Ol' Boothy in the flesh
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Ol Boothy

Address: Booth St at Norman Hours: No name, no hours. My best guess is just before lunch to mid-afternoon. Website: Ha! Green factor: Aluminum foil for burgers, Styrofoam for poutine, paper containers and bags for fries. Garbage bin only.   At the end of Booth Street near Dow’s Lake, amidst brick buildings full of diligent bureaucrats, are two chip wagons. […]

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S&G Fries and Burgers - in all its orange glory
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S&G Fries and Burgers

Address: 1845 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON Hours: 11:00am – 7:00pm daily Website: Oddly, yes: http://www.sgfries.com Green factor: Recycling, no composting. Styrofoam containers.   What’s one to do when they’ve just donated half a litre of blood? If you’re me, you walk a kilometre up the road in the blazing hot sun to try out chip shack S&G Fries and Burgers. […]

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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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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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