Category: Food

There is the love of food, and then there is A LOVE FOR FOOD! There aren’t many things in life for which I would wake up at midnight, but for outstanding food, I will always make the exception! Just like Cinderella at the stroke of midnight, I placed my reservation at the highly coveted Pied […]

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 […]

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. […]

Where else can you drink the world’s only one-of-a-kind tomato wine, and venture into a true bootlegger bar with hidden chambers and concealed bars then be whisked away in a jaw-dropping helicopter ride to the top of a mountain to enjoy a postcard scenery? The answer my food and travel loving friends, is the beautiful Charlevoix region. Charlevoix should […]

Gone are the days where a cocktail was just a cocktail. Today, we see an exciting new surge of enthusiasm regarding mixology. Much like a chef in the kitchen, these barchefs are taking cocktail making to a whole new level! We are seeing talented bartenders displaying their innovative skills in the most unique manner ever when […]

Being an Ottawa native, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to not only talk about my hometown, but also share with you some of the great events that are lined up for the Nation’s Capital. My article, Enjoying Ottawa in 2017 featured in Modern Mississauga, highlights the amazing attractions and activities that locals and tourists can take part in […]