Issue 652 Volume 3 Number 152
It's Wednesday, November 16, 2022 and according to the new book, Hiking Trails of Ottawa, the National Capital Region, and Beyond, the best hiking trail in Ottawa is the Rideau River Nature Trail running 2.9 km to Old Ottawa South. Today may not be the best day to try it out.
Food + Drink
▪️New Brewery Alert Base Camp Brewing Company opens at noon in Almonte on Saturday November 19. The brewery will offer six beers on tap and to go in cans: a Lager, a Kolsch, a Pale Ale, a Red Ale, an American IPA and a Hazy New England style IPA. 453 Ottawa Street, Almonte.
▪️Spark Beer is launching its new pizza offering with a special deal from 4:00pm to 10:00pm this Saturday (November 19). $20 will get you any pizza plus any beer pour. That’s a good deal. 702 Somerset St. W.
▪️AIĀNA Restaurant Collective now offers “Social Hour” from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, when bar bills are 25% off. 50 O’Connor St.
▪️For a romantic New Year’s Eve dinner at home, consider the Pelican Seafood Market & Grill Lobster Dinner to Go. It’s a seafood feast including Chilled Shrimp Cocktail, Smoked Salmon Coquille St. Jacques, Canadian Lobster (cooked and cracked), Herb Garlic Butter & Lemon, Broccoli Mac ’n’ Cheese, and a White Chocolate pot au creme. It’s on sale now for $74.99, but that price will go up to $79.99 after December 1.
▪️Ferme Juniper Farm has created three gift boxes of local products that are bound to please the foodies on your Christmas gift list. $50 - $80.
▪️Yet again Eater Montréal has listed their Ottawa must-dines but neglected to tell us in a timely manner. They recommend Restaurant Les Fougeres, Da Chicken Cribb, Edgar (RIP), Chesterfield's Gastro Diner, Supply and Demand, and Heartbreakers Pizza.
▪️Peter Hum at the Ottawa Citizen was quite happy with almost all the dishes at Parlour but could not resist bringing up what he thought were too-high-prices with the owner.
▪️Ralf Joneikies at Capital Eats says Olitos Cafe in Blackburn Hamlet is already 75 per cent booked out for the World Cup but you really should try the resto’s Portuguese cuisine between matches.
Orpheus Musical Theatre presents the Disney Broadway Musical Newsies from November 18 to 27. Based on the 1992 film, Newsies follows young newspaper seller Jack Kelly in 1899 New York City.
Deals of the day
▪️We’re intrigued by Chandail de loup, where most of the clothing, homeware items, stationery, jewelry, and accessories are made in Quebec. There are a few sale items, but IOHO the regular prices are very reasonable.
▪️Buy two Classic or Emilia Nightshirts and get $25 off from 49th Apparel. Use the code NIGHTSHIRT25 to get your discount before November 20.
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