- Where to Eat Right Now, Ottawa Magazine’s Annual Restaurant Issue November 2010 Is Fine Dining Dead? The city’s most buzzed-about restaurants are serving up a convivial atmosphere and refined dishes that take local and seasonal cooking to new heights.Food Editor Shawna Wagman’s Top Ten List
- “The Rise of Good Bread”, Ottawa Magazine, June 2009 As better bread sweeps the capital and competition heats up among the city’s artisanal bakeries, Shawna Wagman asks what our loaves say about us
- “Soul Satisfying”, Ottawa Magazine, November 2008 In a cottage off the highway south of the city, a young couple dish out authentic lip-smacking soul food and its key ingredient: love
- “Quest: Homemade Ice Cream”, Ottawa Magazine, Aug 2008 Spoon in hand, I raided the freezers of four restaurant kitchens to taste-test some of the best scoops around.
- “Food Trippin’ in Prince Edward County”, Ottawa Magazine By all accounts the County, as it’s known, is in the midst of a renaissance—a full-scale food- and wine-fueled revival.
- “The $12,000 Brew”, The Globe & Mail, May 26, 2007 And just when we can’t imagine life without our custom lattes, along comes the Clover, a high-tech gadget poised to launch a drip-coffee revival.
- “The Boys of Bridgehead”, Ottawa Magazine, October 2007 With an eye to the West Coast, where a new wave of coffee shops is raising the bar on quality, a small group of passionate employees is intent on transforming the company reputation from ethical coffee housetoethicalcutting-edge coffee boutique
- “Rise and Shine”, Ottawa Magazine, November 2007 They may be working behind the scenes now, but these cooks are already making a significant impact on the way this city eats. And the only place to go is up. Shawna Wagman profiles the best chefs you’ve never heard of.
- “The New Food Icons (Montreal), The Globe & Mail, March 25, 2006 We’d never tell you to skip the bagel stop, but next time you head to Montreal, be sure to stock up on the next generation of must-haves.
- “Flash in the Pan”, Doctor’s Review The year’s newest food trends are on everyone’s lips
- “The Politics of Fresh”, Ottawa Magazine, January 2005 A small band of zealots and one lone bureaucrat are trying to secure the region’s locally grown produce for the community. It hasn’t been easy.
- “HOT SHOP: Bra Chic, The Globe & Mail, July 16, 2005 As the proud owner of a pair of F-cups, Marianne Hassan says it was impossible to find bras in her size. While bra shopping in London, she decided to leave her job as a community health educator and open BraChic
- “Funny You Don’t Look Kosher”, Canadian Business, March 2005 An old quality-control standard is big business.
- “Tween Power:Have Allowance Will Transform Economy”, Canadian Business 1998 Move over, baby boomers. After courting you for 40 years, marketers and advertisers have now turned their attention to a powerful new group of consumers-your kids
- “The Long Haul”, Canadian Geographic Travel, September 2008 The bike you use for a dash to the corner store isn’t the bike you’ll need for a trip across the country
- “Ten Best: The Sap that Changed the World”, Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2009 Serious syrup fan Shawna Wagman unveils her favourite classic cabanes à sucre, plus a range of maple experiences serving up everything from folklore to fine dining
- “Amsterdam”, ELLE Canada, 2004 Picturesque Amsterdam’s historic setting belies the city’s liberal outlook and cutting-edge style
- “Let’s do lunch…maybe”, Chatelaine, December 2004 When did we be come so afraid of commitment?
- “Curvy Girl”, Today’s Parent Pregnancy