Issue 656 Volume 3 Number 156
It's Wednesday, November 23 2022 and we are quite taken by NarCity’s roundup of seven romantic small towns around Ottawa.
Food + Drink Update
▪️Purdy’s Hanukkah offerings are plentiful. They've got minatures, chocolate coins, Love and Light Hanukkah Gift box, and more.
▪️Beau’s has launched a Lug Lite lager, which uses the same malted barley and wheat as their popular Lug Tread, but it has an ABV of 4% and zero sugar.
▪️Spark Beer is keeping last weekend's party going with a special until Sunday: buy any pizza and any beer and pay $20.
▪️Brew Donkey has been busy curating some new beer experiences for Ottawa’s beer people. They’re combining forces with Drunken Cinema to create The Final Draft Tour, which includes a ticket to Batman Returns, round-trip bus transportation to the cinema, a light snack, and two brewery tours (includes a beer sample), all for $85. They’ve also got festive Holiday Week Tours December 27 through 30, and coming up in February the Brewed to You Live Tour including a ticket to the Sloan show at Bronson Centre Music.
▪️A belated congratulations to Broadhead Brewery Brewmaster Mark and his crew, who took Gold in the German Style Hefeweizen/Kristalweizen category at the Canada Beer Cup.
▪️Peter Hum at the Ottawa Citizen tried out the new Coconut Lagoonand thinks that chef Joe Thottungal has reinvented refined dining.
▪️Ralf Joneikies at Capital Eats has a terrific BBQ experience at Moe’s BBQ on Bank Street.
▪️An outgoing Carleton student from Toronto says these are the five Ottawa foods you must eat before you graduate: an Italian sub from Di Rienzo’s Grocery, a milkshake from Elgin Street Diner, poutine from Fritomania, the the signature ramen from Koichi ramen, and Earl Grey Shortbread ice cream from The Merry Dairy.
▪️Sippin' Santa returns to The Standard tomorrow. The Christmas-themed cocktail bar is back for its third season. Mele Kalikimaka
Eight Ottawa bartenders compete Monday in the MADE WITH LOVE regional competition. Mixing are Georges Haddad (Jackalope), Dylan Renaud (Mati), Jovan Morales(Back to Brooklyn), Sheldon Jackson (Alora), Thobo Kebailele (Savanna Lounge), Sayed (Tom) Adnan (Ward 14), Drake Evans(Tavern on the Falls), and Wil Hanbridge (Fugazzi / Cold Room). Nov 28 6 pm Savanna Lounge, 145 Besserer St, K1N 6A7. Tickets $60.
Deals of the day
▪️Until November 30 you can save 20% site wide at Loftan with the exception of bundles.
▪️Power of My People’s Power for Good sale starts at 9:00am EST tomorrow (Thursday November 24).
▪️Receive 40% off past seasonal candles at Shy Wolf Candles of Grey Highlands Ontario. Spring Equinox, Summer Solstice, and Autumn Equinox are all included in the sale.
▪️Shop the new collection of festive cards from local illustrator When Studio. Sets of six cards are 10% off today only, using the code LAUNCHDAY.
▪️If you use the Dominion City Beer app, there’s a very quick deal going on right now: get 15% off only until 11:00am tomorrow (Thursday November 24). The discount code is in the app.
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We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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