Review #2 of the 31 st Ottawa Wine and Food Festival:  Tasting Alley Distinguishes Itself 18
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Review and photographs by Allyson Domanski Saturday night’s Tasting Alley was practically perfect, with no shortage of glitz. By shifting the gourmet highlight of the social event of the weekend to a gorgeous new venue—an ‘All New Ingredient’—the 2016 Ottawa Wine and Food Festival outdid…

The Ottawa Wine and Food Festival launches “All New Ingredients” for 2016
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Review by By Allyson Domanski If the first night of the three-day Ottawa Wine and Food Festival was any indication of the popularity of a 31-year tradition, this year’s event will be a roaring success. It’s a slick affair made slicker by so many beautiful people…

The Seriously Cool Ottawa Wine and Food Festival: 31st Edition THIS WEEKEND! 1
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Preview Article By Allyson Domanski If you haven’t yet snagged your tickets for the 31st edition of the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival you’d best hurry. It’s going to get harder to keep scalpers and ticket resellers away from sought-after events like this, considering how tantalizing the…

Ottawa – You’ve never had anything like this! The Infinity Convention Centre 3
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In a world where convention centres are often big, impersonal concrete buildings, the Infinity Convention Centre stands alone   This new, $20M beauty of a building is located just minutes from downtown and the Ottawa International Airport. Upon entering I was dazzled by the marble foyer…

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With the inaugural Canadian Celebrity Chefs Event just days away, Ottawa is in for a special treat as our beautiful snowy city plays host to eight celebrity chefs. With each celebrity chef paired with a renowned local chef, a day of cooking demonstrations will be…

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This past Monday, the National Capital Commission (NCC) held a press event to announce this year’s Taste of Winterlude, a festival I once  dubbed Ottawa’s response to Toronto’s Winterlicious. We arrived late. The press event was wrapping up. The speakers, members of the NCC’s Media…