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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Kim’s Chip Wagon

Address: 1532 Lapierre Ave, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 6pm (Mon – Sat) Website: Oh god no Green factor: Styrofoam container, garbage bin on site     I first noticed this chip wagon a couple of years ago when taking the bus to my sister’s place. It’s a bit off the beaten path, on a commercial/light industrial street just off Carling, […]

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Linda Maria Food Truck

Address: 2003 St. Joseph Blvd, Orleans, ON Hours: 11am – 3pm (Tue-Wed, Sat), 11am – 5pm (Thu-Fri) Website: https://www.lindamaria.ca/ Green factor: Garbage bin on site, no recycling; compostable container, plastic utensils   Earlier this year, during the spring of ‘Rona, I found out about a new taco-focused food truck out in Orleans – Linda Maria. Being car-less, and living and […]

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BB Chips Chip Wagon

Address: Cooper at Bank St, Ottawa Hours: 10:30am – 5:30pm (Mon – Fri); closed Sat – Sun Website: Ha! Green factor: Styrofoam containers for poutine and burgers; plastic utensils; no waste bins on site     It’s hard to go more than a block or two in Centretown without hitting a chip wagon, and BB Chips lays claim to the […]

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The truck - T&D Chips
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T&D Chips

Address: Lisgar at Bank Hours: Lunch-ish on weekdays for sure. Otherwise…*shrug emoji* Website: Ha! Noooo Green factor: Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils; No garbage or recycling on site   As I continue to work my way through the chip wagons and food trucks of Ottawa, I stopped by T&D Chips for lunch in warmer times earlier this year. This orange and […]

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The truck - The Real McCoy
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The Real McCoy Burger & Fries

Address: 298 Preston St., Ottawa Hours: https://streetfoodapp.com/ottawa/the-real-mccoy Website: All of the social medias Green factor: Styrofoam for poutine, paper-lined foil for burger, plastic utensils; recycling bin on site     The mobile food game is as tough as any niche of the restaurant business, maybe even tougher than most with its dependence on the weather. As such, it’s never a […]

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Patio - O-Frango
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O-Frango

Address: 151 Laurier Ave, Ottawa (in behind in the parking lot) Hours: 12 – 7pm (Mon – Fri); 12 – 4pm (Sat); closed Sundays Website: Facebook only     After a day of doing some local sightseeing with my wife, I wanted to use the opportunity of being in the Byward Market to make a small detour to check out […]

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The truck - Dash Mobile Cookery
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Dash Mobile Cookery

Address and hours: Check out their Street Food app page Website: https://www.dashtruck.ca/ Green factor: Compostable containers, plastic utensils, no waste bins on site     Many food trucks have to compete against each other, and against brick and mortar places for the food dollars of the hungry masses – but some have a lock on their market. Dash Mobile Cookery […]

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