Born and raised in the Gatineau Hills, Mara has been uniting the two solitudes of rural Quebec and downtown Ottawa ever since. A natural adventurer whose travel stories can be found in Travel & Escape, she also teaches yoga and is featured in the new book, Wanderlust Yoga: A Modern Yogi's Guide to Finding Your Best Self. Mara also writes about her passion project Yoga for Creativity for Elephant Journal.
While Tim Hortons might be the go-to pit stop for a doughy treat, Ottawans can broaden their honey-glazed horizons beyond the standard Boston cream with a sampling of the finest doughnut recipes from around the world. Greek to Polish, French to fusion, there’s a delicious doughnut to please every pastry-lover. Now, get out there and explore!
Whether it’s a grab-and-go situation (maybe the boss let you off early on Friday afternoon), a late night snack (we all know how well Black Forest cherry cheesecake complements cosmopolitans), or the grand finale to a successful first date, here are the top picks for Ottawa’s cake-by-the-slice connoisseurs.
It’s midnight and you’ve just worked up a fierce appetite after dancing the night away; or perhaps you’ve just finished work and need something to tide you over until breakfast. Whether you’re working the graveyard shift or out for a night on the town, here are Ottawa’s best picks for late night grub to fill the hunger gap.
Summer in the city calls for cold patio brews on long muggy nights, but what about those sunshiny mornings? Canada’s capital is brimming with barista-boasting gems just waiting to serve you up your morning roast, on ice. Here are a few of the best iced coffees in Ottawa, whether you are on your way to the office, or the beach.
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