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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Latke eggs benny - Wellington Diner
Diners
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The Wellington Diner

Address: 1385 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON Hours: 7:00am – 9:00pm (everyday) Website: https://www.wellingtondiner.com/   **Note that their menu has changed since my visit, and not all the above items are currently available or have changed, and hours are different during the coronavirus lockdown.    Balance in life is important, so after taking a nice walk in Britannia Park, my […]

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Donair and heirloom salad - OCCO Kitchen
Donairs
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Ottawa Donair Quest – OCCO Kitchen

Address: 160 Bay St, Ottawa Hours: 7am – 10pm (Mon-Thu); 7am – 11pm (Fri); 8am – 11pm (Sat); 8am – 10pm (Sun) Website: https://www.occokitchen.com/take-out I heard from a co-worker who was aware of my #OttawaDonairQuest about the downtown location of OCCO Kitchen having a donair, so I made my way there for a lunch date with my wife to see […]

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Cheeseburger - Big Town Burgers
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Big Town Burgers

Address: 680 Bank St, Ottawa Hours: 11:30am – 7pm (Mon – Sat); 11:30am – 5pm (Sun) Website: http://bigtownburgers.com/ Green factor: Recycling and garbage bins on site; foil wrappers for the burger, styrofoam for the fries     The Glebe hasn’t exactly been friendly to food trucks, although outdoor gear fixture Kunstadt has made part of the parking lot available to […]

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My Vina chip wagon
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My Vina

Address: 100 Queen St (between O’Connor and Metcalfe) Hours: 10am – 3pm (M-F); closed Sat-Sun Website: Nope Green factor: Styrofoam containers for burgers and poutines; plastic utensils; didn’t see any bins on site.   On a recent, spring-ish Ottawa day that appeared between our charming (re. morally devastating) April snowstorms, I was on the hunt to try a new-to-me chip […]

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