FOOD + DRINK UPDATE
▪️It's National Pizza Day, as decided by someone somewhere. But ordering pizza is never a bad idea. Our 10 best pizzas in Ottawa list may inspire you.
▪️Former pizza chef Justin Champagne-Lagarde (he's a bunch of other things too, but that's an item transition that we can't let pass) is now chef at Perch, where the Citizen loves the high end but affordable menu.
▪️Super Bowl at Ridge Rock Brewing in Carp means drinks specials, wings, and a huge screen on which to watch the game. Caesars and pints of Blonde, Amber, and Irish Stout will be $5, and when you buy an order of wings you’ll get another free. Or get a pizza for $15. To reserve your spot call 613-470-2337.
▪️Sala San Marco’s Super Bowl Menu will provide all the at-home snacks a group of six might want, from Mac n’ Cheese Balls to Loaded Nachos. $130 + tax. Call 613-695-5980 or email [email protected] to order.
▪️Overflow is taking care of Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day with party packs and beer and chocolate pairings
▪️In Manotick, 692 Coffee Bar has created a special Valentine’s Day Charcuterie To Go specials for two ($40) or four ($80) people. Each meal contains fine meats and cheeses, seasonal fruits and veggies, a 692 Olive mini loaf, nuts, jams, jellies, and two or four chocolate dipped strawberries. Order now to pick up between 2:00pm and 5:00pm on Monday February 14th.
▪️At Calabogie Brewing’s Kanata Taproom, Valentine’s is menu for two will be available on Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th. The heart-shaped pizza, nacho chips and crudité, heart-shaped Nanaimo Bars, and two 4 oz Brown Cow Milk Stout beers will have you and your honey swooning. You’ll also be given a four pack of beer to take home. All that for $60 + tax. Reservations are strongly recommended so email [email protected] or call 613-608-2739.
▪️Better hurry if you want to bring home some of Ottawa’s famous chocolatiers Stubbe’s Valentine’s creations. The dark chocolate high heels, truffle-stuffed bottles, and hearts are selling fast.
Freewheeling Craft presents the 7th Annual Big Love Market from February 10th to 13th, virtually and at their pop-up space at 70B Beech St. From 4:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday and 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, enjoy some local shopping with 50 makers.