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Think Global, Eat Local

Photographs: Rémi Thériault; Photolux Studio – Christian Lalonde; Luther Caverly

Ottawa is increasingly internationally minded, increasingly culturally diverse, and, most important for this story, increasingly food crazy. Last month, Ottawa Magazine’s food writers took to the streets, tasting their way through a smorgasbord of cuisines and documenting their discoveries. Along the way they visited the kitchens of local embassies to jot down the diplomats’ homegrown recipes, scouted food markets to uncover standout ingredients from the four corners of the globe, and stopped in at dozens of neighbourhood eateries to savor the most intriguing “global staples” on their menus: those key food items — pasta, bread, sweets, and rice — that are popular the world over.

It’s all in the September 2010 issue, available on newsstands Sept. 6.

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