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On the 7th day of Christmas

This holiday season, Ottawa Foodie Girlz is celebrating the 12 days of Christmas with a festive Q&A style blog series featuring one local business per day. We’ve spent the last few weeks connecting with local business owners and each day we will we will reveal the business, their story, and a special giveaway. That’s right, we have 12 giveaways coming up! Make sure to check out our 12 days of Christmas event page every day as we reveal the next business. All giveaways will start the day the blog is featured end 5 days later! All photos have been provided by the business, unless otherwise credited. On the 7th day of Christmas my true love gave to me.... Why/How/When did you start your business?...

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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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Table Erable

Last week, I received an invitation from Chef Stephen LaSalle of the Albion Rooms to attend Table Erable, the first event of the Bytown Chefs collective.  The Bytown Chefs collective is a collaborative initiative by seven young chefs in Ottawa that started in January 2015. The collective’s focus is to create unique dining events in and around the National Capital Region that raise funds for local charities. The seven chefs include: Stephen La Salle : The Albion Rooms, Novotel Hotel Kyle Mortimer-Proulx : Lowertown Brewery Paul Dubeau : Clocktower Brew Pubs Ian Reed : Courtyard Restaurant Ian Carswell Wicharuk : KW Catering & Events, National Gallery of Canada David Wallace : Around The Block Butcher Shop Jesse Brent Bell :...

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