron, and other members of our community for the 9th annual Hike for Hospice.  If you have lived in Ottawa for any amount of time, then you are probably aware of the good work that is being done at the Hos… Read more »

  • @ the Urban Element

    March 3, 2011 Jo-Ann and I were guest instructors at the Urban Element last night.  We do this once or twice a year.  It gets us out of our kitchen and cooking in front of a group, and allows us a chance to interact with customers and potential custome… Read more »