Ron Eade at The Ottawa Citizen Online writes:

“Charlotte Langley, formerly at The Wellington Gastropub, Beckta Dining & Wine, on-air cook with the TV show Road Grill with celebrity ex-quarterback Matt Dunigan, and most recently at the new Moonroom restaurant on Preston Street, has joined The Whalesbone Oyster House on Bank Street as executive chef.”

Ron Eade from The Ottawa Citizen reports on Derek Benitz’s Recession Menus at his two restaurants: by finding efficiencies in the kitchen (using less expensive cuts of meat, ditching expensive out of season fresh vegetables that have to be flown in, etc), he’s been able to drop prices on his menu in hopes that in leaner times people will still feel they can go out to eat and help keep his restaurants afloat.