Issue 679 Volume 3 Number 179
It's Wednesday, December 28, 2022 and this is your mini ottawan for today. Regular service will return Tuesday.
Food + Drink Update
▪️Whiprsnapr released its final beer of the year. Hey 2022, GTFO is an 8% West Coast Double IPA with bitter, piney, and grapefruit flavours.
▪️Peter Hum at the Ottawa Citizen has served up his best food choices of the year: Best Breakfast Fatteh with beef (Tirweka) Best AppetizerSeafood pancake (Korean House) Best Rice Dish (tie) Duck biryani (Coconut Lagoon) Nasi goreng (Djakarta Taste) Best Sandwich (tie) Grilled pork banh mi (Banh Mi Yes) Chicken sandwich (Holly’s Hot Chicken) Best Pizza (tie) Butter-poached mushroom pizza (Retro Gusto) Vegetarian pizza (Lil Z) Best Soup Chicken ramen (Ramen Isshin) Best Seafood Seafood charcuterie (Le Poisson Bleu) Best Poultry Duck breast (Perch) Best Red Meat Red deer medallions (L’Orée du Bois) Best Dessert Paris-Brest (Cocotte Bistro) Best Cocktails Stolen Goods Cocktail Bar
▪️Dominion City Brewery has released two beers in recognition of Kwanzaa: Almost Home and the non-alcoholic Cool Runnings, both are Caribbean-themed ginger-flavoured sorrel beers. Kwanzaa began on Monday and continues until January 1st.
New Year’s Eve food and drink ideas
▪️If you haven’t booked a table for the Charlotte NYE Experience you have until the end of today. If you miss out on a table you might be able to walk-in for a standing room spot at 11:00pm on the night. What is The Experience, you ask? Why, it’s oysters from Whalesbone plus bubbly.
▪️The Red Apron New Year’s Feast of Braised Enright Beef Osso Bucoand delicious sides will feed two ($99.95) or four ($189).
▪️Spark Beer & Pizza’s NYE Retro Prom NYE party costs $25 and includes your first beer. Dance to a DJ and enjoy pizza with delicious locally produced beer.
▪️Zola’s is throwing a New Year’s Eve event with live music, a three course dinner and party favours.
▪️Brand new Pōā TikiBar in the ByWard Market will be open 6:00pm to 2:00am on the big night. 281-A Dalhousie St.
Deals of the day
1️⃣ If you’re already envisioning next year’s festive decor, go shopping for 40% off ornaments, greeting cards, and wrapping at Toronto’s Scout.
Save on Ottawa-made underwear by Calita. Until 11:59pm on Thursday 2️⃣ December 29, all underwear is 15% off the regular prices. The discount will be automatically applied.
3️⃣ Fall and Winter knits are 25-50% off at 18 Waits.
4️⃣ Use code THANKYOU25 at Fortnight Lingerie to receive 25% off regularly priced items.
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We’ll see you tomorrow – Martha & Darren
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