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Rideau Bakery closes its doors

A 2011 view of the Rideau Bakery storefront. (Flickr)

A 2011 view of the Rideau Bakery storefront. (Flickr)

Baked goods on display in undated photo from Rideau Bakery’s Facebook page.

Baked goods on display in undated photo from Rideau Bakery’s Facebook page.

The news broke on the Ottawa Kosher Foodies Facebook group late on Friday afternoon (June 28) that Rideau Bakery had gone out of business.

An institution in Ottawa’s Jewish community – and well beyond – the kosher bakery was run by three generations of the Kardish family for almost nine decades and had two locations, on Rideau Street, in the neighbourhood where Ottawa’s Jewish community was once concentrated, and a second location on Bank Street in the Alta Vista area. Rideau Bakery also supplied breads and other baked goods to numerous other retail outlets in the Ottawa area. [Read more…]

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