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Cheese: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON March 22, 2018

Tips on how to preserve cheese at home, from the Ottawa Bagelshop’s resident cheesemonger, Sebastien Belisle We all love cheese (duh), which means that when you take a trip to the Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli to buy some, it’s all too easy to realize after the fact that your eyes were, in fact, significantly bigger…

An insight into running a family business

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON February 4, 2018

My dad started the Bagelshop when I was two. I literally have no memory without it being somewhere in the background. It shaped and steered and provided for my family in almost every conceivable way.   As a young child, I didn’t really know what my dad did every day, but I knew that he…

Honouring Mom

POSTED BY Allison Aitken ON May 2, 2016

Next weekend, families across Canada will express their gratitude for the special someone in their life – Mom. These incredible women nurtured, taught, loved and helped you through life’s challenges. So, in addition to the cards and the flowers, why don’t you make Mom’s day a little bit more special with a helping hand from…

30th Anniversary Approaches!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON March 29, 2014

30 years of stories. At the end of April we will be celebrating 30 years in business. To celebrate this exciting milestone we would like to honour the years of hard work and diligence by my dad and my mom, and by all the amazing staff we have had over the years.  But most of…

H’Art of Ottawa is back for its 10th year!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON March 8, 2014

Ottawa Bagelshop loves H’Art of Ottawa On March 13th we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of our collaboration with H’Art of Ottawa.  This wonderful organization will be filling our walls with beautiful, colourful art full of whimsy and joy.  Please take your time to look at the selection that will be available for sale from…

Family Day Forever!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON February 24, 2014

Once a Bagel family, always a bagel family. This year’s family day was a beautiful one.  Cold, but extremely sunny and beautiful in that winter way that Ottawa does so well.  We were closed as some of our staff have young children, and many enjoy their well-deserved day off.  I couldn’t help but feel inspired…

Winter Warm-ups!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON January 21, 2014

The Polar Vortex has nothing on us. Ah the polar vortex.  Apparently it returned. In January.  In Ottawa.  None of us are really surprised, but the winter deep freeze is challenging to endure even for the heartiest of us.  Thankfully, here at the Ottawa Bagelshop we have some great ideas to warm you up this…