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Turkey takeaway roundup

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away so you are probably starting to think about what you are going to have for dinner! If you don’t have time to cook or want to leave that to someone else so that you can enjoy your guests, we’ve done a roundup and found four Turkey Takeaway options in Ottawa! Gobble Gobble. Brookstreet Hotel For more information, click here Takeaway Turkeys Dinner $219 (serves up to 10 people) Why not take a break this Thanksgiving and let Brookstreet prepare your turkey with all the trimmings! Gourmet Turkey Dinners are available for pick up on Sunday October 11 and include: A Whole Roasted Turkey (15-19 lbs.) Thyme & Confit Garlic Bread Stuffing (1kg / 2.2lbs) Buttermilk...

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Blog tour: Lindy Mechefske talks about her new food-inspired book

We just couldn’t pass up the offer to be a part of this blog tour with author Lindy Mechefske. Her latest book, is an historically delicious look at Canada's first Prime Minister. We were lucky enough to be able to receive a copy of the book and then follow up with a Q&A with Lindy.  About the book Commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth, Sir John's Table is a refreshing look at Canada's first prime minister. Sir John's Table traverses the colourful life of Macdonald, from his passage as a young Scottish boy in the steerage compartment aboard the Earl of Buckinghamshire to his new home in Kingston, Upper Canada. It traces his boyhood years of stealing...

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Celebrating our 1st anniversary as Ottawa Foodie Girlz

Exactly one year ago today, we decided to embark on a new adventure. Our group, focused on sharing our food experience while somehow adding in a charity component was born. We became Ottawa Foodie Girlz that night we haven’t looked back since. When we began, I had high hopes and a vision for so many things that we could accomplish. I knew that it would probably take some time for people to get to know us and what we were all about, for people and businesses to support our causes and to partner with us, and for us to be “accepted” into the Ottawa food scene. Today, I sit here writing this post feeling so grateful for all of the...

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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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Originals Ottawa Spring Craft Sale - GIVEAWAY

Kick-off spring by visiting the Originals Ottawa Spring Craft Sale happening at the EY Centre next week starting on Thursday April 16 running through to Sunday April 19, 2015. ORIGINALS – THE SPRING CRAFT SALE is the “in” trend for shopping this Spring! And it’s not your ordinary shopping experience! With over 180 artisans from across the country, all under one roof, there’s no telling what unique Canadian hand made product you might find! For 4 days only, the EY Centre will be transformed into your own personal “shopping mall” of specialty boutiques. It’s the perfect place to find one of a kind items made right here in Canada. From original home & garden décor, nature body care products, stunning...

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