Author Archives: Steve

A first look – May 24

It’s Wednesday 24th May and we’re back at the store or rather the site where the store once proudly stood. When you arrive the first obvious thing is the crane or digger or whatever you would like to call it … Continue reading

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Fire Damaged – May 21

On the 21st May 2017 the store was affected by a fire that started in the roof space of one of the other units in the building. Although the store front itself was not affected directly by the fire we … Continue reading

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The beginning of the End

Well here’s something that we did not expect to find!

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2nd Ottawa Locavore Artisan Food Fair

We are very please to say that following the great success last year there is a second Ottawa Locavore Artisan Food Fair to be held this year. Once again we will be joining 24 other local artisan food vendors, all … Continue reading

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Dry Aging beef – What is it all about?

Why “Age” Beef? Is it important? The purpose of aging beef is to concentrate flavour and tenderize the meat. There are two methods generally in use to age beef: dry and wet aging.

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Upcoming One Year Anniversary

Jennifer McLagan is visiting us again for our anniversary celebration on Sept 17th. Jennifer came last year to sign copies of her first two books “Bones” and “Fat”. This year she has a new book, Oddbits, that will make its … Continue reading

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Project manager by day …

Hi, my name’s Michelle, and I’m a Project Manager by day and Photographer by night! I don’t remember ever really enjoying food. I was of the opinion that if someone could make a meal in a pill … I would … Continue reading

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Building strong local connections

As the butcher at the new Manotick Village Butcher shop I am really looking forward to the shop opening. We are working hard behind the scenes to get things ready to go, but I can’t wait for the day we … Continue reading

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