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  Snow (or ice) coming? Here’s a list of links...
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The roster will feature at least one player from 23 of the Senators' last 25 full seasons of play.
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Looking for the perfect Ottawa gift this Christmas? Here are some ideas.
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Catering to the mall’s busy shoppers and urban dwellers, the store will include more grab and go options and will introduce a new Fresh X-press station that will offer fast-casual lunches and dinners, grilled to order.
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Here’s our a list and map of large-scale Christmas light...
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The 33rd edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada will kick...
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Ottawa Restaurants

“At my first competition, a Skills Canada event, I got slaughtered. I came in dead last… ” It clearly didn’t turn him off. Trevor Ritchie credits teacher-mentors (chef Tyrone Miller chief among them) for seeing in him a fierce and focused determination. They took him on. And gradually, he started bringing home hardware. Fifteen years after that first disastrous competition, Ritchie, Chef Technologist at George Brown College is the 2015 Winner of the CCFCC National Chefs Challenge, Winner of the 2016 Bocuse d’Or Canada, and candidate for the January 2019 Grande Finale, the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France in 2019. Last night,...
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It is indisputably the most prestigious cooking competition in the world. The Bocuse d’Or was created in 1987 by the legendary (nonagenarian) French chef, Paul Bocuse. Every two years, it invites 24 young chefs from around the world to a wild and crazy cook-off in Lyons.  Each must prepare meat and fish courses, accompanied by three “original garnishes” in 5 hours and 35 minutes. No idea why the 35 minutes… but I’m looking forward to finding out tonight when I’ll have a chance to ask the guy for whom those minutes will matter immensely. I have the pleasure of a seat...
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If you only knew Baccanalle chef Resa Solomon-St. Lewis from various farmers’ markets, a good number of charitable events, and a bunch of food festivals around town, you will be pleased to know she’s found a home base for her terrific Caribbean food. Tucked into the ground floor of the Phenix Professional Building on Montreal Road, the Capital Fare Café is bright green, very small and windowless. There are three tables and a smattering of chairs, but mostly, it seems, the three-month-old micro café is used for take-away. Black boards announce the menu and daily specials. Harvey & Vern’s sodas are...
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