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Lou Fast Food

Address: 30 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 4pm (Mon – Sat); closed Sunday (hours may vary during/after pandemic) Website: Social media only – their Instagram is your best bet Green factor: Styrofoam for burger and poutine, plastic utensils, paper for fries and sausage   Sometimes reviews get lost in the digital ether and/or to the wondrous mix of procrastination […]

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Innes Chip Wagon

Address: 1873 Innes Rd, Gloucester, ON Hours: 11am – 6pm (Mon – Sat); 11am – 5pm (Sun) Website: Digital ghost Green factor: Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils, garbage container on site     Back in warmer days, after doing some hiking in Mer Bleue, my wife and I made a pit stop on the way back home to refuel at East […]

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S&S Fries

Address: 2421 Greenbank Rd, Nepean, ON Hours: 11am – 7pm (Mon, Wed – Sat); 11am – 6:30pm (Sun); closed Tues; (hours may vary during/after pandemic) Website: Nada. Not even a social media page! Green factor: Styrofoam containers for poutine, paper bag for burger, plastic utensils, garbage and recycling bins on site   My first-ever trip to Barrhaven was for a […]

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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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Classic poutine - Northern Bites
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Northern Bites

Address: 298 Preston St, Ottawa Hours: 11am – 8pm daily Website: Social media only Green factor: Mix of compostable and Styrofoam containers, plastic utensils; garbage bin on site     This rustic-looking trailer set up shop on Preston Street in the spring in the spot which has seen food trucks like Real McCoy Burgers & Fries, and Mr. Panino in […]

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