Tag Archives: Restaurants

gezellig October 22

Ottawa’s newest restaurant Gezellig opens today

Sometimes we feel a little spoiled.  On Friday, a group of Local Tourists were absolutely delighted to be invited to the pre-opening party for Gezellig – entrepreneur Stephen Beckta’s brand new restaurant.  If you’re a fan of Play Food & Wine (as we are) or Beckta (also delicious) you’re probably already trying to get a reservation […]

Napoli pizza February 05

Tasting gourmet pizza across the National Capital Region: Geneviève Brisson visits Dantessa

Geneviève Brisson (Twitter) is a master’s student in communication at the University of Ottawa, working on a thesis on gastronomic tourism. An Ottawa native, she has an appetite for discovering everything the National Capital Region has to offer, especially its burgeoning food scene. I had been meaning to pay Dantessa Italian Restaurant & Bar a visit […]

Gourmet vegan heaven: a visit to Ottawa’s Zen Kitchen

Hillary Lutes is an inherently cheap vegetarian journalist-in-training at Carleton. She consumes copious amounts of coffee and chocolate to fuel her writing endeavors and public-transit trips across the city. Zen Kitchen on Somerset Street West is nothing short of amazing. Hands down, it has been the best gastronomical experience I have had in this city. We […]

Tea and brie at The Tea Party

Hillary Lutes is an inherently cheap vegetarian journalist-in-training at Carleton. She consumes copious amounts of coffee and chocolate to fuel her writing endeavours and public-transit trips across the city. Ethiopian food was supposed to be next on the vegetarian bucket list, but Sunday afternoon tea with a visiting friend and roommate was in order. I was […]

Tasting gourmet pizza across the National Capital Region: Geneviève Brisson visits Piz’za-za

Geneviève Brisson is a master’s student in communication at the University of Ottawa, working on a thesis on gastronomic tourism. An Ottawa native, she has an appetite for discovering everything the National Capital Region has to offer, especially its burgeoning food scene. I should start this entry by confessing that I have a weak spot […]

Johanna Read stops by Ottawa’s Sidedoor

Johanna Read is a long time collector of advice on where to eat around the world, and has recently decided to start sharing it beyond her family and friends.  You can follow her @TravelEater on Twitter or by visiting her blog. Ottawa is blessed with many Vietnamese pho eateries, some traditional Thai restaurants, and some […]

Vegetarian Ottawa: Hillary Lutes visits Green Earth

Hillary Lutes is an inherently cheap vegetarian journalist-in-training at Carleton. She consumes copious amounts of coffee and chocolate to fuel her writing endeavors and public-transit trips across the city. On paper, I am the perfect hippie. A vegetarian for nearly five years, I practice hot yoga religiously, ride my bike to campus, and even work […]

Date night: Now that’s a burger

Shelly Lyonnais is a local elementary school teacher who has been living in Ottawa on and off for 20 years.  She spends her weekends in search of Ottawa’s great date night dinner locations. Sometimes you just need a low key kind of date night… even better if you have a date night where you can wear […]

Small-town feel, big time taste: Stephanie Brooks visits Westboro’s Milagro Grill

It’s a miracle an old diner and ice cream parlour was transformed into a trendy and picturesque dining room, bar, patio, and one of Westboro’s most popular eateries. Brenda Freije and her co-workers from previous Mexican restaurants opened Milagro Grill in March 2006, to offer a unique atmosphere and dishes not found elsewhere in the area. […]

Tasting gourmet pizza across the National Capital Region: Geneviève Brisson visits Zazaza

Geneviève Brisson is a master’s student in communication at the University of Ottawa, working on a thesis on gastronomic tourism. An Ottawa native, she has an appetite for discovering everything the National Capital Region has to offer, especially its burgeoning food scene. My exploration of gourmet pizza restaurants in the National Capital Region continued as I visited […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,843 other followers