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  • Lunch at the Garden

    The Tea Garden 328 CBS Highway Holyrood Phone (709) 229-7376 In the summers of my youth we took a lot of day trips around the bay. Sometimes ...

  • Breakfast at Blue

    Blue on Water 319 Water Street Ph. 754-2583 Breakfast and supper are my favourite meals. I'm usually not very hungry at lunchtime. Besides, ...

  • Chasing down

    Dining out - My stomach started rumbling the other day. Then a little voice in my head said, "Cantonese chow mein, chicken balls, almond soo guy, ...

  • Savouring-Saffron

    Many years ago, I was introduced to one of Spanish cuisine's most wonderful dishes, paella. I was, at the same time, unavoidably introduced to ...

  • Fresh Food for fido

    I was watching CNN the other day and saw a story about a lady in Atlanta, Ga., who opened a food bank for pets. Apparently, many pet owners in ...

  • 'Downstairs' at Government House

    It's not been my privilege to meet the Queen and it's a pretty safe bet that I never will. My Aunt Mabel met her once, in the late '50s. I ...

  • And now for something completely different

    I always thought that goofy bird puppet that Rod Hull performed with was an ostrich. Dumb me. It was an emu. Rod lived in Australia, so do emus. ...

  • Face-off

    Most fish and chips historians will agree that the story of fish and chips began in England. And in dear old Blighty, where they have plaques for ...

  • Eat your way through Bytown

    Ottawa's commercial bus tour guides can play fast and loose with the facts. On a recent sun-drenched day, myself and about 15 other tourists ...

  • House party

    Dining out - I was seated under a beautiful domed ceiling supported by marble columns. Magnificent oil paintings depicting the Canadian landscape ...