Spicy sausage sandwich - Mr. Panino
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Mr. Panino

Address: Corner of Preston and Louisa in Little Italy Hours: 9:00 – 4:00pm (Mon – Fri) Website: mrpanino.ca Green factor: Recycling available. Styrofoam containers and plastic utensils.   When it comes to food trucks, there’s varying degrees of how easy it is to discover them. Some have an active presence across all the big social media platforms, plus up-to-date schedules […]

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The orange truck itself - Mexigo Cabana
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Mexigo Cabana

Address: 1217 Walkley Rd, Ottawa, ON Hours: 11:00 – 7:00pm (Mon-Sat); closed Sunday (hours from their infrequently updated Facebook) Website: No, sir Green factor: Recycling for bottles. Styrofoam containers.   When you’re a mobile food vendor, you have to use all the available tools at your disposal to make your (literally) small business as visible as possible. Mexigo Cabana puts their best digital […]

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Mega dumpling bowl - Dumpling Park
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Dumpling Park

Address: 538 Rochester St, Ottawa, ON (behind the Morning Owl) Hours: 11:00am – 2:00pm (M-F, during the warm months) Website: Nada Green factor: No composting or recycling. Recyclable/re-useable containers.   After hearing tales of delicious lunches at the dumpling truck my sister was mildly addicted to, she shot me a message last summer to meet up for lunch and finally […]

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Donair platter - Mr Poutine
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Mr. Poutine

Address: 1075A Bank St, Ottawa, ON (next to TARG in Old Ottawa South) Hours: Lunch until late Website: Ha! Green factor: No recycling or composting. Styrofoam containers.   Long after the hip and cool gourmet food trucks that feed the downtown lunch masses have gone home for the day, their culinary forefathers – the old school chip wagons – remain. […]

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Rico Peru

Address: Kent and Laurier (typically) Hours: Street Food App Ottawa Website: http://www.ricoperu.ca/  (leave the sound on for some sweet Peruvian, spaghetti western-esque tunes)   Over the past two food truck seasons, I was able to hit up Peruvian food truck Rico Peru on a couple occasions – once at a small food truck rally, and a second time at their regular spot […]

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Dragonz Bowl, with added egg roll - Angry Dragonz
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Angry Dragonz food truck

Address: Corner of Gloucester and Lyon (typically) Hours: Street Food App Ottawa Website: http://www.angrydragonz.ca/index.html   Looking to  kill some time and fill my belly, what better way to do that than to bike a couple kilometers to the downtown core and grab a late lunch at a food truck? Burn calories, consume calories – the endless cycle. According to the […]

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Poutine - Crispy Chips
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Crispy Chips

Address: Uh, the parking lot in front of Canadian Tire on Merivale – 1820 Merivale Rd, Nepean, ON Hours: 11:00am – 7:00pm (M-F), 11:00am – 6:00pm (Sat), 11:00am – 5:00pm (Sun) (according to Google, no hours on their Facebook page) Website: https://www.facebook.com/crispyswagon/   Last autumn, on a magical journey to the miles of strip mall wonder that is Merivale Road, I came […]

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