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Want to indulge in tantalizing dishes by local and international chefs, and enjoy some local wineries, breweries, and distilleries? Now add some authentic Bahamian body vibing steel drumming music and an incredible list of items that will be auctioned during their silent and live auction. That my food-loving friends, are the pleasures waiting for you at Hope for Bahamas fundraising event. The busy mastermind […]

I like my martinis extra dirty with olives; my mojitos with freshly squeezed lime juice as opposed to lime cordial; and my gin with a splash of St. Germain. I know what I like in my drinks, just like you do! We all have our preferences when it comes to our favorite drinks; a key ingredient to […]

Envision an evening where you are dining in a beautifully decorated dome with accents of autumn treasures, cuddled in front of the indoor fireplace as you and your loved ones dine on an extravagant meal prepared by a celebrity chef under a star-filled sky. Now envision this experience becoming a reality, that is what Récolte Fall Harvest Dinner is all about. Dinner4Four Co. who brought […]

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 […]

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 […]

For a food lover, there exists but one perfect and harmonious marriage…that of wine and food. From rich and savoury dishes to the lightest of cuisines, nothing compliments them better than wine. Guests at this year’s Ottawa Wine and Food Festival will have the opportunity to enjoy such experiences. To discover and learn about the world’s top […]

When a good part of your childhood was spent in South Korea and you’ve developed a fondness for their unique culinary flavours (especially for Bulgogi and the ever-so pungent Kimchi), you become super excited when you receive an invitation by your alma mater to attend an elaborate Korean dinner featuring a 2 Michelin Star Chef […]

“The world on the tip of your tongue” is this year’s motto for Ottawa’s Wine and Food Festival. And how fitting of a saying, considering this year the festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary at the beautiful Shaw Centre. With more than 200 exhibitors from around the world including fabulous wine labels and premium brands for everyone […]