Issue 601 Volume 3 Number 101
It’s Wednesday, August 31, 2022 and here is a list of local apple orchards at which you can pick your own fruit.
The unheard-of monsoon flooding and landslides has killed over 1,100 people and disrupted millions of lives.
The Canadian Red Cross has launched an Appeal for Pakistan, donations can be made here.
The Canada Pakistan Association National Capital Region chapter is seeking traditional clothing, men's pants, baby clothes, sweaters, jackets, and bed sheets to send to the area. Details of when and where to drop off items is here. The Association is also looking for volunteers.
Food + Drink Update
▪️Time Out Canada has put two local restaurants on their 20 Best Restaurants in Canada list: The Green Door Restaurant & Bakery and Supply & Demand.
+ Related The Time Out mothership in the UK recently made a list of the coolest streets in the world. No, Sparks Street did not make the cut but Rue Wellington in Montréal was number one. Ossington Avenue in Toronto was #14.
▪️Coconut Lagoon returns two years after a devastating fire. This time it is dinner service only, no lunch, takeout food, or buffets.
▪️Fraser’s takeaway Dinner for Two is a comfort-laden Seafood Puff-Pot-Pie packed with lobster, shrimp, and salmon, and is accompanied by grilled broccoli and peppers. Available for pickup on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
▪️Repeating the success of its cafe concept inside Home Sociéte on Iris Street, La Bottega Nicastro will be opening a new location at Group Heafey - VIU2 condo development in Gatineau. While the focus will be primarily on the cafe, customers will also be able to order from the 3000 grocery and produce items available at the Bottega’s ByWard market outlet, and pick them up at the Gatineau location.
▪️Wellington Butchery’s Back to School Special – running September 1 through 4 – gives customers 50% off when they buy five or more frozen prepared meals. The cooler weather calls for Shepherd’s Pie or Mac & Cheese, amirite? The discount is available in store only. Head to 1333 Wellington St. West.
▪️Tickets to Harvest: A Feast of Fall (Wednesday, September 14, 6:30pm to 11:00pm) are now on sale. The event, which supports Ottawa Community Food Partnerships, will provide ticket holders with fine food and drink from 15 area chefs from the Marion Dewar Plaza at City Hall. Individual tickets cost $95, while VIP tickets (including after party and special offerings) are $150. 110 Laurier Ave W.
Deals of the day
Save up to 60% site-wide at Numi until 11:59 tonight.
It’s BOGO time at 18 Waits. Buy one men’s short sleeve summer shirt and get one for 50% off. Use the code SHORTBOGO50 at checkout.
Get free shipping on orders over $150 with the code FREESHIP at Erin Templeton. Only until September 5.
Miss Address’s luxurious jumpsuits are 10% off until tomorrow.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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