Union Local 613

Top choice modern american in Ottawa

Among low-lit decor of hummingbirds and hot-air balloons, drink the house beers and other local craft brews from screw-top jars. It's food with attitude, including southern-fried chicken and cornmeal-crusted catfish, and there's a 'speakeasy' behind a bookshelf in the basement (open 10:30pm to 2am Wednesday to Saturday).