Browsing the "Ottawa" Tag →

Wellington Gastro Pub - Food Gypsy

Welcome at The Wellington

July 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Wellington Gastropub has been on my list for a number of reasons a) I love a good pub and b) I love a good pub with food that is something beyond your standard burgers/chicken...

Read More →
Emergency room, with a view - Food Gypsy

This Delicate Mortal Coil

June 12, 2011 | 7 Comments

Spent much of my week horizontal, in the care of the medical professionals at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus who then attempted to kill me with aspartame....

Read More →
Natasha LeBlanc, Bacon Girl - Food Gypsy

The Girl with the Bacon Tattoo

May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mild mannered Natasha LeBlanc; Chef by day, Bacon Girl by night. Fighting crimes against bacon everywhere. Now that's my kind of superhero (complete with bacon tattoo). ...

Read More →
Starbucks Coffee, Coventry Rd Ottawa - Food Gypsy.

Starbucks the Easy Way

April 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

Under the category "convenient caffeine" we find... drive through Starbucks....

Read More →

There are some things that are uniquely Canadain. We call a wool hat a 'toque' we like our beer above 5% alcohol by volume and then... there's gravy (now on pizza) at the House of...

Read More →

What happens when two manic Foodies (Food Gypsy & Paola St-Georges) collide at a downtown Ottawa hotspot (Play Food & Wine) with vino, some charcuterie and a couple of chunks of cheese? "It's like...

Read More →
Navara, Confit Pig's Cheek - Food Gypsy

Navarra Restaurant… like Nirvana but better

February 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Navarra – a region in northern Spain, southwest France, inhabited by the Basque.  Nirvana – in shamanic thought, the state of being free from suffering.  Both apply.Fine dining in Ottawa’s trendy Byward Market, parking is...

Read More →

Technique – How to make a Fondant Rose

February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

     As an added Valentine’s Week Bonus Feature -  Tossing a little pastry technique your way, compliments of Wendy van Velthonven from Thimble Cakes in Ottawa…  ‘how to make a fondant rose’… having fun in the kitchen.     A...

Read More →

From humble beginnings to elevated haute cuisine status, cupcakes have become booming business in North America. Imagine delight when a small store front in my downtown Ottawa neighbourhood opened to reveal an exquisite line...

Read More →

Mekong Asian Cuisine, My Favorite(Ottawa)Asian

January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Headline: Picky Vancouver girl finds great Asian food at Ottawa's Mekong Restaurant, plans to be adopted by restaurateur....

Read More →

… In conversation with Chef Christopher Price

December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

In Part II in our "Real Life. Real Butter" Series we take you behind the scenes Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa in conversation with one of my favorite Chefs; Chef Christopher Price in the Production...

Read More →

Food Gypsy TV has Arrived!

December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Food Gypsy TV. In this a rare (hilarious) behind the scenes glimpse into Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, from the heart of the college; the Production Kitchen with Food Gypsy (Corinna Horton) as...

Read More →