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Nobody has ever said, “I wish we hadn’t ordered Indian.” It’s the best idea ever as it incorporates all the spicy, mellow and sweet flavours you need in your mouth right now. Opt for shahi paneer (homemade cheese cooked in a creamy tomato sauce), chicken tikka, tandoori roti and gulab jamun for dessert from Akbar’s Own Cuisine of India.
Dishes range from $3-$15 via Foodora
Who says the munchies are only a late-night thing? Let’s raise a glass of OJ to staying in bed all day. Order the Shanzee’s Biscuit Café's Mind Your Biscuit and Eggs – a fluffy buttermilk biscuit and sausage gravy topped with two over-easy eggs (plus a cup of Shanzee’s bean blend and a fruit salad) – for brunch with bang.
Dishes range from $2.55-$8.25 via Uber Eats
Usher in a new era of binging on Chinese food in the city that invented iconic ginger beef. Dragon Pearl Restaurant’s Dinner for Six includes crunchy spring rolls, black pepper chicken, ginger beef, sweet and sour pork, stir-fried beef with vegetables, sizzling shrimp, chicken fried rice and chow mein delight.
$91 via Skip the Dishes
Sate cravings for something greasy with a good old Alberta beef cheeseburger with a side of fries – and history. The Hat on Jasper, founded circa 1912, is the oldest established public house in downtown Edmonton. Its Signature Burger is a half-pound triple-A prime rib patty topped with double smoked bacon, Monterey jack, BBQ sauce, banana peppers and onion strings.
$17 via Foodora
Who wants cold pizza leftovers in two hours? (Before you answer, you should probably know there’s also ranch dressing involved.) We all do! And Super Deluxe will deliver. Order in its Neapolitan style 12-inch pepperoni with jalapeno, cheddar and ranch drizzle, plus a thirst-crushing Craft Soda.
Drink $3.50, pizza $18 via Skip The Dishes
Ottawa is home to one of Canada’s largest Lebanese communities, so why not celebrate legalization in the nation’s capital with a heaping shawarma plate? At Shawarma Express, the Shawarma Plate comes with spiced, conically rotisseried chicken, shaved and accompanied by garlicky potatoes, steamed rice, fattoush, tabbouleh, hummus, pickles, turnips, tomato, onions and pita.
$13.25 via Doordash
Feel like zoning out over a bowl of Thai perfection? Here’s a dish that will make you happier than you’ve been in your entire adult life. Sukhothai’s Khao Soi. This heat-laced main sees chewy noodles lolling in a creamy coconut curry (chicken, veg, beef or tofu) topped with crunchy fried noodles and herbs.
$16.50 via Uber Eats
While your bubbe may not want to see you red-eyed and goofy, this is where old-school nostalgia hits the spot, via fluffy matzo balls and fatty brined meat. Dunn’s Famous matzo ball soup and small combo meat sandwich won’t steer you wrong: Smoked meat on rye with a lick of mustard, sided by fries, slaw and a sour dill pickle spear.
Soup $5, combo $15.50 via Skip the Dishes
Immerse yourself in upmarket versions of the local classics (that’s gourmet La Laiterie de Coaticook Ltée ice cream in your milkshake) with pommes de terre from Québécois burger joint Le Chic Shack. Enjoy Le Classique Poutine with homemade gravy, curds and fresh herbs accompanied by a salted maple caramel milkshake.
Milkshake $6.50, poutine $7 via Uber Eats
A greasy donair has long been the go-to East Coast stoner food, and OMG you also need garlic fingers with dipping sauce. Tony’s Donair & Pizza Late Night will satisfy with its regular donair – spiced spit-grilled ground meat, tomatoes, raw onion and disturbingly sweet garlicky sauce tucked into warm pita – and, of course, garlic fingers.
$6.95 for donair, $8.95 for garlic fingers via Skip The Dishes