Location: · Vendor Since: 2015
Vendor(s): Tarek Hassan
Telephone Number:
Payment Methods:
cash, visa, mastercard

Product Type:
Food Court


Main Options:
bao (steamed buns), Gongfu bowl

killer slaw , sweet potato chips with sriracha seasoning, seasonal green salads

About Gongfu Street Food

Gongfu bao cart is one of Ottawa’s exciting new street food vendors!

we offer hand made delicious bao (steamed buns) stuffed with savoury fillings made from local/sustainable ingredients!

our bao are something you simply must try, but don’t take our word for it – we won Best Small Plate at OFTR2013 & Best Food at OFTR2014!


Main options:

bao (steamed buns) – these savoury steamed buns are our take on the Chinese street food classic. we vary the fillings offered weekly, but some of our staples include maple BBQ pastured pork bao, braised grass-fed beef & daikon bao, crispy organic tofu-‘belly’ banh mi bao, Saag & organic sofu curry bao.
our bao won BEST FOOD & BEST SMALL PLATE at the Ottawa Food Truck Rally in 2014 & 2013 respectively!

Gongfu bowl – this is our new city approved offering this season. it is a weekly bowl special showcasing local seasonal ingredients & produce! the special might be stir-fried local greens & grass-fed beef one week, or a noodle soup bowl with local pork-belly & daoikon, for example. the Gongfu bowl, however, is not our core offering (the bao IS), so we can plan our specials so as not to conflict with other vendors’ offerings. we could also consider simply not offering the Gongfu bowl at the farmer’s market to simplify matters.


killer slaw – our slaw is an extremely popular side dish at our street spot! we use fresh local vegetables (green cabbage, daikon, carrots, cucumber, cilantro) when available, some of which we’ve pickled, combined with our ‘killer’ toban vinagrette, & topped with organic soy ‘nuts’.

sweet potato chips, with sriracha seasoning.

seasonal green salads


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