During the past 20 years the food scene in Ottawa has changed from a landscape of pub grub-driven dining to a vibrant environment for trendy eateries and forward-thinking chefs. The once bland and mundane culinary culture has been transformed, and the result is an array of destination restaurants and purveyors of high-quality food and drink products. Many of these new and successful players leverage the nearby farms — nearly 2,000 in total — and artisan food makers that can provide a huge range of ingredients and possibilities.
Don Chow and Jennifer Lim, authors of Ottawa Food, A Hungry Capitol, and bloggers for Food Prints (http://foodieprints.com/) tackle an array of topics in this book ranging from our local food system, sustainability to local farming.
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About the Authors
Jennifer Lim grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, in a family where food was the centre of celebrations and daily life. Her parents had their own vegetable garden in the backyard and involved their children in helping them take care of it. Jennifer joined foodiePrints as its editor in 2007. The recipe blog grew into a collection of stories and local restaurant reviews. The blog team documents and shares Ottawa’s food stories with their readers around the world.
Don Chow grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, in a family where food was the centre of celebrations. Don founded Ottawa food blog foodiePrints in 2006. The recipe blog grew into a collection of stories and local restaurant reviews. The team behind foodiePrints quickly discovered that Ottawa prepared and served great food. From meeting restaurateurs, chefs, cooks, farmers and other local producers, they have been documenting it all, sharing it with their readers around the world.
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