Dining Out

Pho in the Hood - Food Gypsy

Pho in the ‘hood and a brain full of mush…

December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Been all over Ottawa's downtown core in search of good Pho to no avail until my classmate (and friend) Ali Yeg said "I'm taking you to the best Pho in town Gypsy!" That's how...

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Ottawa-Colonnade-Pizza- Food Gypsy

Colonnade Pizza – The sweet smell of cheese…

November 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

 Watching it rain from the safe confines of cheese.  Pizza.  Comfort.  Home. From the moment I arrived, I felt like part of the family, perhaps a long lost cousin from Detroit.  Welcomed with open arms.   Mona...

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Forno Antico Wood Burning Oven Pizzeria... “Ottawa’s only authentic pizzeria”... it says so right on the menu. ...

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Wild Oat, Ottawa - Food Gypsy

Wild Oat – Getting Groovy in the Glebe

November 2, 2010 | 4 Comments

South of Ottawa’s central core is a groovy little neighbourhood they call “The Glebe”, home to speciality retail, vintage vinyl, great little pubs and groovy little eateries.  One such groovy eatery is – The Wild Oat....

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In the heart of Old Havana, off Plaza de Armas, lined with book sellers and merchants, is a large awning covered outdoor restaurant lined with potted flowers and ferns – Cafe La Mina. ...

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Paskayitos, Shrimp Tacos - Food Gypsy

Mexican Quickies – PasKAYitos

August 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Best shrimp tacos… EVER. Its bright orange you can’t miss it. Paskayitos serves one thing and one thing only, seafood.  So fresh it’s nearly wriggling.   Throughout the spring and summer I’ve been junctioning out of...

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Just off the beaten path and worth every step (or stagger); Cantina Habanero boasts the best burger in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. South of Cancun on Highway 307, Puerto Morelos is a cozy fishing...

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In the heart of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the Minas Basin where the tides roll back to reveal the long, red, mud flats - is a whirling little restaurant called The Tempest....

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It smells good. No, strike that, it does not smell good, it smells fantastic. With a kitchen this creative and ingredients this pure, the Wooden Monkey thrills the senses from the moment you...

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A little sign next to the menu under the glass top table reads: Soup is Love. It's safe to say that love is a key ingredient in everything that comes from the kitchen...

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Puerto-Morelos-Mexico-Fruit - Food Gypsy

A Sticky Wind, Breakfast in Mexico

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

The cafe bustles, three tables seem to overwhelm the staff and proprietor. Content, I wait and ponder the couple across the aisle. She smiles at him like a lover. He looks...

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