Category: Events

What do you get when you combine a love for Mother Nature’s creations and the culinary creativity of a top executive chef in one of Ottawa’s most sought-after venue? Well…you get treated to an intimate botanical-inspired gastronomical experience! Lately, Ottawa has been buzzing with unique culinary and wine events that are drawing much interest from all demographics – from millennials for their Instagram selfie moments to those that simply enjoy the experience […]

Picture this…Veuve Cliquot Champagne, soft petal roses, lush green gardens, an elegant four-course dinner and the piece de resistance…a private dome under the night sky. Talk about a romantic setting! This is Soireé in a nutshell! Ottawa is really stepping up its ‘gourmand’ experience as it will be introducing something that has only been offered in […]

Ever wonder what it was like for the Greek gods to dine so close to heaven? To have the shimmering light of the moon cast before them as they feasted on extravagant epicurean delights. Well, now you have the rare opportunity of feeling such pleasures, as Casa Velas will take you up in the air to experience a […]

An epicurean soirée accented by fine European wines can only get better in a perfect setting like the ambiance of the sophisticated Le Baccara restaurant. A week and a half ago patrons at Le Baccara, located at the renown Lac-Leamy Casino, were treated to a culinary experience that exposed them to the culinary mastery of […]

One of Ottawa’s well-known restaurants has been using a product that is pretty much synonymous, not to mention delicious, with all things French. Last week Fauna teamed up with Bonne Maman, France’s famous preserves and leading brand of high quality jams. Fauna created several delectable dishes incorporating the jams…what a tasty success they were! For someone […]

Le Baccara restaurant at the Casino du Lac-Leamy conjures up images of elegance, refinement and epicurean delights that food lovers have always longed for. And now, it has given us anther reason to! Gone are the days where one would typically only go to Le Baccara to celebrate special occasions or monumental milestones. This is an eatery […]

What a great time of year it is, especially if you enjoy diverse activities and taking in the sights, sounds and flavours of Montreal, Quebec. To kick start the summer, I had the pleasure of covering the world famous Montreal International Jazz Festival thanks to Montreal Tourism and to the festival’s coordinators. Working alongside Modern Mississauga Media, I took in various […]

With my love of food comes my love of all things furry and cute. For several years now, I have supported the phenomenal work that the Ottawa Humane Society does in my community. I had the pleasure of attending the Ottawa Humane Society Garden Party (OHSP) and what a party it was! The evening saw […]

Canadian Eats is an event in which local restaurants, bakeries and food shops showcase Canada’s culinary scene for its 150th anniversary. Supporting local initiatives is something that is very important to me, especially when great tasting cuisine is at the forefront. Restaurants in the Glebe will be putting Canada on a plate during Canadian Eats, an exciting new signature event […]

Mangia! Mangia! Italians do know their food and we love them for it! How can we not?! Italian cuisine is synonymous with traditional rustic dishes, flavourful full bodied wines and the love of sharing with family and friends. Italian food lovers will be thrilled to hear that Ottawa will be having its very own Italian wine and food show. […]