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CALGARY: Organics Delivered

In Calgary, Chicago, Ottawa, Toronto On December 6, 2010 19 Comments

UPDATE – March 2011: Organics Delivered has gone out of business. From a message on their website, customers seeking refunds are being asked to pursue their money via… Read More »

OTTAWA: Fraser Café

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Restaurants On March 8, 2010 0 Comments

Whoever says Ottawa is a sleepy place hasn’t gone to some of the city’s newer restaurants. Fraser Café is leading the charge of eateries led by confident, young… Read More »

CANADA: Localicious by the WWF

In Calgary, CANADA, Eating / Food, Maritimes, Misc., Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver On October 1, 2009 1 Comment

WWF-Canada (the World Wildlife Foundation; not to be confused with the former World Wrestling Federation) is launching a new campaign to promote local and sustainable foods. The focus… Read More »

OTTAWA: Beauty and the couscous

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Restaurants On April 12, 2008 1 Comment

There’s a specific reason I wanted to visit Ottawa this time and here she is. Little Bella Gracia — beauty and grace in the making — is the… Read More »

OTTAWA: So many choices

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Restaurants On April 4, 2008 9 Comments

Oh, to be going to university in Ottawa now where there is a gourmet burger chain called The Works (just three blocks from where I used to live!),… Read More »

Flying in a dream

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Toronto, Transportation On March 25, 2008 7 Comments

Dear Mr. Porter, I know you’re not a real person, but the raccoon mascot for Porter Airlines. Nonetheless, I thought you would like to know about how much… Read More »

OTTAWA: Glands for dinner

In Eating / Food, Ottawa, Restaurants, The Strange On December 20, 2006 0 Comments

Sweetbread is neither sweet nor bread. It’s the thymus gland (in the throat) or pancreas (near the stomach) of young calves or lambs. The Oxford English Dictionary says… Read More »

OTTAWA: Portraits and giant baby heads

In Ottawa, Sights On December 19, 2006 1 Comment

When you live somewhere long enough, it’s easy to overlook places you always mean to visit but never have the time to. Mine was the National Gallery of… Read More »