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March 5th,

Azura Fennell of The Kneaded Kitchen, at Cauldron Kitchen. 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. …

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March 5th,

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 … Continue reading

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March 5th,

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 I have loved a good smoked meat sandwich for … Continue reading

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March 5th,

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 … Continue reading Dining Out: Asian Alley Ser

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    March 5th,

    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 … Continue reading Otta

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    March 4th,

    The day after last week’s Snowpocalypse, we wanted to put all the white stuff and shovelling behind us with a meal that had nothing to do with winter. Congolese chicken, we thought, might just do the trick. Not that we knew what Congolese chicken would taste like. We would need to make our first visit to … Continue reading D