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  • Closed for Civic Holiday

    The Red Apron will be closed on August 2nd for the Civic Holiday.  We will re-open on August 3 for retail sales.

  • Closed for Civic Holiday

  • Playing Hooky

    It’s rare that Jo-Ann and I get to leave the shop.  It’s even rarer that we get to leave together.  Never before have we left the shop, together, to share a fine meal at one of Ottawa’s newest and hottest restaurants.  But recently, the team was on top… Read more »

  • No Fresh Meal Service

    The Red Apron will not be offering Fresh Meal Delivery on August 3-4-5 however our retail store remains open during regular hours and our fridges and freezers will be will stocked.  Come in for a fresh pie, some of Pascale’s ice cream, a whole roasted… Read more »

  • Happy Canada Day!

    The Red Apron will be closed on July 1st, 2nd and 3rd to celebrate Canada Day. Have fun, be safe, eat well!!!

  • Oysterfest

    This Sunday, June 27, head to the Whalesbone at 504 Kent Street (corner of Arlington) for a fantastic afternoon of music, beer & oysters. This will be our second year attending this event.  Last year we had two ‘Shuckers’ entered into the Oyster Sh… Read more »

  • Summer Wines

    We are often asked to make recommendations for wine pairings.  Our website now includes a specific wine recommendation for our Thursday meals.  In addition, our own Robin Lavigne, who studied Wine Appreciation at Algonquin College’s Hotel & Restaur… Read more »

  • Now that’s a cupcake!

    Last Thursday’s meal contained the most spectacular dessert – a Decadent Chocolate Cupcake.  We made these cupcakes using an old recipe that contains an unusual ingredient that became a popular baking ingredient about 30 years ago – mayonnaise.  I am s… Read more »

  • Moo Shu

    For years Mu Shu (or Moo Shu) pork was the most popular Chinese food restaurant dish in North America.  In Cantonese this dish is called “muk see yuk” or “wood shaved pork.” Traditionally, Mu Shu Pork is served in pancakes brushed with hoisin sauce. We… Read more »

  • Father’s Day

    Stop by the Red Apron on Saturday to stock up for Father’s Day!