Chowing Down

Another day, another food truck.  This time - Chow Down.  Located on a rather uninspiring corner, Woodroffe and Byron, diners who take advantage of the limited seating have a chance to watch the traffic along Richmond.  A Shouldice Farms stand allows for patrons to pick up some fresh veggies - which allowed me to impulse... Continue Reading →

Red Roaster

If you haven't heard of the Red Roaster by now, you must not be following the Ottawa street food scene! The Red Roaster truck is the one which had a bit of bad luck with respect to its original location.  The city had initially assigned a place near the Museum of Nature - which, one... Continue Reading →

A Visit to Bonita’s Cantina

I am declaring 2013 the Year of the Food Truck in Ottawa.  I, like many other Ottawa residents, have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the food trucks on the city's streets.  I missed the big launch that was held at city hall a few weeks ago due to confusion about the time (I have... Continue Reading →

Bon Appetit

One of the highlights on Ottawa's food and wine calendar is the annual Bon Appetit cocktail party and charity fundraiser.  Celebrating its 17th year, Bon Appetit Ottawa is now held out in the bush by the airport at the Ernst & Young Centre. Ron Eade, of Omnivore's Ottawa, stated that attendance was down this year... Continue Reading →

Kichesippi Beer Co’s Third Birthday

Kichesippi Beer Co. opened its doors only 3 short years ago and chose to celebrate the occasion by throwing open the doors to the brewery facility on April 28th and inviting the beer-adoring public to come eat, drink and be merry.  Kids, dogs and adults alike invaded the brewery and embraced the beautiful sunny day.... Continue Reading →

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