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Ribfest goes perfectly in downtown Ottawa

Posted on 06 June 2022

It was an amazing day to be on Sparks Street in downtown Ottawa.  The Ottawa Ribfest welcomed eight champion ribbers from across North America to showcase the best of the grill and sauce.  These incredible specialists competed for Ottawa's coveted "Champion Belt" in Best Rib, Best Chicken, Best Sauce, and Best Team/In Show!
This three-block BBQ competition was open from 11:00 a.m. to ...

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Coronavirus: First social distancing food market opens in Toronto

Posted on 24 May 2020

A Toronto restaurant has come up with a unique way to use its empty patio space in the wake of the pandemic. In the above video, Ginella Massa has more. ...

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Coronavirus: This grocer provides the worst shopping experience in Ottawa

Posted on 30 March 2020

Do you live in or near downtown Ottawa?
Are you tired of going to supermarkets like the new Farm Boy on Metcalfe Street and Whole Foods in the Glebe whose friendly staff are dealing with this terrible coronavirus situation sensitively to public health considerations?
Let me then tell you about my experience at Massine's Your Independent Grocer on Bank and Somerset.
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10 tips for amazing barbeque

Posted on 19 February 2020

We all love that perfect barbecue that we enjoy with friends and loved ones at parties and all kinds of outdoor activities. The only thing is that when it comes to doing the real barbecuing, not many of us know how to go about it and below are useful tips. Select the ideal barbecue: Even though it can sound fundamental or even overemphasized but the fact is that you absolutely need high ...

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5 Tips for Delicious Barbecue

Posted on 18 February 2020

The Great Canadian Barbecue at the Ottawa Book Expo is drawing near. If you can’t wait to get your hands on some of the most scrumptious barbecue staples, try these five tips for achieving a near-perfect barbecue at home. 1. Invest in a charcoal burner            Gas burners are fine, but nothing beats an authentic charcoal-grilled barbec ...

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New Yorkers Flocking to Great Canadian Barbecue in Canada's Capital

Posted on 18 February 2020

New Yorkers are expected to flock to the Great Canadian Barbecue in Ottawa this 2020. The ultimate celebration of culinary greatness is expected to usher in an era of culinary tourism and it’s starting by bringing in foodies and eager visitors from different parts of the globe. It all starts with the Ottawa Book Expo. The capital city of Canada is expecting groups of New Yorkers to visit ov ...

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Ottawa Chefs: How to Become a Vendor at Great Canadian Barbecue

Posted on 17 February 2020

The Great Canadian Barbecue is expected to usher in an era of culinary tourism to the Ottawa area. Because of this, several homegrown chefs, foodies and restaurateurs are eager to get a chance to participate in the event that will ultimately change the way Ottawa sees food forever. The Great Canadian Barbecue has opened its arms to interested chefs and restaurateurs and here's how you can app ...

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Amazonas Restaurant to be Featured at the Ottawa's Great Canadian BBQ

Posted on 03 February 2020

The Great Canadian Barbecue is the ultimate Canadian food event this year. The grand culinary event will bring together cuisines from all over the world starting with Amazonas Restaurant’s Latin American and Peruvian dishes. The Ottawa Book Expo and Smoque Shack have come together to create the Great Canadian Barbecue. The culinary event will be held alongside the Ottawa Book Expo and is ...

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Ottawa Book Expo 2020 - Tickets may sell-out for Great Canadian Barbeque

Posted on 18 January 2020

The Ottawa Book Expo in collaboration with the Smoque Shack would be bringing you the perfect combination of Canadian cooking and literary culturethis year, 2020. Ottawa Book Expo 2020 plans to bring together entrepreneurs who seek to market and sell innovative products and services. The expo also celebrates the brilliance of Canadian cuisine by having a barbecue available for food lovers. ...

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Ottawa Restaurants Apply for Vendor Status at Book Expo 2020

Posted on 06 January 2020

The 2020 Ottawa Book Expo will be the ultimate unplugged experience for foodies and bookworms alike. Spend the day—or four, amongst literary works and some of Canada’s all-time favourite culinary masterpieces with the application of local Ottawa Restaurants for vendor status. The Ottawa Book Expo is coming back in 2020 for a literary and literal culinary feast. In true grassroots-orient ...