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A Week of Daily Dramas

A Week of Daily Dramas
Also known as trying to catching you up on what I was up to the week around the launch. (You can also read the twitter version here) Sunday’s Drama – Honk, Honk, I’m Driving a Big-Assed Vehicle! We booked a mid-sized car at a great rate of $161 for a whole week, but somehow ended up with a big-assed vehicle (or “cro [...]

CheapEats Ottawa Launch – tomor...

CheapEats Ottawa Launch – tomorrow!!
As I’ve said before, after months and months and months (and months) of working on it, the books are here and we’re having a party! TOMORROW!! The CheapEats Ottawa Book Launch & You’re Invited! CheapEats Ottawa Book Launch Feb 13th, 7pm-9pm at East African Restaurant in Ottawa, sponsored by Beau’s All Natural Brewe [...]

CheapEats Ottawa – now Ancient ...

CheapEats Ottawa – now Ancient Forest Friendly
CheapEats Ottawa – now Ancient Forest Friendly Just got the EcoStatement for the new edition of CEOT. Very cool! (tags: ancientforestfriendly cheapeatsottawa ecostatement book publishing ceot)

Foodie Links (mainly Ottawan)

Foodie Links (mainly Ottawan)
What Are Your Must Try Dishes In Ottawa? CEOT is building the list of 100 must try dishes in Ottawa and 20 spots have been reserved for your suggestions. An active discussion is underway in the comments section – check it out! (tags: ottawa cheapeatsottawa bestof food ceot restaurants) Shawarma Debate – Chicken or Beef? Out [...]

Recent CEOT Posting

Recent CEOT Posting
What Are Your Must Try Dishes In Ottawa? CEOT is building the list of 100 must try dishes in Ottawa and 20 spots have been reserved for your suggestions. An active discussion is underway in the comments section – check it out! (tags: ottawa cheapeatsottawa bestof food ceot restaurants) Shawarma Debate – Chicken or Beef? Out of [...]

NaBloPoMo? No. GitRDunMo!

NaBloPoMo? No. GitRDunMo!
As most of you know, because I’ve tapped you to do some proof reading or emailed asking you to zip over and check the price for poutine at a pataterie with no phone, we’re in the throws of book production on the new edition of CheapEats Ottawa. My hope (cross-your-fingers-the-printers-will-agree) is to have it in bookstores before [...]

CEOT: Caribbean Flavours’ Fire

CEOT: Caribbean Flavours’ Fire
I just got the following sad news from CheapEats Ottawa contributors AE & RP: AE said: "Sad news here: Caribbean Flavours, a restaurant on Somerset that I reviewed for CheapEats burned down Tuesday. Hopefully they will rebuild." Based on the news reports below, owner Frederick White had plans for a 5-years anniversary celebrati [...]

Jason Turner’s Cartoon Profile

Jason Turner’s Cartoon Profile
As mentioned before, Jason Turner, the illustrator, did a profile of me in the current Broken Pencil. It’s out, it’s great and with his permission  I’ve posted this frame from the whole strip. It’s kind of odd seeing yourself in a cartoon strip.  Cool, but odd.  Especially when someone hits the mark as well as Jason di [...]

Great News

Great News
Finally Amazon has both CheapEats Toronto and CheapEats Ottawa on their virtual shelves!  With their covers. Yay! For those of you wondering about the cover design differences: CheapEats Ottawa 2007 (expected in bookstores spring 2007) will use the new cover design too. More Info:  Toronto – CheapEats Toronto, CETOblog.com Ottawa R [...]

Arrrr Ye Hungry?

Arrrr Ye Hungry?
Whether ye be Cap’n or wench, land-lubber or cabin boy, thar be needs t’ find a port t’ fill yer belly and wet yer whistle with a drop of rum before the sun is over the yardarm. Here be some ideas on where t’ Eat Like a Pirate without spendin’ all yer dubloons: Toronto pirates – Avast! Ottawa pirates R [...]

QotD: Written By Yours Truly

QotD: Written By Yours Truly
[Warning: SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION mode ON. If you don't know what's coming, you haven't been paying attention. ] If you could write a book about anything, what would it be about? Perhaps you’ve heard of these excellent restaurant guides written by a team of great people, all into food, all willing to share their opinions, and edited b [...]

Win a copy of CheapEats Ottawa

Win a copy of CheapEats Ottawa
Now’s your chance to have your voice heard, share your opinions, and maybe even win a free copy of CheapEats  – Toronto & Ottawa‘s best-selling guides to good quality, inexpensive restaurants and meals. Perfect for the urban hipster and the frugal foodie alike. Enter the weekly draw by going to the CheapEats Ottawa webs [...]

Eventful 4way

Eventful 4way
Today was a surprising day.  I expected it to be fairly slow and easy since I was packing up… but it was event filled. First, The News EMC published an article on CheapEats Ottawa and our call for recommendations.  Tom Collins, yes that’s his name, wrote a great article and we’re already seeing recommendations flowing in. [...]

Natalie MacLean’s Red, White an...

Natalie MacLean’s Red, White and Drunk All Over
CheapEats Ottawa celeb Natalie MacLean, of Nat Decants fame, just announced the launch of her first book - Red, White and Drunk All Over. Natalie reports that "Red, White, and Drunk All Over will be in all major book stores in Canada August 29 and in the United States September 19. You can pre-order your copies online" Natalie is [...]

Simply unsweetened

Simply unsweetened
Hi guys, Yup, unsweetened.ca is up and replacing “Letters from Lex” and this is the first exclusively unsweetened post. Warning: this post may cause boredom, disinterest and clicking away, since it is primarily for me to test the new blog. So as with most blogging – this post is for me, not so much for you. I’ve just f [...]

The McKellar Ambush

The McKellar Ambush
Don McKellar Photo courtesy of Steve Rhodes. Let it not be said that yesterday was a complete disaster.  Just minutes before my comedy-network-esque interview, I ambushed Don McKellar at the corner of Spadina and Adelaide. Now while, I don’t generally just ambush people on the street, not even celebs, I have been known to approach the [...]

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