Atelier

In late August I finally had the opportunity to experience Atelier.  Yes, experience.  Atelier isn't just a meal - it's a feast for the senses. I heard about Atelier shortly after moving to Ottawa.  I was starting to learn about the food and wine scene in the city, starting the sommelier program at Algonquin College... Continue Reading →

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 →

Meat Season

For many, the arrival of summer is heralded with an increase in meat eating.  Casual backyard parties centred around the BBQ, steaks and hot dogs over a campfire, deliciously decadent food trucks... meat seems to everywhere you turn. I took in the annual Arrow & Loon pig roast last weekend, a suitable end to an... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Foodie Challenge – Discoveries

One of the major benefits of the Ottawa Foodie Challenge (beyond the amazing prizes and supporting the Ottawa Food Bank) is the ability for participants to explore all sorts of delicious destinations, some known and some new.  We had to use Google for a few of the challenge list items as the answers weren't quite... 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 →

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