On The Street

The Moore Farm (La Ferme Moore), an ambitious agricultural, ecology, education center with a built-in farmers market and farm-to-table bistro, set on 88 acres of heritage farm land in the heart of Gatineau.  It’s new,...

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Sloane, A Fine Cup of Tea

May 1, 2016 | 1 Comments

In the wake of mankind’s current obsession with food stuffs, the business of tea is experiencing rebirth as a new breed of entrepreneur enters the profession of ‘tea merchant’ with 21st century approach.  A chance...

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Potager Eardley, Our Local Kitchen Garden

September 5, 2015 | 6 Comments

A pleasant country drive just outside Aylmer, Quebec Potager Eardley has become a favorite weekend family destination and our local kitchen garden.  Filled with local, seasonal fruits and veg, a short selection of baked goods,...

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As Canadian as Maple Syrup!

April 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Spring.  Time to watch the sap run and consume the sticky stuff that’s become synonymous with all things Canadian.  Knock it off the bucket list, a truly Canadian maple syrup experience  – welcome to Sugarbush....

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Ottawa’s Emulsify, a specialty shop featuring two items that combine in an almost endless variety of taste experiments.   Shelves lined with extra-virgin cold-pressed olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar (both dark & white), flavored...

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Suzy Q Doughnuts, Sweet Temptation

August 18, 2014 | 7 Comments

One step inside the tiny store front of Suzy Q Doughnuts, intoxicated by the aroma of sugar and yeast, all effort at self-restraint is wiped away.  You’ll find yourself swooning like a five year-old over...

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Last month culinary competitors from around the globe met on the streets of Las Vegas for the world’s biggest food fight.  Invited champions squared off at the World Food Championships, all vying for a piece...

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Finishing 5th last week in the World Burger Championships, there were things that we did right and things that went sideways.  Now that the dust has settled here’s my top five lessons learned at the...

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Well kids, time to put the game face on and lock and load for the World Food Championships.  Food Gypsy is now live from Las Vegas in a tired, but affordable, hotel off the strip...

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Pop-Up Food Gypsy – A Fundraising Conspiracy!

October 23, 2013 | 39 Comments

Join us Friday November 1st, 2013 for fun, food and fundraising at Ottawa’s Culinary Conspiracy for Pop-Up Food Gypsy and try my signature burger for next month’s World Food Championships in Las Vegas.  It’s a...

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The Ottawa Bagelshop, Our Bag of Bagels

June 10, 2013 | 6 Comments

The Ottawa Bagelshop & Deli, home to wood-fired bagels in the Montreal-style, is our favorite Westboro stop for great deli and a bag of bagels, fresh from the oven. It is impossible for us to...

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This weekend we wandered through the shops of the Atwater Market in search of spring.  Produce was light, outdoor stalls were few but the shopping is still good for those with an eye for quality and taste....

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