Mac and Cheese – Yes Please!

Do you ever get into those moods where you are hungry and know you should eat but don’t now what to eat? Laziness often kicks in and the thought of making a ruckus in the kitchen just doesn’t sound like a good time. I am not a good cook by any means, so these feelings and thoughts cross my mind quite often. I have learned to discover my neighbourhood more and am finding out which place ... >
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Good Eats and a Great Environment at Liberty Commons

It has been awhile since I have written about a restaurant. Life’s craziness and busyness just have that knack of always getting in the way. Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to check out a fantastic new spot in Liberty Village , strategically named Liberty Commons. Did you catch their play on words there ;)! What is Liberty Commons Main entrance to Liberty Commons at 42 Liberty St. P ... >
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Equator Coffee – Grab Yourself a Cup of Locally Roasted Coffee

A close up of a handful of the beans from Equator Coffee.
Local business, check. Coffee, check. Shiny lights, check. Strategic location, check. Making you want to keep coming back, check. Equator Coffee has so many great elements working in its favour, that it has created a formula for success! s Shiny Objects The shiny and lit up “coffee” sign that can be seen while at the corner of Churchill Avenue and Richmond Road are what initia ... >
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Beckta Dining & Wine on Elgin Street

Entrance to Beckta from Elgin Street.
There is a new tenant at the address of 150 Elgin Street and it is Beckta Dining & Wine. The historic home, originally built in 1875 for it’s original owners – the Grant Family, is deemed an Ottawa heritage building.  As per municiapal bylaw, it has maintained the majority of its exterior aesthetics from the 19th century. Inside of the building, is a whole new story, as m ... >
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Soup Ottawa’s Eighth Edition

Photo of the soup and bread served at the 8th Soup Ottawa.
There really isn’t a better way to spend a Thursday night, then eating good local food in the hands of good company, listening to unique community ideas and all for a great cause at Soup Ottawa. Lowertown Brewery graciously hosted the eighth edition of Soup Ottawa with the theme of the night being “Prototype”.  I just recently learned about Soup Ottawa through a good friend and ... >
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Review of 416 Snack Bar in Toronto

So you should probably clear some space on your calendar and make a pit stop at the 416 Snack Bar located in Toronto. It will be well worth the time and your stomach will be very happy. JD and I were in Toronto not too long ago and decided we needed to give this place a shot. If the name wasn’t catchy enough, then I think it was our love and affinity for the 416 area code. I mean, if Drake b ... >
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New Found Obsession: Yellow Curry!

Fads, phases, minor obsessions, whatever it is that you want to call them, we all have them. Whether they have the staying power will only be known by passing the test of time. For me, my previous fads have included: Pogs, Beanie Babies, and Cadbury Mini Eggs. My new found obsession is:  Thai yellow curry.   These cute and utterly addictive stuffed toys had we hook, lined and sinkered for ma ... >
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