Issue 559 Volume 3 Number 566
It’s Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Squint and maybe you'll see the long-lost 500 ft wide Ottawa sign.
Food and drink update
▪️As lifelong fans of the humble spud, we were stoked (sorry) to hear about the new Stoketatoes on the summer menu at Stoked food truck. It looks like a version of poutine, with big, skin-on chunks of potato, cheese curds and gravy. Sign us up. 1455 Youville Drive, Orléans, or order online.
▪️Gray Jay has concocted a new dessert that celebrates in season strawberries and pineapple weed, all delivered in a chill(ed) semifreddo.
▪️Get down to (or maybe at?) Drip House’s Chinatown location tomorrow and every week for R&B Thursdays. At 6:00pm, enjoy cocktails, a sweet evening menu with cocktail friendly bites like Jalapeño Poppers, Samosas, and Mushroom Gyozas, refreshing house crafted drinks, and of course an R&B vibe. 692 Somerset St. West
▪️Buyers and Cellars has put together a trio of Ontario wines from Rosehall Run Vineyards. Each mixed case, available from now until June 30th, includes a sparkling, a Pinot Gris and a Cab/Merlot. $83 + tax. Meanwhile, next week Buyers and Cellars presents a Croatia Tasting Event featuring Croatia Unpacked. On Tuesday June 28th, learn about the region’s wine making techniques and history while sipping wines and visiting food stations. $80 per person.
▪️In honour of Indigenous Peoples Month, until July 1st you can add a donation to Assembly of Seven Generations onto your Bread by Us order. Then, on Friday July 1st Bread by Us will be donating 50% of all in-store sales to the organization. 1065 Wellington St. West.
Join the fun at Fringe Karaoke at the Fringe Courtyard (67 Nicholas Street) (starting at 8:00pm).
You have one more day to bid on over 150 items from Indigenous artists and craftspeople in the Wabano Spirit Gala Online Auction. To bid, text “Gala”to 613-902-1391, and a link will be sent to your mobile device to allow you to start bidding. This is the only way to bid in the auction.
Deals of the day
Birds of North America is holding their second Studio Sale, during which all sorts of clothing and accessories are marked way down. Note that the selection includes samples, slightly damaged items, and one of a kinds.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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