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half-dome light

Picture this…Veuve Cliquot Champagne, soft petal roses, lush green gardens, an elegant four-course dinner and the piece de resistance…a private dome under the night sky. Talk about a romantic setting! This is Soireé in a nutshell! Ottawa is really stepping up its ‘gourmand’ experience as it will be introducing something that has only been offered in […]

Three men standing in front of a kitchen with food in front of them.

What do you get when you have three talented high caliber chefs cooking for you for an evening? Well let me tell you, as a woman who loves her food and who also likes to be entertained, the answer is foodtopia.  ‘Foodopia’ is exactly where guests were last week at the Stittsville NeXT restaurant during their first Three Chefs One Dinner […]

Three chefs one dinner.

Having one chef give an interactive cooking show is one thing. Having two energetic chefs showcase their talent and skill set as they talk about their dishes in front of food lovers is another thing…but having three chefs do this, is taking it to a whole new level! In less than two weeks, the NeXT restaurant […]

For the second year in a row I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Red and White Gala hosted by Harmony House. This annual food fundraiser event was created to raise awareness and just as important, to raise funds for the women’s shelter Harmony House – Ottawa’s only second-stage women’s shelter that provides affordable transitional housing for women and children who are survivors of violence.

  • February 26, 2015

Walking through the labyrinth like maze at Ashbury College, I couldn’t help but to be a bit anxious as I was making my way towards the hall where the Red and White Gala was about to commence. Anxious with anticipation as to what the evening would have in store for me and my hungry and […]

  • January 19, 2014

Being a Foodie, I am always on the lookout for opportunities where I can indulge in new culinary experiences. And what could be better than attending a food event where the money raised goes to such a great cause. Harmony House is the only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa. They provide safe, affordable transitional housing for […]

  • January 13, 2014

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