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Ace Mercado

Ace Mercado

“There Goes the Neighbourhood” was the opening slogan of Ace Mercado, punctuated with cartoon dynamite booms. There went my ear drums that first visit. And the next. The volume of the music played at Ace has waxed and waned a [read more]

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Fauna

Fauna

So it’s happened. The highly anticipated new restaurant, Fauna, is finally feeding folk. It’s taken two years — and they don’t sound like pleasant ones — but enough ink has been spilt on Fauna’s struggles that I won’t bore you [read more]

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Soif

Soif

  If you want to watch a nail-biter bit of YouTube video, check out the final part of Véronique Rivest’s final exam at the 2013 World’s Best Sommelier Competition. It will give you an inkling of what a brilliant Canadian [read more]

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Dine Out Ottawa: get booking!

Dine Out Ottawa: get booking!

The Ottawa School Breakfast Program (Ottawa Network for Education) has paired up with an impressive lineup of impressive restaurants: Absinthe, Allium, Atelier, Beckta, Brothers Beer Bistro, El Camino, Fauna, Gezellig, Next, Play, Sidedoor, and Union Local 613. Booking dinner at one [read more]