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Carleton Fries

Address: 1170 Heron Rd, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 5pm (daily); (Hours may vary during/after pandemic) Website: Nada, not even social media Green factor: All Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils, garbage bin on site     You’ve likely seen the blue and yellow trailer of Carleton Fries if you’ve ever gone past Bank and Heron, and I recently stopped in to see […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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