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Welcome to The Other Bird

The Other Bird is a Hamilton-based restaurant group that offers culinary experiences that pull you out of your comfort zone, but in a relaxed, easygoing way. Run by partners Erin Dunham and Matt Kershaw, with a kickass crew backing them up, the group’s restaurants include Rapscallion Rogue Eatery, Burro, Two Black Sheep, Black Sheep Snack Bar, The Mule and the Arlington Hotel.

We strive to create interesting and unique dining destinations that our city hasn’t seen before. We want to get you addicted to our fare to keep you coming back for more.

We also love special events. We cater parties for a few good friends or a few dozen guests at your place or ours. Got an idea or a question? Drop us a line using the contact form on this page.

Located in scenic Paris, Ontario, the Arlington Hotel sits across from the Grand River in the heart of the town’s picturesque downtown. With 23 boutique rooms, a gorgeous 150-person event venue, and mouthwatering dining destinations, let our landmark hotel be the inspiration for your next getaway, night out or special event.

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Rapscallion thinks your tastebuds could use a treat. Open every day from 5 p.m. ’til close, we offer a regularly changing, meaty and creative blackboard menu in a laid-back setting. We get tremendous joy out of food and offer menu items that you are unlikely to find at other restaurants, such as oxtail, pig’s head, stuffed saddle of rabbit and tongue ‘n’ cheek.

While we love meat more than some people love their firstborn, we are always very happy to accommodate those who don’t. Vegetarians, vegans and those who are gluten-free are always welcome!

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Finally. Finally. Finally. You can get a good drink and a bite on Ottawa Street. Artful cocktails, good wine, cold beer and food! From truffle popcorn and crispy chicken skin garam masala to Thai deboned stuffed wings and killer fresh tuna tacos, Black Sheep Snack Bar offers chef-driven bar snacks that will make your mouth happy, an intimate atmosphere and professional service.

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We are very happy to offer you a different kind of bar experience. We offer light fare of oysters with a variety of garnishes, charcuterie and salumi, a selection of cheeses and pickled vegetables and crisps. We have wine that you will love and cocktails that aren’t typical. So suck back an oyster, have some grog, listen to a record and enjoy Two Black Sheep.

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Hello Burlington, meet Burro. Open seven days a week from lunch ’til late, we would like to be your new favourite lunch spot, your regular late-night haunt and your go-to destination for a good drink and a great bite. We have a unique-and-boozy bar menu that will surprise and delight you, while our kitchen serves up an approachable and fresh twist on your favourite flavours from way down south. Oh, and all of our food is 100% gluten-free. See you soon.

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The Mule thinks that tacos are a dish best served fun, with a side of liquor. Our chefs serve up tacos that range from classic Mexican to weird-and-wild-you’ve-gotta-try-this, paired with an extensive bourbon- and tequila-focused cocktail menu and a bunch of beers on tap. We’re 100% gluten free, and we’re open ’til 2AM every darn night.

Welcome to The Mule, where tacos, tequila and bourbon come to party.

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We’re always looking for awesome, passionate people to join our ever-growing family. We’re currently hiring for the following positions:

Catering Servers —  Casual
Catering Cooks — Casual
Line Cook — Part Time
For more information or to submit a resumé, please email hr@otherbird.com.