Comings and goings
I’ve had a terrific run at the Ottawa Citizen. I’m grateful for the twenty-year platform it’s provided for my freelance columns. But today I must tell you that the Citizen and I have parted company. This week I received an [read more]
In 2008, the pescatarian restaurant Fleur de Sel teamed up with the crêpe restaurant L’Argöat, the latter moving out of its upper floor space on rue Laval and into Fleur de Sel’s red brick a few doors away. The resulting [read more]
This cute little Mexican restaurant closed for renovations, reopened, and then finally closed for good. In its place, a new sushi restaurant called Sushi Umi. Stay tuned…
Number out of service has a gloomy ring. I’ll drive by later today to confirm, but preliminary forays reveal this eclectic little restaurant with the remarkably kind prices has closed.
Bear in mind, as you read the review of the Whalesbone in CD on page 190, that chef Steve Vardy is no longer in charge. Vardy moved to Newfoundland in 2007 (though has returned to open the latest installment of [read more]
Social stands, but Mitton is gone to Murray Street (see review, August 31/08) which makes the page 157 report, as it stands, moot-ish. Restaurant e18hteen chef Matt Carmichael is now managing both kitchens.