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New Ottawa company brings custom-built Italian signs to Canada

New Ottawa company brings custom-built Italian signs to Canada

Midweek Mugging: Iridance Image Systems Inc. builds custom backlit images.
Family-run Italian deli opens in Urbandale

Family-run Italian deli opens in Urbandale

Midweek Mugging: Robbie's Corner serves an assortment of homemade Italian dishes, sandwiches, soups and desserts.
Mexican eatery looks to bring authentic flavours to Vanier

Mexican eatery looks to bring authentic flavours to Vanier

Midweek Mugging: New restaurant serves chilaquiles on Montreal Road.
New Centretown diner offers comfort food in mini portions

New Centretown diner offers comfort food in mini portions

Midweek Mugging: Pudgyboy's Diner opened on Bank Street in November and is offering mini-sized options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Syrian refugee launches pastry business in Billings Bridge

Syrian refugee launches pastry business in Billings Bridge

Midweek Mugging: Just a few short years since arriving in Canada, Aeman Alkadour has launched a pop-up stall in Billings Bridge Shopping Centre selling an assortment of Syrian sweets, cookies and pastries. 
Not just a churro cart anymore, La Catrina bringing even more Mexican flavour to ByWard Market

Not just a churro cart anymore, La Catrina bringing even more Mexican flavour to ByWard Market

Midweek Mugging: Owners Diana Martinez-Ortega and Ulises Ortega started with a churro cart in 2013, but have now expanded into a full café.
Ottawa's Culture Kombucha giving back to community through fermented tea

Ottawa's Culture Kombucha giving back to community through fermented tea

Midweek Mugging: Owner Wentsi Yeung said she decided to start her own kombucha brewing business after falling in love with her first sip of the fermented tea drink.
Ottawa Free Tours telling the city's more "colourful" stories

Ottawa Free Tours telling the city's more "colourful" stories

Midweek Mugging: Ottawa Free Tours founder André LaFlamme said he wants to tell the kinds of stories that aren't in history textbooks, from when Ottawa was considered one of the "sketchier" cities in North America.
Ottawa's Really Horrible Enterprises bringing life to homemade food and drinks

Ottawa's Really Horrible Enterprises bringing life to homemade food and drinks

Midweek Mugging: Todd Chambers' business began by making homemade vanilla extract which would sell out at craft shows. He explained, it’s a simple process to steep vanilla beans in alcohol for six months, but nobody else was taking the time to do it.
Ottawa business making "weird and different" preserves with local fruits and veggies

Ottawa business making "weird and different" preserves with local fruits and veggies

Midweek Mugging: Jargon Preserves Co-founder Blake Williams said the business is a creative outlet for him and he hopes people use their preserves to make something even tastier.
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