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Linda Hoang is a 22-year-old, enthusiastic, goal-oriented, multi-platform, multimedia journalist and producer.

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Review: Saviour’s Cafe and Bistro (St. Albert)
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One of my favourite food vendors from the Sturgeon County Bounty Culinary Cookout festival last summer was Saviour’s Cafe & Bistro. They were in a super unassuming tent serving up a real delicious beef and vegetable stew. I remember it being packed with a ton of flavour, and just feelin...
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Spotlight: Edmonton High School Culinary Challenge
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Last weekend, I had the pleasure of checking out the High School Culinary Challenge at NAIT!  The High School Culinary Challenge (HSCC), presented by Edmonton Chefs, is an annual competition that attracts young, budding chefs to the culinary arts. It gives students opportunities to lear...
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What Are You Saving For?
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I’ve always been saving for something. In junior high school, I would save my weekly allowance to buy DVDs to grow my home movie collection. In high school, my parents wouldn’t get me a phone, so I saved up for my own, and saved up each month to pay for the bill. One year, I saved to ...
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What Are You Saving For?
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I’ve always been saving for something. In junior high school, I would save my weekly allowance to buy DVDs to grow my home movie collection. In high school, my parents wouldn’t get me a phone, so I saved up for my own, and saved up each month to pay for the bill. One year, I saved to ...
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DIY: Make Your Own Super Bowl Snack Stadium
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I’m not what you’d call an avid football fan, but I do enjoy cheering on my local team from time to time (#GoEsksGo!) and I also love cheering on a team if there’s game day food involved.  That’s why earlier this month I was really excited about the Super Bowl—not nec...
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Giveaway: #ABFoodFight Culinary Combat Supporting the Alberta Diabetes Foundation
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On Feb. 12, Taste Alberta and the Alberta Diabetes Foundation are teaming up to put on the #ABFoodFight Celebrity Culinary Combat! TV food personality, author, and home economist Mairlyn Smith will “battle” local Chef Steve Brochu of the award-winning French-Canadian restaurant Charti...
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Guide to Instagrammable Walls of Fort McMurray
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Over the weekend, Mike and I visited his sister and brother-in-law in Fort McMurray, Alberta. It was our first time visiting Fort McMurray and as such, I ensured our weekend itinerary included trying lots of local restaurants and mapping out Instagrammable Walls of Fort McMurray!  If th...
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Tips To Get Fit: Workout Motivation for the ‘Lazy Human’
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Generally, I’m real motivated. I like to think I have a lot of ambition and drive, and am always looking for the next project to keep me busy. My motivation though, seems to end when it comes to fitness and exercise.  I just get real lazy, and I know I’m not the only one.  I...
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Review: Alberta Ballet Presents Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound
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This week, I was so thrilled to attend Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound: After The Curtain presented by the Alberta Ballet. As I recently shared, I used to be a huge So You Think You Can Dance fan back in its early seasons, and Travis Wall was (and still is) one of my absolute favourit...
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Contest: “Make My Donut” with The Rec Room (Jan. 15-29, 2018)
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“Build your own” is a pretty cool concept. Selecting ingredients and toppings that come together to create a dish that’s perfect for my tastes? Sounds great to me.  That’s why when The Rec Room Canada asked if I wanted to partner to help spread the word abou...
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