Tag: Beckta

  • Goût de France 2020

    Goût de France is an international gastronomic event, celebrating French cuisine around the world, calling on all of us to sit down this April, and share a French dinner! While doing good in our communities. When it comes to Ottawa, it’s launched with great style, thanks to Ambassador Kareen Rispal and the team at the […]

  • Top Vets

    Top Vets

    “But what of restaurants with staying power, with pedigree, with a noble history? The truth is, they tend to fall off the page.” I wrote a food feature for Ottawa Magazine’s Holiday issue, on veteran restaurants I still consider of genuine quality. I defined ‘veteran’ as those place that have blown out ten candles. (Two […]

  • First Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    First Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    “Come Hungry; Leave Entertained.” That’s the tasty thinking behind the GCTC Chefs & Shows, a marriage of the culinary and theatre arts, with the added pleasure of the food foreshadowing the performance. Chefs & Shows is the brainchild of Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again, and Michael Moffatt, executive chef of Beckta, Play and Gezellig […]

  • Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    Chefs & Shows at GCTC

    How brilliant is this! The Great Canadian Theatre Company, in collaboration with Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again  and Michael Moffatt, executive chef of Beckta, play and gezellig, has been playing matchmaker with the six mainstage productions of its 2016-2017 season. For one night, and one night only, each show gets a chef. And not just any ol’ chef. Just look […]

  • GCTC new season promises pop-up pleasures

    GCTC new season promises pop-up pleasures

    On the stage of the Great Canadian Theatre Company, just after the curtain was lifted on the 2016-17 season, and the chocolate truffles were making the rounds after a lovely lunch thanks to Thyme & Again Creative Catering, guests were told that each of the six plays will feature a pop-up dinner. My kind of […]

  • The Dish List 2015

    The Dish List 2015

    This year’s ‘Dish List’ is out and it’s a stunner! Huge congrats are due to photographer Christian Lalonde of Photolux Studio, to Ottawa Magazine‘s art director Jane Corbett, and to all the chefs’ involved. They were called upon to remake a plate I ate with much pleasure months before, and they clearly did so with […]