©Photo by Lois Siegel
Ottawa Area

Le Cordon Bleu is present in 15 countries with more than 27 schools
attended by more than 20,000 students annually
The schools employ 450 chefs, including 80 Master Chefs.

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Lighting by Victor Turco

Beignets de Gambas

Lois Siegel photographed  in Ottawa a series of food photos
for a textbook,
"Cuisine Foundations,"
 by Delmar Cengage Learning.

Classic Recipes

Chef Alain
Personal Chef

Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli

Vince Piazza
Regional Contact
April 30, 2011

Ottawa Citizen

20 Questions with the owners of Ottawa Bagelshop & Deli

    The shop is an art gallery, coffee shop,
 restaurant, deli, and gourmet food emporium.     
And don't forget the bagels.

©Photos by Lois Siegel

You can find items here
 that you can't find anywhere else in town.
Ottawa West

"The Toast of the Town"
Montreal Smoked Meat

Gourmet Gift Baskets


Cheese Platter

Fruit Platter

Veggie Dip




Vince has the largest selection of dark chocolate in all of Ottawa.
An entire walkway, the size of a large grocery aisle
is devoted to the darkest and sinful of chocolaty delights.


Feast of Fields
Canadian Organic Growers - Ottawa Chapter

Ottawa Firehouse Cookbook
Recipes and Stories
Available at Ottawa, Canada
Fire Stations

20th Annual



Taste more!
An aid to better cooking, eating, drinking
An E-Book by
George Pandi

Eighty-seven chapters, 290 pages
 fully indexed by subject
 formatted for computer screen viewing

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George Pandi

Christopher Tom Kee

October 19, 2008
Christopher Tom Kee, born and raised in Ottawa
competed in the 2008 Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany. 
Tom Kee's entrée presentation earned him the only Gold medal in his category.

He is a member of Team NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)
 based in Edmonton where he graduated in culinary studies in 2007. 
He has also landed a one-month stage at the twice-voted 2nd Best restaurant in the world, 
the Fat Duck in Bray (just outside of London, England).  
TEAM NAIT earned a total of five medals (2 golds, 1 silver and 3 bronze).

Tom Kee is spending six months exploring Europe before returning home.

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Adam's Sausages and Meat Products
European Products
Ottawa East

©Photo by Lois Siegel

The Arc Hotel


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Stephen Beckta

Dining and Wine

©Photos by Lois Siegel
 Pat Nicastro

La Bottega

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Brasserie d' Orleans

Grilled salmon served with a caper and tarragon sauce,
topped with lemon confit.
Steamed salted potatoes with a tomato and fennel salad on the side

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Apple Turnover

Bread and Sons
195 Bank Street
(613) 230-5302

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Budapest Delicatessen
54 Byward Market Square
(613) 241-5400

Bytown Catering

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Byward Market

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Savory Coffees and Frittata

Caffé Zucchero
340 Queen St.
(613) 560-5829
Italian Espresso Bar

Owners: Steve and Claire Falsetto

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed Sunday

The food is delicious

Feta & Spinach Grilled Panini

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Cakes by Tatiana

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Riedel Glassware

C.A. Paradis
Bank St. at Riverdale
Ottawa South

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Chilly Chiles

Chu Shing Restaurant
691 Somerset St. West
Dim Sum Every Day at Noon

©Photos by Lois Siegel
White Cream

The Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute

Arctic Char Tartar
Tartare d'Ombre Chevalier

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Delice Royal
Fine French Pastries & Chocolates

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Polenta Ragout
Divino Wine Studio


Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli

Maddalena and Pasquale Iannitti enjoy an evening out
Kate Parsons, sommelier

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Dutch Groceries and Imports
1400 Clyde Ave. (Bleeker Mall)
(613) 226-1002

El Gusto Mazzola
939 Somerset Street W.

Argentine steak with chimichurri sauce from El Gusto Mazzola

Photo by Darren Brown/Ottawa Citizen

Best Red Meat 2015, Ottawa Citizen

Empire Grill
Byward Market
©Photos by Lois Siegel


Escargot with Mushrooms

Les Fougeres
Ottawa area
Chelsea, Quebec

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Basil mousse served on
Juniper Farm late summer vegetables

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Grilled Quail
Korean BBQ sauce, mushrooms, sweet peppers

Fraser Café
New Edinburgh

Genji Japanese Restaurant
Unique Creations
Genji specializes in Japanese fusion cuisine
Dishes include sushi, sashimi,  tempura and teriyaki

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Ebi Almond
Fried Almond Coated Black Tiger Shrimp

Top Left - Clockwise
Yasai Maki, Sunrise, Sal-Mango Twist
Apple Tuna Tartar

Nasu Dengaku
Asian Eggplant

Chef Benny Yuen

Dragon Roll
Shrimp Tempura Roll with Masago
Topped with Avocado

Cold Saki

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Golden Baguette Bakery
242 Bank Street
(613) 235-3838

Apple Pie

©Photos by Lois Siegel

The Green Door
Vegetarian Restaurant

The Herb Garden
Ottawa Area
Almonte, Ontario

Hot Peppers
Thai Cuisine

The Hot Potato Co.

