Brunch

NeXT: Enjoyable Sunday Brunch in Ottawa with an Asian Flare

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all restaurants in Ottawa are closed for dining-in. I will try to highlight local restaurants which are still open and offering take-out and delivery options in the meantime. NeXT has recently relaunched with a very enticing take-out menu. You can also get delivery via UberEats. For information on other restaurants… Continue reading NeXT: Enjoyable Sunday Brunch in Ottawa with an Asian Flare

Canada, Home cooking, Tips

PC Express Review: A Contact-Less Grocery Alternative

Given the current recommendations to avoid any non-essential trips in the community, we haven’t step foot into a grocery store for over 4 weeks now by alternating meal kit delivery services with online grocery pick-up services. Ideally, we were going to use direct-to-home grocery delivery services like Instacart but there have not been any available… Continue reading PC Express Review: A Contact-Less Grocery Alternative

Canada, Italian

Fratelli: My Favourite Italian Restaurant in Ottawa

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all restaurants are closed for dining-in. I will try to highlight local restaurants which are still open and offering take-out and delivery options in the meantime. Fratelli has a take-out menu in which they are doing contactless takeout through their front window. You just have to call them ahead of… Continue reading Fratelli: My Favourite Italian Restaurant in Ottawa

Canada, Italian

DreamLand Cafe: A Cute Little Restaurant in Little Italy

Note: This post was written prior to the current COVID-19 pandemic. We were able to visit this restaurant in person at that time. They are still in operations currently via take-out and UberEats, so we decided to publish this post as planned at this time to help #supportlocal. You may have noticed a cute cafe… Continue reading DreamLand Cafe: A Cute Little Restaurant in Little Italy

Tips, Wellness

Meal Planning While Respecting Social Distancing

Social distancing means eating out at a restaurant is no longer an option. Here are a few options for meal planning without having to leave your home. Meal Kit Deliveries I’ve written about these services extensively in my past posts. There are many options even for those with food restrictions (including low carb and vegetarian).… Continue reading Meal Planning While Respecting Social Distancing

Canada, Special occasion

THRU: A One-of-a-Kind Dining Experience

We finally had the chance to visit THRU, a "concept restaurant" within Atelier. I had such a fun time at Atelier that I’ve been meaning to come back to check out this new addition. I had heard that it was almost impossible to get tickets. Apparently it is usually sold out the moment the tickets… Continue reading THRU: A One-of-a-Kind Dining Experience

Brunch, Canada

Eldon’s

We recently checked out a new brunch spot in Ottawa - Eldon's. This restaurant replaced Pomeroy House, which we have previously blogged about (RIP). Eldon’s prides itself on serving local ingredients and create zero food-waste which means they change their menu depending on which ingredients are seasonal and available.  Location/Ambience It is located in the… Continue reading Eldon’s