Blog

  • Signing our Life Away

    Here we are – Jo-Ann and I – signing our life away.  As many of you know we have completely outgrown our current location.  We can’t squeeze another person into our space, and our business continues to grow! For the last 2 months we have been trying to… Read more »

  • Shang Winter Craft Sale

    This Sunday December 12th, 2010 betweem 10 am – 3pm the Shanghai Restaurant will host this years ” Shang Winter Craft Sale ” a DIY renegade art and craft show.   There will be a variety of local Artisans, Foodies & Crafters including our own Margau… Read more »

  • Second Annual Cookie Baking Party

    The Finished Product This past weekend, we held our second annual Holiday Cookie Baking Party.  Last year’s efforts were focused on quantity, but this year we shifted our focus to quality, and invested in pretty packaging so that we could easily use ou… Read more »

  • Red Aprons at the Red Apron

    Last weekend the Red Apron was listed as one of the destinations in the Ottawa Foodie Challenge, and we were in some very good company.  Unbeknownst to us, our good friend Larissa added us to a list of destinations, which made for an interesting retail… Read more »

  • Idle Hands Craft Sale

    Sunday November 28th from 10am to 5pm, there will be a great opportunity to pick up some locally made treasures.  Visit Patrick Gordon Framing (160 Elm St., Ottawa, On.)  There is a $2.00 entry fee. The following is a list of participants: Andrea Sutto… Read more »

  • Locavore Artisan Food Fair

    On Saturday December 12 head to the Chrichton Cultural Community Centre for the Locavore Artisan Food Fair.  From 10am to 3pm, eighteen artisan food vendors from Ottawa and surrounding areas, come together for this food fair.  There will be baked goods… Read more »

  • Holiday Entertaining

    The Holiday Season is fast approaching and we will soon be faced with the challenge of hosting or contributing to a dinner, cocktail, or casual get together.  If you are feeding a crowd, consider serving it buffet style.  Setting a buffet is easier to… Read more »

  • Red Apron does the Big Apple

    As most of you have heard, we are hoping to move our business into a larger location in the New Year.  This location will be very close to our existing shop, but will offer us an opportunity to ramp up our production, and expand our retail space.  We a… Read more »

  • Tweet, Tweet

    As most of our clients know we cook fresh every day, from scratch and without recipes.  We have a few dishes that we make regularly because they are so popular like our Shepherd’s Pie, Lemon Curry Chicken, and Organic Quinoa.  We have other dishes that… Read more »

  • Snowsuit Fund Gala

    Get Down and Boogie Be a part of the 2010/2011  Snowsuit Fund campaign.  The Canadian Tire Snowsuit Fund Gala 2010 is our foremost fundraising event of the season, and this year’s edition promises to be better than ever.  This year’s gala is a soul and… Read more »