Pong's Poutine food truck
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Pong’s Poutine

Address: 2079 Carp Rd, Carp, ON Hours: 11am – 3:45pm (Mon – Tue, Sat – Sun), 11am – 4:45pm (Wed – Thu), 11am – 6:45pm (Fri); (Hours may vary during/after pandemic) Website: Social media only, mainly their Facebook Green factor: Compostable containers, plastic forks, garbage and recycling bins on site     This summer, I made an effort to finally […]

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Jerk chicken tacos and fries at Jerk on Wheels food truck
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Jerk on Wheels

Address: 1533 Merivale Rd, Ottawa Hours: 4 – 8pm (Mon – Sat); closed Sundays (hours may vary during/after the pandemic) Website: Nope, but check out their Instagram stories to see if they’re open Green factor: Styrofoam containers, garbage bin on site food A couple of years ago, a bright-red food truck took over the former location of Caribbean Cruiser on […]

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Mr. Hot Potato

Address: 17 Bullman St, Ottawa (behind the Beer Store next to Holland’s Cross) Hours: 11am – 5pm (Mon – Fri); 12pm – 5pm (Sat); closed Sunday Green Factor: Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils; recycling and garbage bins on site     It’s funny how places can be “off the beaten path” when they’re only a couple blocks from the heart of […]

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The truck - Le Snack Attack
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Le Snack Attack

Address: Corner of Nepean at Elgin, Ottawa Hours: Unlisted, but standard chip wagon hours of 11am – 2pm on weekdays is a safe bet Website: Haha nope Green factor: Styrofoam for poutine, aluminum foil for burger, plastic utensils; no bins on site     When I was recently foiled by the inconsistency of restaurant hours during the pandemic, I knew […]

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Crave Tacos trailer
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Crave Tacos

Address: 1610 Stittsville Main St, Stittsville, ON Hours: 11am – 7pm (Sun – Tue, Sat); 11am – 9pm (Wed – Fri) Website: Social media only (FB & IG) Green factor: Compostable containers, plastic utensils     One snowy Ottawa day, while I already had a car-share booked to run some errands, I made the drive out to Stittsville. The reason […]

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Frenchie’s Super Fries

Address: 1145 Wellington St. W, Ottawa Green factor: Compostable container for fries-only, but Styrofoam for burgers and poutine. Garbage and recycling bins on site.   In front of the RBC on Wellington at McCormick in Hintonburg, there’s a blue and yellow fixture of the neighbourhood: Frenchie’s Super Fries. I’ve walked by the colourful chip wagon many times, but it was […]

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Thee Chip Shoppe

Address: 665 Booth St (across from the NRCan office tower) Hours: 11am – 2pm (M-F, unofficial, may change during/after pandemic) Green factor: Styrofoam containers for burgers and poutine, plastic utensils; no garbage or recycling disposal on site   Competing against a nameless chip wagon, Thee Chip Shoppe is the southernmost of the two stalwart chip wagons which typically set up […]

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Classic poutine - Northern Bites
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Northern Bites

Address: 298 Preston St, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 8pm daily Website: Social media only Green factor: Mix of compostable and Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils; garbage bin on site     This rustic-looking trailer set up shop on Preston Street in the spring in the spot which has seen food trucks like Real McCoy Burgers & Fries, and Mr. Panino in […]

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Truck - Tommy's Chip Wagon
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Tommy’s Chip Wagon

Address: 1249 Wellington St W, Ottawa (by the BMO) Hours: 11am – 5pm (Mon – Fri) Green factor: Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils, no waste or recycling bins on site   While Tommy’s Chip Wagon certainly isn’t made out of marble, it is just as much a fixture on Wellington Street as the eclectic sculptures that dot this west end neighbourhood.  […]

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Smashburger - True North Eats
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True North Eats

Address: 1666 Bank St, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 6pm (Tue – Sun); closed Monday Website: https://truenortheats.com/ (not in service as of writing) Green factor: Recyclable and compostable containers; no bins on site   The pandemic has forced huge changes on all of us, and small business owners have had many wrenches thrown into their typical business plans. The folks at […]

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