Submitted by Katherine Bennett – It is a cliché that people want to have a neighbourhood place that they can go to where everybody knows their name. When customers are greeted by Sam, a neighbourhood icon and server at Moe’s World Famous Newport Restaurant, that’s the way they feel. […]
Chef Heinrich Stubbe came to Canada almost 30 years ago. A trained pastry chef who initially taught at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute upon arrival in Ottawa, he soon chose to focus on chocolate and legions of customers are grateful he did. Stubbe’s truffles, chocolates, tortes and pastries are all made in-house with the finest ingredients.
Submitted by Jena Davarajah – When heading towards your favourite shops in the city, you might have the chance to stroll Wellington West Street during the lunch hour. If so, there’s a good chance you’ll see a Meals on Wheels Ottawa volunteer with a bright red bag delivering […]
By Jacob Hoytema – Looking for an exquisite taste of the sunny Mediterranean as the fall weather begins? Look no further than the first two stops on our latest new business feature. High-level olive oil and balsamic vinegar have been a passion for Mike George long before he […]
By Hollie Grace James – Janet Nicol was a bright-eyed sixteen-year-old when she left Ottawa behind to discover the wider world. Her time abroad would find her shopping at organic markets in Melbourne, riding camels in Erg Chebbi, and spending much of her time in Southeast Asia, where […]
Amy Fraser and her group of volunteers are using donated fabric to create reusable shopping bags. Read on to find out more about her and this creative initiative. Hint: it’s not just about the bags. KT: Before we get into the nitty-gritty of Boomerang Bags, can you tell […]
By Shaun Markey – Despite its massive size, a gorgeous, wooden front door swings open effortlessly and quietly when Luigi Giammaria welcomes me into his impressive home at 608 Byron Ave. Let’s put the Giammaria house in context. Situated near the corner of Byron and Golden Avenues, the […]