Tucked away in a quiet side street of Centertown Ottawa sits North & Navy, which is every bit as elegant as it sounds. A converted century home creates a parallel between Northern Italian cuisine and Eastern Ontario fare; conveying a sense of excitement that lies somewhere between the discovery of something original and simply coming home.
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Last summer, Chef Rich Wilson and his fiancée Lindsay Gordon opened their restaurant “Segue”, in the Glebe. Backed by the guidance of established restauranteur Ion Aimers (of The Works, Za Za Za and Wilf and Ada’s), Segue received positive reviews during its run. As the name implied, Segue served as a transition phase before a massive renovation and eventual reopening as “The Pomeroy House”.
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.
I’m always in search of new sensory experiences to thrill my taste buds and enlighten my palate in the most delicious and exciting ways. After suggestions to try Navarra in downtown Ottawa rapidly accumulated, I had no choice but to try this Mexican-Spanish fusion gem of the capital city. Navarra is now at the top of my list in stellar dining experiences, and here is why.