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Patio Season has begun and today we go to Murray Street

After a long and cold winter, it finally looks (and feels) like summer has hit the Nation’s capital. We've had a few nice weather days in a row and I know this because I found myself on having lunch on restaurant patios two days in a row. I couldn't help it! A true celebration of summer: good friends, great food and a gorgeous patio. Today the weather called us outdoors and we couldn’t resist going for lunch again. I took to twitter and asked our friend Don of @Foodieprints for suggestions. He quickly responded with a bunch of great options and today we chose Murray Street in the Byward Market. We arrived shortly after it opened, to find the charming, cozy...

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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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