Joe Thottungal

More than two years after watching his business go up in smoke, award-winning Ottawa chef Joe Thottungal was celebrating the grand reopening of Coconut Lagoon over the weekend.
"Ottawa isn’t just a pretty face ... I started to wonder why we’re a community where “service” is so respected, even expected," writes Kimothy Walker,
Organizers of GoFundMe fundraiser are set to start distributing money to most-affected businesses later this month.
A local grassroots movement to keep vulnerable people fed during the pandemic has picked up more steam than a simmering pressure cooker full of beans.
High-profile Ottawans are working with the non-profit organization to identify, cultivate and support the growth of new and existing philanthropic relationships.
Event that included prizes and live and silent auction items raised $55,000, surpassing the previous high of $48,000.
Restaurant owner partners with Indian High Commission to help mark the south Asian country’s Republic Day
COVID-19 prompts Association of Fundraising Professionals to switch to special broadcast in lieu of awards dinner
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Centre Block Group recognized with special one-time award for response to COVID-19 crisis alongside seven other award category recipients.
As COVID-19 created hardships for vulnerable Ottawa residents, Joe Thottungal quickly turned to what he knew best: He started to cook.