• 11 days of Feasting!

    January 6, 2011 We have just returned to work after a lovely 11 day vacation.  The Red Apron was closed from the 24th of December to the 4th of January, and while everyone else was driving and flying east, west and south, I headed north to my Riverhous… Read more »

  • C’est Delish

    While enjoying my week off at the Riverhouse, I have been spending a bit of time in the lovely town of Wakefield.  My good friend Eva was having her blow-out sale at Boutique Burro Borracho, and while visiting her, we popped into her neighbour’s place… Read more »

  • Art-is-In Grand Opening

    Jo-Ann and I got up really early yesterday morning to hit the new Art-is-In bakery before coming to work.  For those who haven’t heard, Stephanie & Kevin have just moved to their operations to a new facility, and have opened a retail store at the s… Read more »

  • A Taste of Winterlude

    This winter, treat your taste buds at the sixth annual A Taste of Winterlude. Discover the many flavours unique to Canada’s Capital Region from January 27 to February 21, 2011.  Taste of Winterlude features exclusive culinary events that highlight loca… Read more »

  • Ottawa Art Gallery Call for Artists’ Proposals

    Will Work for Food – a Community Arts Project of the Ottawa Art Gallery Open to artists living within 100km of Ottawa. Proposals are being accepted from artists interested in participating in a community arts project utilizing the process of growing fo… Read more »

  • 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 »