Almost three years ago, Steven “Stick” Harris and Emily Ienzi opened the doors of their first restaurant Two Six Ate. Featuring a small plates menu and a kitchen that stays open until 2am (not to mention some bad ass Star Wars art and a Miss Pacman machine), they achieved hot spot status shortly after their open.
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Dives tend to garner a bad rep. For some the term ‘dive’ may recall images of a tacky, forgotten hole-in-the-wall where an over-rambunctious, bleached-blond, spikey-haired Food Network star is perturbing the chef in the kitchen. If you’re one such antagonist, it is time to throw your misguided perception into the deep end.
Antidote Magazine met up with one of Ottawa’s premiere bartenders, Chloe Vincent, at Fresco’s Guest Room, located at 354 Elgin St, to acquire a recipe. After much persistence, bribes, and flirtations, Ms Vincent finally agreed to give us a sneak peek into one of her signature cocktails,”The Yellow Submarine.” Luckily for us hell didn’t have to freeze over.
Although Chef Jason Brault success may sound accidental, it wasn’t- it was created by a series of risks and realizations, all of which brought him to lead one of the newest and most acclaimed kitchens in Ottawa. Now, Head Chef at Erling’s in the Glebe, Jason shares what he has come to learn about food, the people that consume it, create it and what has opened his eyes after so many years.