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Brunch in our nation’s capital takes on new meaning as we ditch delicate girly fare for the plain spoken, straight-up meat & potatoes style of Murray Street Kitchen on Ottawa’s Byward Market. On assignment for...

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Pop-Up Food Gypsy – A Fundraising Conspiracy!

October 23, 2013 | 35 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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Town's Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundae - Food Gypsy

Sweet Moments at Town

August 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

Sugar addicts beware, behind it’s gasto-trattoria leaning menu lurks a vicious addiction:  the Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundae (with caramel popcorn and peanuts) at Ottawa’s Town.  Worth skipping lunch for, worth ordering first, or saving...

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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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Chocolate: From Concept to Competition

March 9, 2013 | 1 Comments

Over the last month an idea became edible art, as two Chefs were let loose to experiment and play as they prepared for the Carefor Chocolate Competition, held last Saturday in Ottawa.   The Chef in my...

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The scent of chocolate was overwhelming as they threw open the doors to the ticket buying public at the 9th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition in Ottawa’s Centurion Centre on Saturday.  Competitors brought their best game, judges brought their discerning palates and guests brought unbridled...

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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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A long anticipated meal at Ottawa's Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar, from wine list to shared plates and a mix-match of tastes and textures, a big win in my book but the Doughnut Sharing Platter...

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Mariposa Farm – Family Food Education

May 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

In an urban environment it's easy to detach from the where our food comes from. Many of us have never had to milk a cow, catch a squealing piglet or yank a clucky hen...

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The city's newest brew pub, Mill Street Brew Pub hit the ground running early this year with a big, splashy opening. Located in one of downtown Ottawa's historic buildings, along the river's edge; it's...

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Zen Kitchen, white-tea ginger kombucha - Food Gypsy

Zen Kitchen, Ottawa’s Inspired Vegan

April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

When most non-vegans think of vegan food we think spouts, copious amounts of tofu and generous portions of lettuce. We don't often think tasty, fresh nutrition; which is the cornerstone of vegan cuisine served...

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