Well-known meals to take a look at out on a highway travel within the Ottawa Valley

Well-known meals to take a look at out on a highway travel within the Ottawa Valley

Other people opting for staycations within the Ottawa Valley this summer time can upload a couple of stops to their highway travel.

Whilst it is simple to prevent at any rapid meals location on how one can your campground, mountaineering path, or seaside; there are some hidden gemstones within the valley that includes some well-known meals which might be value preventing for.

Wes’ Chips

More or less 40 mins west of downtown Ottawa, Arnprior is house to Wes’ Chips, a fry truck on Madawaska Side road that has been serving French fries for the remaining 63 years.

“The potatoes themselves come the entire approach from PEI, in order that’s most certainly the largest secret in the place the flavor comes from, is the potato,” says Wes’ Chips co-owner Lisa Hordichuk. 

The fry truck serves something and something most effective, French fries – and so they particularly don’t serve poutine. Fry packing containers are available small, medium, huge, and further huge.

The fries are minimize by means of hand on a daily basis with many common consumers opting for to get their orders “midway”, the place most effective part the fry field is crammed to permit salt and vinegar to head on sooner than being crowned off.

“Within it is like a mashed potato after which a crispy out of doors,” stated Hordichuk describing what the fries are like. “They are in order that excellent you crave them. You call to mind them and also you crave them.”

Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun

Proceeding west alongside Hwy. 17 from Arnprior you are going to hit Renfrew, the place town of Renfrew and Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun are synonymous.

“It is peameal bacon, 3 slices of peameal bacon on a bun, with cheese if you need,” says Janet Springer, who chairs the Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun stand for the Renfrew Rotary Membership.

“It is a explicit hamburger bun, as a result of that is all a part of the little secret.”

In contrast to different stops in this highway travel the place the eats are readily to be had, Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun is most effective presented for one lengthy weekend according to 12 months – throughout the Renfrew Honest in September. Round 5,000 sandwiches are bought over the weekend, equaling more or less 2,000 kilos of bacon.

“Other people have attempted to duplicate bacon on a bun, and it is simply the style I suppose,” says Springer on what makes bacon on a bun so distinctive. “Other people say, ‘So and so did bacon on a bun however it does not style like Rotary’s Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun.'”

Well-known meals to take a look at out on a highway travel within the Ottawa ValleyThe Renfrew Rotary Membership hosts a Sir Francis Bacon on a Bun stand in Renfrew. (Dylan Dyson/CTV Information Ottawa)

The Granary Schnitzel Haus

Taking Freeway 60 west out of Renfrew will sooner or later take you instantly throughout the center of Eganville the place Eu delicacies and The Granary Schnitzel Haus have change into famend.

Proprietor Alexis Letourneau says they pound their schnitzel skinny on a regular basis sooner than battering it and frying it contemporary to reserve.

Twelve other forms of schnitzel are at the menu at The Ganary, from conventional to mushroom schnitzel, Florentine schnitzel, carbonara schnitzel, and Zwiebel schnitzel being a few of their extra fashionable choices.

“We do it with mashed potatoes and greens,” says Letourneau. “The entirety is selfmade.”

“All of our sauces are selfmade so it simply provides to the authenticity of our eating place.”

The Schnitzel Haus has been a mainstay on Eganville’s Major Side road since 1985.

The Granary Schnitzel Haus in Eganville. It is been a mainstay on Major Side road since 1985. (Dylan Dyson/CTV Information Ottawa)