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Savour Ottawa Winter Tables

2 weeks of local food menus and events - Support local from February 16 to 29, 2016 Support local farmers and producers but leave the cooking to some great chefs! Savour Ottawa’s Winter Tables starts tomorrow and runs until February 29, 2016. For those who aren’t familiar with Winter Tables, it celebrates the availability of local food in winter, as well as the talents of local chefs including:  Absinthe (Menu) The Albion Rooms (Menu) Fairmont Chateau Laurier (Menu) North & Navy (Menu) Red Apron (Menu) The Table Restaurant (Menu) What is Savour Ottawa? Savour Ottawa is an initiative spearheaded by Ottawa Tourism, Just Food and the City of Ottawa (Markets Management & Rural Affairs Branches). Savour Ottawa is a membership-based initiative, aiming to highlight local farmers, and provide...

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'Savour'y summer dinner ideas

Image: Savour Ottawa Are you looking for some dinner ideas this summer? We’ve discovered 7 of them for you all coordinated by Savour Ottawa. Savour Ottawa is an initiative spearheaded by Ottawa Tourism, Just Food and the City of Ottawa (Markets Management & Rural Affairs Branches). Savour Ottawa is a membership-based initiative, aiming to highlight local farmers, and provide official recognition of local businesses' (restaurants, retailers, microprocessors) commitment to using local food and supporting local farmers. Savour Ottawa works to develop and promote Ottawa and area as a premier, year-round culinary destination, with robust offerings of local foods and experiences for both locals and visitors to the area. Savour Ottawa Tables For the next six weeks (July 15 and August...

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Fondue Night

Last May was the first time we experienced Absinthe as a group. During that visit, a few of us noticed the weekly fondue night on the menu. We had talked about going back for a long time and we finally did it! For those that aren’t familiar with Absinthe, it’s a cozy bistro-like place in Westboro lead by chef-owner Patrick Garland. Some recent accolades include being the winner of Gold Medal Plates Ottawa for 2014. The restaurant is well-known for sourcing and using as many local and organic ingredients as possible. It is also known for giving back to the community through things like $1.00 from each burger going to the Cornerstone Housing for Women or supporting the nearby Parkdale Food...

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