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1st anniversary dinner at Beckta

Earlier this month, Ottawa Foodie Girlz celebrated our first anniversary. Of course we celebrated the occasion by going out for dinner! In honour of the grand occasion we chose Beckta as our anniversary dining venue. Beckta’s original location opened in 2003 on Nepean Street. But, in late 2014, after a three-year search and spending millions on renovations, Beckta opened in its new/old location at 150 Elgin Street, the famed Grant House and former location of Friday’s Roast Beef house. The building was originally built in 1875 for Dr. James Grant and his wife Maria and their 11 children. Grant was the doctor to every governor general from 1867 to 1905 and also later a Member of Parliament. According to legend,...

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