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Jeff Jedras
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Eating up the Hill: Pho Fridays at the Wellington Cafeteria
I've written before about the Made to Order Bar at the swanky new Wellington Building cafeteria. It's omelettes in the morning and alternates between pasta and stir fry at lunch, and is the best thing about the new caf. On Fridays though, the rotation is br...

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Eating up the Hill: Finally a brunch that's more lunch than breakfast
As faithful readers will know, I'm a regular at the Parliamentary Restaurant's now near-weekly (they need the revenue, I think) open to the masses Friday buffet brunches. And if I have one regular complaint, it's that these brunches are often more breakfast...

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Eating Up the Hill: The #AlternativeFacts Taste of British Columbia at the Parliamentary Reasturant
Every couple of Fridays, The Parliamentary Restaurant allows the unwashed staffer masses inside for a buffet. And when I heard that last Friday's buffet menu was "Flavours of Canada: British Columbia" I, as a BCer, was obligated to make the trek up the Hill...

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Eating up the Hill: Made to order pasta in the new Wellington cafeteria
After much anticipation, the cafeteria in the newly renovated Wellington Building opened its doors to the Parliamentary public last week. They had actually been open earlier getting ready and testing appliances and what not -- I offered my taste-testing ser...

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Eating up the Hill: Steak frites at The Riviera
After trying historic political dining spot Mama Therera Ristorante last week , this week I joined a friend for lunch at a more recent on trend politico lunching spot: The Riviera . Located on Sparks Street just a few doors down from Darcy McGee's, The Rivi...

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Eating up the Hill: Lunch at Mother Mamma Teresa Ristorante
At Sommerset and O'Connor,  Mamma Teresa Ristorante is well outside the usual boundary I employ for Hill-adjacent restaurants for review on this blog. However, given that this is a stories Ottawa political hangout, when a friend suggested lunch there last w...

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Eating up the Hill: Buddha Satay Bowl at Freshii
Our office moved over to the newly renovated Wellington Building last week and, while the new cafeteria in this building looks pretty sweet, it won't be open for another week. As my offer to serve as a taste tester as they prep for opening hasn't been accep...

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Eating up the Hill: Soup and a sandwich from The Soup Guy
I've been talking a lot about soup on this blog and so, at the urging of a regular reader, I ventured off campus to the food court at World Exchange Plaza to sample the wares of The Soup Guy . I don't venture too often over to the World Exchange Plaza about...

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Eating up the Hill: French Dip Roast Beef Sandwich with Chips and Coleslaw
Yesterday's Roast Beef sandwich will be my last lunch in the Parliamentary precinct in 2016, although I do have several past lunches that I have yet to chronicle. It was a fittingly meaty ending to 2016, and likely my last lunch in Confederation before movi...

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Eating up the Hill: Turkey lunch with the trimmings
I generally have turkey once a year: at Christmas. Which is just about the right amount for me, actually. Especially given that between different dinners and assorted leftovers, I usually have about a year's worth of turkey over the holiday period. My first...
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