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Created on 23 August 2010
Last year, Savour Ottawa, an initiative that links local farmers and local chefs, hosted two Chef / Media Farm Tours, where we invited travel and food journalists and Savour Ottawa member chefs to a daytrip ...
Created on 11 August 2010
The distinctive ceramic swing-top bottles are now used for Beau's seasonal brews.If you’re visiting Ottawa, and work up a thirst while touring the region, you may want to indulge in a local pint. Here’s ...
The Ottawa Folk Festival not only has great music, it has great sunsets over the Ottawa River!You may be familiar with the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (on till August 7), or the Casino ...
Last year's début of the Musical Breeze Bike Parade was well attended!The third annual Rideau Canal Festival runs this weekend, from Friday, July 30 through Monday, August 2. While all of Ontario has Monday ...
Created on 22 July 2010
Like my previous post on the weird collection of photos that end up on my BlackBerry, sometimes I hear about so many cool events, it’s hard to keep track. Here are a few, all coming up in the next couple ...
Recent media coverage of Ottawa has done a good job of showing off Ottawa’s attributes. A July 11 travel article in the Washington Post described Ottawa as “Canada’s cool capital.” Journalist Michael ...
Created on 28 June 2010
When you see the barbed wire, you're close!The Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum, is easily one of my favourite attractions in Canada’s capital region. Located about a half-hour’s drive west of the ...
Courtyard Restaurant table settingThe Courtyard Restaurant, located in a beautiful cobblestone courtyard in Ottawa’s ByWard Market neighbourhood, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2010. And they’re ...
Local brewery Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company has come up with a novel way to commemorate the great friendship between Canada and the Netherlands: They’ve partnered with Holland’s ...
Casino du Lac-Leamy at nightLooking for a fun night out? Consider dinner and a show at the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Just a five-minute drive from downtown Ottawa, the Casino is an upscale entertainment venue, ...
Created on 07 April 2010
D’Arcy McGee was a Father of Canadian Confederation, a true founder of this country. He was known for his writing and oratory skills and was a friend of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. ...
Created on 22 March 2010
Can’t wait for this weekend. My friends at Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company are throwin’ a party and I’m goin’! The brewery, for those of you who have not yet heard of this ...
Created on 26 February 2010
Check out these great videos produced by Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, showing two of their chefs helping to animate the Ontario Pavilion at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Master carver Chef Armando Baisas ...
Created on 16 February 2010
Mmmmm… chocolate. Is there anything better? Well, what about learning to make fabulous chocolate creations from a Le Cordon Bleu chef? That’s what you’ll see in these videos! Chef Christian Faure, who ...
Skating on Ottawa's Rideau Canal SkatewayThe National Capital Commission opened a 4.3 km section of the Rideau Canal Skateway this morning, marking the 40th season of skating on this UNESCO World Heritage ...
Ottawa restaurateurs Chef Caroline Ishii and sommelier Dave Loan hosted a gathering for friends, customers and supporters last night to herald the premiere of their new television show, The Restaurant ...
Created on 16 December 2009
Chris Wheeler is a videographer / blogger who has been following the 2010 Vancouver Olympics torch relay as it winds its way through thousands of kilometres of Canada. He shot some video on Saturday, December ...
It could be your birthday, maybe an anniversary — heck, maybe it’s just Friday — but we’ve all got something to celebrate. And now, with Ottawa Tourism’s new Celebration Vacation package, you can celebrate ...
Created on 08 December 2009
Three recent “Top 10 New Restaurants in Canada” lists have prominently featured Ottawa’s restaurant. Perhaps the highest-profile list comes from Air Canada’s inflight magazine, enRoute. Their prestigious ...
Created on 30 November 2009
FAMTripTV.com is a new tool allowing meeting planners and group travel organizers a chance to suss out a destination from the comfort of their office chair. Ottawa Tourism was thrilled to work with Jennifer ...

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