In recent years, all food trends have pointed to “going local.” But anyone who understands this concept understands that it’s more of that; it is about having a sense of place, a sense of identity, a connection to that which sustains us. Wine and food, are in so many ways the most basic and profound connective forces we have to a simple happiness.
[note color=”#000001″] Murray Street 110 Murray Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5M7
Map Tel: 613.562.7244[/note] [quote style=”1″]The art of salting, curing, and smoking meat,”as Murray Street’s Chef, Steve Mitton, defines charcuterie, is no easy task “It’s a lot of brining of fresh meats or taking whole muscles and being patient with it—either curing it in salts, liquid brines, dry brines, dry cures, slow smoking, long hanging times where you don’t touch the meat even if you’re tempted to feel if it’s firm or not.”