If you want to live a long and healthy life, fried chicken’s probably not a regular feature on your plate. But when that craving strikes, nothing quite hits the spot like it! At first glance it may seem like a challenge to find something in Ottawa other than the Colonel’s red and white buckets, but here are some reliable spots for fried chicken that go above and beyond.
There’s lots about Ottawa that shines, but it’s the city’s restaurant scene that really stands out, thanks to its sheer variety of great places to eat. This includes a stellar selection of fish and chips restaurants, ranging from relaxed hangouts to award-winning establishments serving everything from classic English-style to Cajun-hot varieties.
For those who love meat, charcuterie boards are the perfect combination of cured and thoughtfully prepared meats. From salami and prosciutto to pates and terrines, these plates are devoted to meat. Whether you’re sipping on a glass of wine or aiming to try a variety of meats and accompanying condiments, these spots in Ottawa deliver stunning charcuterie plates.
Poutine is a glorious combination of two things that are already good on their own – cheese and fries – covered in rich gravy. Whether you like your poutine the classic way, or prefer to add pizzazz with various toppings, these poutine spots will fill that empty void in your stomach.
It’s midnight and you’ve just worked up a fierce appetite after dancing the night away; or perhaps you’ve just finished work and need something to tide you over until breakfast. Whether you’re working the graveyard shift or out for a night on the town, here are Ottawa’s best picks for late night grub to fill the hunger gap.
The city’s capital-sized hunger for spit-roasted lamb, chicken and beef is well served by a plethora of Middle Eastern restaurants. Popularly known as shawarma shops, these eateries serve fast food for the health conscious. Their signature shawarma meats, as well as beef donair and vegetarian-friendly falafel, are served both in pita-wrapped sandwich form and as platter-style entrees.
Whether you’re grabbing a late-night slice or tucking in for a gourmet pie, these restaurants and pizzerias are experts in everything from the sauce to the crust to the toppings. Check out the unique stories behind these neighbourhood pizza spots.
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