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...

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Ottawa's Mekong Restaurant - Food Gypsy

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....

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Chef Christopher Price - Food Gypsy

… 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...

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Production Kitchen, LBC - Food Gypsy

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...

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Graduation Pin, Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa - Food Gypsy

Le Cordon Bleu, Graduation Round 1

December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

On December 17, 2010 we gathered in Ottawa’s National Arts Centre as one, student body.  We were fewer than when we began three months ago – wiser for the experience and slightly thicker around the middle. ...

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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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La Bottega Nicastro - Food Gypsy

La Bottega Nicastro – Buon Appetito!

November 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

There is little else that can comfort, soothe and completely quiet; mind, body and soul quite like Italian food. Elegant in its simplicity and selective in its ingredients, Italian is (by far) my favourite food...

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Shelves lined with cookies and coffee paraphernalia and tiny front shop jammed with customers gripping steamy cups of cappuccino, drooling over the pastry display; Simply Biscotti is a must stop in Ottawa’s little Italy....

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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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