©Photo by Lois Siegel

International Cheese & Deli
40 Byward Market

©Photo by Lois Siegel
625 Somerset Street West
(613) 233-0204

©Photo by Lois Siegel
J. D. Adam

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Noble Chocolate
Pistachio Dessert Cups

Gourmet Concepts

British Artisan Cheeses
Lyburn Gold, Keen's Cheddar, Sharpham Rustic

White Chocolate Mousse

Specialists in Restaurant and Hotel Cooking Equipment
             Gourmet Kitchen and Wine Accessories Outlet

Creation by Taka

From the Hot Kitchen
Prawns Stuffed with Crab and Cashews

Kinki's 4th Anniversary Celebration
©Photos by Lois Siegel

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Kowloon Market
712 Somerset St. West

(613) 233-1108

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Chicken and Asparagus Soup

Cuori di Palma
Hearts of Palm
with tomato, red onion, and parsley
in a creamy garlic dressing

Mussels in White Wine Sauce
La Dolce Vita

Italian Village
Preston Street

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Little Turkish Village
2095 St. Joseph Boulevard
(613) 824-5557

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Lapointe Fish
Byward Market
46 Byward Market Square

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Malak Lebanese Pastry
1216 Bank St.
Ottawa South


Restaurante Nuevo Latino
Byward Market

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Photo by Chris Mikula, The Ottawa Citizen
Mariposa Farm
Just East of Ottawa
Plantagenet, Ontario

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Barbecued (or Maple Charcoaled) Bison Tenderloin

A Variety of Cheeses

Home-Baked Bread

Pear Tart

A unique country experience - enjoy a wonderful meal
as you view the landscape through a see-through wall of windows.

Mid-East Food Centre
(St. Laurent, south of the 417 Highway)

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Le Moulin
Wakefield Mill

Ottawa Area

©Photo by Lois Siegel
New Mee Fung 
350 Booth Street

Closed Tuesdays

Orleans Bakery

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Chocolate Cake

Delicious Bakery

The Parkside Cafe
521 Rideau St.
(613) 288-2439

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Parma Ravioli
1314 Wellington St.

©Photos by Lois Siegel

Pasticceria Gelateria Italiana
200 Preston Street

Photo by Ron Eade
Food Editor, Ottawa Citizen

Lois Siegel, Photographer
 Joe Calabro, Co-Owner Pastry and Chocolatier Chef

Piccolo Grande

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Rent A Chef

Poached Chicken
 with Timbale of Rice
 and Vegetables

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Choucroute Garnie

©Photo by Lois Siegel

©Photos  by Lois Siegel
Restaurant eighteen
Byward Market
18 York Street

Chef Matthew Carmichael and Restaurant 18 owner Caroline Gosselin
virtually hang out with the world-famous Toronto chef Susur Lee

Sante Restaurant/Art Gallery
45 Rideau at Sussex, 2nd floor
(613) 241-7113

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Saslove's Meat Market

Byward Market

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Sausage Kitchen Inc.
5 Byward Market Square
(613) 241-6358

Butcher Shop & Deli
In the Tradition of Central Europe 
Sausage Production on Premises

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Savana Cafe
Tropical Fusion

The Scottish and Irish Store
Ottawa East
Ottawa West

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Sheraton Hotel
Carleton Grill
Viennese Beef Goulash and Spaetzle

Single Gourmet
An International Social Dining Club
 for Upscale Singles

©Photo by Pamela Hudson
The Byward Market

St. Albert Cheese
St. Albert, Ontario


The Swan at Carp Restaurant & Pastry

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Sweet Stop Café
620 Bellamy Road,
(613) 622-0301
White Lake, Ontario

Best Strawberry Pie Ever

Swiss Pastries

The Table
Ian Lipski

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Thyme and Again
Creative Catering and Take Home Food Inc.
Ottawa West

Le Tartuffe
Gatineau, Quebec
Ottawa Area

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Tropical Treets Ice Cream

Tulips & Maple


©Photos by Lois Siegel
Vietnamese Kitchen
478 Bank Street
(613) 593-8991
(613) 593-8888

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Watercress with Vegetable Dumpling , Age Tofu

Wasabi Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
The Byward Market

©Photos by Lois Siegel
Scallops, Parmesan Risotto, Melon Salsa

The Wellington Gastropub

The food is delicious

Chef Christopher Deraiche

©Photo by Lois Siegel
The Whalesbone
Oyster House
430 Bank St.
(613) 231- 8569

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