Evening shot of Pubwells' interior, with warm lighting reflecting off the nice tin ceiling
Pubs
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Pubwells

Address: 96 Preston St, Ottawa Hours: 4pm – midnight (Tue); 11am – midnight (Wed – Sun); closed Monday Website: https://www.pubwells.com/   When trying to decide on an easy-going, post-dinner locale for a drink and a snack, my wife and I ended up at neighbourhood pub, Pubwells. The bar underwent renovations in recent years and while I’m not aware of the […]

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Diverseating
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Salang Kabob House

Address: 2934 Carling Ave, Ottawa Hours: 12 – 9pm (Tue – Sat), 12 – 8pm (Sun), closed Monday Website: https://salangkabobhouse.ca/   While in the Britannia area, it  only made sense to have lunch at an Afghani restaurant, since the Britannia area is one of the hubs of such cuisine. Salang Kabob House was my new-to-me target. The interior has a […]

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Chinese Food
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Shanghai Wonton Noodle

Address: 178 Rideau St, Ottawa Hours: 10:30am – 9pm (M – F), 11am – 9pm (Sat – Sun) Website: Nope, not even socials!     Shanghai Wonton Noodle is an unassuming little shop located in the Byward Market, on Rideau just past Dalhousie. As you as you step in, you can tell that the décor is not a focal point […]

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Food Trucks
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Anne’s Chip Stand

Address: 5135 ON-34, Vankleek Hill, ON Hours: Closed for the 2022 season as of writing Website: Facebook only Green factor: Styrofoam container for poutine, paper sleeves for sandwiches; plastic utensils, garbage and recycling bins on site     Earlier this fall, my wife and I made a pit stop in Vankleek Hill while on our way to the Eastern Townships. […]

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Food Trucks
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Scratch Box Gastro Truck

Address: 1280 Stittsville Main St, Stittsville, ON Hours: 11:30am – 6pm (M – W), 11:30am – 7pm (Th – F), 12 – 7pm (Sat), closed Sunday Website: https://scratchboxgastro.powerpages.ca/ Green factor: Compostable containers     Stittsville has lots of two things – dull suburban housing and food trucks. Unsurprisingly, it’s the latter of the two that brought me to Scratch Box […]

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Food Trucks
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The Garlic Press

Address: 1426 Scott St, Ottawa Hours: 4 – 7pm (Tu – W), 11am – 7pm (Th – Sat), closed Sun – Mon Website: https://thegarlicpress.ca/ Green factor: Mix of compostable/recyclable/regular trash containers; garbage and recycling bins on site     Earlier this year, The Garlic Press – a brand-new food truck – opened on Scott Street where trucks have been setting […]

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The bright yellow trailer which is the home of Uncle Geoff's casse-croute
Food Trucks
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Uncle Geoff’s

Address: 245 Chemin de Lac-Sainte-Marie, Lac-Sainte-Marie, QC Website: Socials only – Facebook and Instagram Green factor: Compostable containers, plastic forks; garbage and recycling bins on site     It’s not a trip to the Quebec side of the river without a stop at a casse-croûte, so while enjoying the cottage life in Lac Sainte Marie earlier this summer, I had […]

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Diverseating Food Trucks
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JJ’s Wings

Address: 1442 Baseline Rd, Ottawa Hours: 12 – 9pm (M – F), 1 – 9pm (Sat), 5 – 9pm (Sun) Website: Socials only – Instagram and Facebook Green factor: Compostable and recyclable containers, garbage bin only on site   I love that the food truck scene in Ottawa has gained enough critical mass over the years that there’s some really […]

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Food Trucks
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That Food Truck

Address: 2160 St. Joseph Boulevard, Orléans Hours: 11am – 7pm (M – W), (Th – Sat), closed Sunday Website: Socials only – Instagram and Facebook Green factor: Garbage bin only on site, compostable container for poutine, foil and paper wrap for sandwiches, plastic utensils     “Hey, you wanna get something to eat at that food truck down the street?” […]

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Diverseating Food Trucks
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Seven Tea Miles

Address: 1507 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON Hours: 4 – 9pm (Tue – Thu); 4 – 10pm (Fri); 12 – 10pm (Sat); 12 – 9pm (Sun); closed Monday Website: https://www.seventeamiles.com/ Green factor: Compostable/recyclable food containers; plastic drink cups; garbage bin on site     While out in Nepean recently, I tried an intriguing food truck that I had noticed last year […]

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