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  • Our Favourite Old Ottawa South Haunts + The Belmont Breakfast Recipe

    It has been very exciting to watch Old Ottawa South become a real foodie  destination over the last few years, and this spring some exciting things are happening! After much anticipation, we see that Oat Couture has opened their oatmeal café at Bank an… Read more »

  • Fill The Fridge for Mom This Mother’s Day

    To say your Mom/Mother Figure works hard might be the understatement of the century, so we want to make sure you’re thanking her in a way that offers her the greatest gift of all – time! Time to spend on herself or with you, her family. Time to do what… Read more »

  • Let’s Do Lunch at The Red Apron

    Lunch may not be considered “the most important meal of the day” by most, but if we’ve learned anything in our time at The Red Apron, it’s that our customers may just disagree. Between 11 and 3 each day, you’ll find our shop abuzz with hungry folks fro… Read more »

  • Spring Cleansing with Renew Cold Press

    CLEANSING though the seasons – SPRING renewal.  Spring represents a season of rebirth. regrowth. and renewal. and as we transition towards warmer weather we seek lightness. moving through this phase with a seasonally aligned juice cleanse allows our bo… Read more »

  • Sweetening Naturally + Maple-Sweetened Cocktails

    We know that not all natural sweetners are created equal… but with all the information out there, how do we figure out what the best option for natural sweetening is? Let’s break a few of the most popular down. STEVIA Stevia is a no-calorie sweetener… Read more »

  • Spring Produce Guide

    Though the forecast is calling for snow this week (eeeek!), we’re hopeful still that Spring and the beginning of growing season is just around the corner. Buying local produce is beneficial for many reasons, better flavour and supporting our local econ… Read more »

  • Lumberjack Brunch in Support of Candlelight Dinners

    Every year, late into the winter as we await Spring’s imminent arrival and celebrate all things maple, we host an event lovingly known as our Lumberjack Brunch.  It’s a casual, family-style meal shared with our community in support of a cause near to o… Read more »

  • The Red Apron Library: Cookbooks We’re Loving!

    When you work in the food industry, staying inspired by the people, places and things around us is vital. When we can’t travel, we look to our collection of delightful cookbooks. Thumbing through their pages motivates us to try new dishes from corners… Read more »

  • March Break Ideas + St Paddy’s Day Menu

    It’s MARCH BREAK in Ottawa and we’ve got ideas for every age to keep you and your little ones active and engaged this week! GET SCHOOLED From exploring Canadian history and gazing at world-class art, to uncovering enormous dinosaur fossils, Ottawa’s ma… Read more »

  • Shop Women-Owned Businesses in Ottawa for IWD2018

    It’s International Women’s Day this Thursday March 8th and as a business that is owned, run by and thrives on the support of womxn in our community, we’d be remiss not to take a moment to celebrate this wonderful, much-needed day. IWD is a global day c… Read more »