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All photos by Jenny C. Liu.

A new haunt for Nutella lovers at downtown Sobeys

By Jenny C. Liu on September 16, 2016

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We’ve all been there. Halfway through picking ingredients at the local grocery store to make a healthy-ish meal after work, the hunger hits you – the perfect justification for an indulgent pre-dinner treat. But alas, a chocolate bar just doesn’t quite hit the spot.

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Now at the downtown Sobeys Urban Fresh on Metcalfe Street, a Nutella Café, devoted solely to the popular chocolate-hazelnut spread, is available to serve those exact cravings – and more!

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Ottawa’s first Nutella Café officially opened on September 8, to the excitement of all dessert lovers around town – myself included. It boasts “an assortment of tasty items made with the ever popular hazelnut spread including pastries such as bombe, aragosta, zeppole and pizelle; all-butter croissants and danishes; fresh made-to-order crêpes and waffles; as well as yogurt parfaits and fruit skewers.”

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After chatting with the staff, I decided to order one of their most popular items – the strawberry banana crepe. The crepe dough was light and not overly sweet, which paired perfectly with the fresh fruit filling and a generous amount of Nutella:

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You can grab Nutella-filled treats and coffee at the Café every day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Sobeys Urban Fresh (193 Metcalfe St.).

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