Issue 644 Volume 3 Number 144
It's Wednesday, November 2, 2022 and we love this TVO history of our City’s beleagured 1972-73 professional hockey team, the WHL’s Ottawa Nationals. Although they certainly outlasted the two week life of the Ottawa Civics.
Food + Drink Update
▪️Perch makes number four on the list of Air Canada's Top Ten Restaurants. If you thought it was hard to get a reservation today, oh boy.
▪️2022 Pumpkins for the Planet: Wondering what to do with your pumpkin, now that Halloween is over? Foodsharing Ottawa is looking for intact and carved pumpkins, which will be transformed into meals for people (intact pumpkins) and animals and soil (carved pumpkins). A full list of drop-off locations can be found at the Ottawa South Eco-Action Network Facebook page.
▪️Try Overflow’s Forever Young lager at their 4th birthday party tomorrow (Thursday November 3, 5:30pm to 11:00pm). Cans of the lager go on sale at 9:00am if you can’t make the shindig but be warned: this beer usually sells out within hours of release.
▪️Ferme Juniper Farm has produced its own Sriracha-style hot sauce, which utilizes organic fermented cayenne, ginger, garlic, and maple syrup to achieve its flavour. Green hot sauce is also available and each costs $10 per bottle. 375 Shouldice Road, Wakefield, QC.
▪️Ottawa Farm Fresh’s Winter CSA is still taking registrations. You can also add items like eggs, milk, meat, and baked goods from the now-closed farm store to your order.
▪️Peter Hum at the Ottawa Citizen notes the humble appearance and 90 minute time limit at Korean House but finds everything ‘uniformly delicious’.
▪️Ralf Joneikies at Capital Eats approves of Gatineau craft brewery À La Dérive’s elevated pub food like pogos with pork sausage instead of hot dogs, chicken wings served whole, and fish and chips made with locally caught walleye.
▪️NarCity has found nine Ottawa restaurants where you can have dinner for under $20 each: The Third, Ahora Mexican, Run2Patty, The Prescott, Gitanes Burger, Atomic Rooster, Si Señor, Saigon Boy Noodle House, and Farinella.
▪️Apartment 613 notes that Bibi’s Middle Eastern Kitchen has opened a new location in Hintonburg, in addition to the Beechwood home office.
More Made in Canada Advent Calendars
Pickle and Myrrh is Merrickvile’s artisan Sea Salt Caramel Shop, so you can rightly assume that their Advent Calendar is chock full of the sticky treats. You’ll find 24 flavours like maple, cupcake, coffee, caramel apple, and gingerbread. $40.
Deals of the day
▪️Solo Stove’s new Mesa tabletop fire pit brings a warm and cheerful smokeless flame to your outdoor gathering. It comes in a range of attractive colours, too. Right now it’s on sale for $109.99.
▪️Pure Balanxed has announced that due to current times, their prices must go up by between 6% and 11% on November 7. Now is the time to snap up Toronto-made, cosy jogger sets, tees, shorts, playsuits, and dresses at current prices.
▪️Take 15% off all products at Quebec makeup brand Alphée, using the code ‘anniversaire’.
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We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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