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Foodie Friday: Shared commercial kitchen finally opens its doors

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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It took nearly two years but the Cauldron Kitchen is finally open for business.


Ottawa’s first, ultra-flexible, totally shared commercial kitchen, targeted at Ottawa’s budding small-time foodie businesses in need of a place to prepare their goodies without violating health and safety laws, opened its doors last month.


Ottawans offered A Taste of the Arctic next Monday

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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While Ottawa has the largest Inuit population outside of the Arctic, many Ottawans who don’t have ties to the North have few opportunities to experience the richness and diversity of Inuit culture.


Next Monday, an event offers Southerners an opportunity to sample the NAC kitchen’s take on a variety of Inuit culinary delicacies, with ingredients including arctic ....

Dining Out: How some Meaty Sandwiches Measure Up

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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Meat In The Middle


311 Bank St., 613-422-6328, meatinthemiddle.ca
Open: Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday noon to 6 p.m., closed Sundays


Meat Press Creative Charcuterie and Sandwich Shop
45 Armstrong St.,613-695-7737, meatpress.ca
Open: Monday to Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed Sundays


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Dining Out: Asian Alley Serves Some Pho of Note in the ByWard Market

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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Asian Alley

8 Byward Market Sq., 613-860-9889, asianalley.ca
Open: Sunday  11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Prices: main dishes $10.50 to $15.95
Access: no steps to front door or washrooms


My dining companion took a sip from his bowl of piping hot Vietnamese soup and exclaimed, “Ah. Downtown pho.”


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Ottawa Wine & Food Festival Seeks Judges Order to Stay Alive

  • Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
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The Ottawa Wine & Food Festival will shut down unless a judge restrains the Ottawa Convention Centre from renting its space to other events during the first two weeks of November 2016 to the exclusion of the festival, a court heard Thursday. 


If there is no festival at the convention centre during that time period, as per the festival’s wishes and long tradition, “it will kill the business,” said Fraser MacKinnon Blair, one of the festival’s two la ....