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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Coriander shrimp dumplings - Hung Sum
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Hung Sum

Address: 939 Somerset Street West, Ottawa Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm (M, W-Th), closed Tue, 11:00am – 10:00pm (F), 10:00am – 10:00pm (Sat), 10:00am – 9:00pm (Sun) Website: Just this Facebook account   It can be tough being the new kid on the food writing block (NKOTFWB album dropping soon!), and perhaps even more so when you’re trying a storied, popular restaurant for the first time. […]

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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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Shameless gorging in 3, 2, 1... - La Cabana
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La Cabana Pupuseria y Restaurante

Address: 848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, ON Hours: 12:00pm – 9:00pm (M), closed (Tue), 12:00pm – 9:00pm (Wed-Sun) Website: http://lacabana.ca/   Located just off Carling, in an unassuming strip mall that it inhabits along with a South Asian grocery, La Cabana (and the Latin American grocery it shares space with) is a place I’ve passed by many times, but never visited. However, […]

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