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Presdelicious

Source: Preston BIA For the first time, Ottawa is getting it’s own version of Summerlious starting tomorrow Friday, July 21 to Thursday, August 3, 2017 coordinated through the Preston BIA.  The Preston Street BIA was formed in 1986 by a few ambitious business and property owners with a vision. It’s goal was to improve the Preston Street Area.The Preston BIA is very active in one of Ottawa’s most vibrant communities. The goal is to improve and promote business along Preston Street or affectionally called “Little Italy”. Preston street is home to many festivals like the annual Ferrari festival that gets people coming back year after year. The Summerlious concept has been successful in other cities like Toronto and Vancouver where...

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Field to Plate series at Strathmere

Are you looking for a summer culinary experience? Well we want to tell you about Strathmere’s Field to Plate Dinner series featuring menus inspired by their fields and created by Executive Chef Angelo Camposarcone of The Retreat Café. Located in North Gower, Strathmere opened up nearly 40 years ago and is a family owned business situated on a picturesque 200-acre property that includes a Confederation stone farmhouse built in 1860, a 150-year barn and a garden house. Most recently, they expanded and opened up a spa and wellness retreat offering spa services, yoga, outdoor hot tubs, nature trails, and The Retreat Café. The Retreat Café is a 100% scratch kitchen, featuring handcrafted artisan food. All menus are seasonal and Executive...

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Ottawa Foodie Girlz and Andaz Ottawa fundraiser for Harmony House

Back in November 2016, we received a message from our friend and Chef Stephen La Salle of Feast + Revel in the Andaz Ottawa asking us if we would be interested in collaborating with him again on a fundraiser for Harmony House in March in honour of International Women's Day with an event on Friday, March 24th, 2017. We quickly said yes to the partnership with Andaz Ottawa Byward Market for this event. In January, we met at and had a brainstorming session were we discovered the Harmony House was celebrating their 30th anniversary, this year.  Custom 30th anniversary cake by Top of the Hill Bakery | Photo credit: Eric Vance Photographer + Stylist Silent auction and raffle items |...

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Celebrating International Women's Day

International women's day is coming up March 8th! There are a few events being planned that we want you to know about! Here's are roundup of 3 food/drink related events happening around town. Women in IndustryDate: Saturday, March 11, 2017Time: 6:30pmLocation: Clover Food + DrinkPrice: $75 (5 course + 6 beers)Tickets: Call 613-680-8803 for reservationsWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1373514272670273/ More information about the event from their press release: "Bicycle Craft Brewery’s co-owner, Laura Behzadi kicks off celebrations for International Wom-en’s Day, with the release of Freedom Machine Cherry Pale Ale, a beer that Behzadi has dubbed her feminist creation. She was the mastermind behind the recipe and the lead brewer, proving that women can make their mark and be at the forefront of the...

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Happy Holidays

It’s been another great year for Ottawa Foodie Girlz. With your help, we raise over $6000 again this year for two local charities: Heart Month in support of the Ottawa Heart Institute in February Online holiday auction in support of Shepherds of Good Hope Throughout the year, we were also fortunate enough to be invited to some of the best culinary events in town. Highlights from this year include:  Andaz Ottawa Opening Mayor’s Gala for the Arts Beechwood Farmers’ Market Cookoff We also celebrated our 2nd anniversary with an amazing bash at Feast + Revel inside the Andaz Hotel. Take a peek inside the celebrations, here. This would not be possible without the support of our readers, followers, supporters, and most...

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