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Quickie Nom Nom: Shawarma Palace – The Best Shawarma in Ottawa

If you’ve ever been to Ottawa, you would have noticed the abundance of Shawarma shops. There seems to be so many options, so which is the best? The consensus amongst my friends and I is that Shawarma Palace is the one to go to. There are a few locations and we’ve tried the Bank (South… Continue reading Quickie Nom Nom: Shawarma Palace – The Best Shawarma in Ottawa

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Quickie Nom Noms: Gong Fu Bao – Now serving both familiar and new tastes.

Featured image: Beef brisket bao and the classic maple BBQ pork bao @ Gongfu Bao  Having had some Gongfu Bao back in their food cart days at Confederation Park, I was pretty excited to hear that their shop on Bank Street has open. The shop itself is not super big but the decor is very interesting with… Continue reading Quickie Nom Noms: Gong Fu Bao – Now serving both familiar and new tastes.

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Quickie Nom Noms: Holly’s Hot Chicken – The Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in Ottawa

Featured image: Holly's Hot Chicken sandwiches and beer-battered brownies @ Holly's Hot Chicken x Dominion City Pop-up Brewery Kitchen Series.  I've had Holly's Hot Chicken a few times already and am amazed every single time. They don't have a single physical location, so I've been very lucky to catch them at their pop-up locations. They… Continue reading Quickie Nom Noms: Holly’s Hot Chicken – The Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in Ottawa

Brunch, Coffee shops, Quickie Nom Nom

Quickie Nom Nom: Cafe Nero – a lovely halal coffee shop in Ottawa South

Featured Image: Tuna melt @ Cafe Nero We came across this lovely coffee shop one day while running some errands. It's a cozy, local coffee shop located in a small commercial plaza at Bank and Alta Vista. The sign is not too flashy but we always like to explore new coffee shops so we walked… Continue reading Quickie Nom Nom: Cafe Nero – a lovely halal coffee shop in Ottawa South

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Quickie Nom Nom: Sansotei Ramen – Best Ramen in Ottawa!

Featured Image: Tonkotsu Ramen @ Sansotei Ramen. Photo credit: Aaron. So it has been brought to my attention that my ramen review needs updating. And with the insanely cold weather outside (-23 degrees celsius), it’s always nice to think about enjoying a hot bowl of soupy noodles. Back in 2015, there were not too many… Continue reading Quickie Nom Nom: Sansotei Ramen – Best Ramen in Ottawa!

Brunch, Quickie Nom Nom

Quickie Nom Nom: RAW Pulp + Grind

This is the first of a new category of posts where I will only give a quick food review. Perfect for those TL;DR readers! RAW Pulp and Grind is a new player to the clean juices and super bowls movement with 2 locations in Ottawa: Preston Street/Little Italy and Richmond Street/Westboro. We were feeling like… Continue reading Quickie Nom Nom: RAW Pulp + Grind