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Poutine Review: S & G Fries & Burgers in Ottawa

Poutine Ottawa

I met a friend for poutine in what he claimed was the best spot in Ottawa. S & G Fries & Burgers is a small shack on a strip-mall boulevard in the outer burbs. Unfortunately, my friend only remembered when we got there that the place had no indoor seating. This had not been an issue the last time he’d been since it had been a nice summer day, and there are picnic tables outside on which to enjoy your poutine while looking at the traffic whizzing by. Those same tables are there year-round, but seem a less welcoming option in mid-February subzero temperatures. Today, they were surrounded by 4 foot snowbanks, but it was a relatively mild -5C and the tables themselves had been kindly shovelled off, so we decided to eat there anyway.

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Review: Elgin Street Diner

Poutine Elgin Street Diner ESD

I went to Ottawa last week. Since I love taking gratuitous swipes at Canada’s capital, I was looking forward to trying out the Elgin Street Diner’s renowned poutine in order to thoroughly demolish it and the city it comes from.

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