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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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Boiled Peanuts, Fried Pickles  Biscuits & Gravy, Fried Yardbird and Chess Pie, soul food and casual style at Ottawa’s Union 613. Lunch with my gal Mary, delicious food, scandalous gossip.  I am greatly blessed to have gal pals who indulge...

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The Wines of Prince Edward County

May 1, 2013 | 8 Comments

On this Wino Wednesday we tell a tale of vines in the new world and Canada’s newest breakout wine region, Prince Edward County.  As the winter droned on into what should have been the beginnings of spring,...

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East & Main Bistro, Local-icious

April 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

A darling little gem in Bloomfield, Ontario offering seasonal fare, locally sourced, East & Main Bistro is a dining experience for even the most discerning of appetites. We are not picky eaters, and when I say we I really mean me,...

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The Humblest of Breads

March 12, 2013 | 4 Comments

Humble Bread is the passion project of Henry Willis and Natalie Normand.  Their farm based bakery, on the crest of a hill in the heart of Ontario’s Prince Edward County, resides in a hip-roofed red barn over 140 years...

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Agrarian – Gourmet Grilled Cheese

March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Start with a good bread, a bit of cheese, a condiment or two and a bowl of soup and you have the perfect recipe for a simple café. Part cheese market, part speakeasy,...

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The Harvest Moon – Wordless Wednesday

October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

As the harvest moon rises and sets on this part of the world, we took a little early morning stroll through Ottawa's Byward Market for a visual tour of the fall harvest. ...

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Seed to Sausage Grand Opening

May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Attention all carnivores, this weekend's grand opening of Seed to Sausage in Sharbot Lake is once celebration you don't want to miss. Their new retail store marks a success point for Mike McKenzie, who...

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There's cheese, and then there's great cheese, and then there's great Canaidian cheese, band a bunch of artisnal Canuk cheese makers together and you have The Great Canadian Cheese Festival (#TGCCF) June 1 -...

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The Wilds of Garlic

May 24, 2011 | 8 Comments

Wild garlic; a wild relative of chives, an endangered species in Quebec yet across the boarder in Ontario harvested widely and sold at market. An illicit taste first. ...

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Not food, still… delicious!

November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

On the topic of living life ‘deliciously’… Decorating Chez Gypsy here in Ottawa required very little. In effect, downsizing from the 5,000 plus square feet of the Dragonfly Inn, my former home, to the deco funkiness that...

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