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The Best of Brewfest

Move aside Wine and Food Festival, Winter Brewfest is here to stay.   After a weekend of beer tasting at Lansdowne’s Horticulture Building,  Brewfest has taken centre stage in the […]

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Love Libations and Good Vibrations

Valentine’s Day is on Sunday: you missed out on the table d’hôte and the opportunity to eavesdrop on awkward first dates at your nearest fine dining establishment, now what? Mix […]


Veg: The Plant-Based Food Trend of 2016

An average restaurant menu in Ottawa consists of many things: a few seafood dishes, a handful of meat and poultry options, side dishes and, usually, a couple of vegetarian options.   […]

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Healthy Recipe Roundup

It’s almost the end of January…have you fallen off the New Year’s Resolution wagon yet? If you fall into the large category of people that made resolutions that revolved around […]


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I have a confession: I don’t like chocolate. *Cue shock, awe, gasps and glares from everyone reading this* As much as you might not believe me (or might not be […]

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Host(ess) with the Most: Hot Holiday Bevvies

Even though the weather forecast doesn’t seem to be projecting a white Christmas, we still think that a nice hot bevvy is exactly what we need to put us into […]

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If you’re from Ottawa, then you are likely familiar with El Camino. Located on Elgin Street, this tasty place opened up a few years back and has been a consistent […]


Ottawa Wine and Food Festival

A night of food, wine and fun is high up on ‘nutshell’s priority list this weekend – and it should be on yours, too! Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Ottawa’s Wine […]

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Contest: Pizza Party Winner Announced!

Last week, thanks to our friends at Little Caesar’s, we launched a contest to help facilitate a pizza party (our favourite kind of party, let’s be real). We received a bunch […]

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Surprise Pizza Party!

I take my role as Aunt Meghan pretty seriously; my nephews and beautiful baby niece are the cutest things around and growing up so fast! I’m lucky because they live […]