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  • Charitable Endeavours

    May 13, 2011 Last week our schedule was packed tight with opening our new store, as well as three charitable events!  On Sunday May, 1 we fed hundreds of hungry hikers at the 2011 Hike for Hospice, and helped raise $100,000 for the good work they do. O… Read more »

  • Juniper Farm CSA

    If you would like to be the recipient of local, fresh and certified Organic veggies for 17 weeks of the summer season, Juniper Farm is starting a CSA drop-off in Ottawa.  By joining our Community Supported Agriculture program you will be able to pick u… Read more »

  • We did it!

    May 5, 2011 After 6 months of lease negotiations, design, planning, construction, and 10 days of moving, unpacking, and cooking, the Red Apron opened it’s doors on a dreary Monday morning earlier this week. Our hours have changed slightly.  We will be… Read more »

  • Almost there….

    April 29, 2011 Only 2 more days before we open! I can’t say we are ready yet, and I can’t say everything is going smoothly, but I can say that we are working harder than ever, and everyone is giving 110% to get those doors open on Monday morning at 9am… Read more »

  • One More Week!

    April 18, 2011 Well, it’s finally here.  In just one week we will be shutting down operations at 571 Gladstone for good, and moving all of our possessions across the street to 564 Gladstone.  We will be open until 2pm on Saturday April 23rd, and then w… Read more »

  • 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 »