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2018 Taste of Edmonton Preview
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It’s that time again – Taste of Edmonton is back next week! There are some changes afoot to the festival this year, namely, a new location. Due to the construction around Churchill Square, Taste has relocated to Capital Plaza at 99 Avenue and 108 Street (near the Legislature). In addition, ...
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Food Notes for July 9, 2018
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Kevin Kossowan is leading a “forage to table” evening that will end in a dinner at RGE RD on August 7, 2018. He is giving away 4 spaces for the event online. deVine’s and Ono Poke is partnering for a pig roast and wine tasting called Wein, Schwein & Dine on August 26, 2018. Tickets […]
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The Return of the Secret Garden: Bodega 124 Street
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When the Dish and the Runaway Spoon announced the closure of their restaurant at the end of 2016, I mourned the loss of one of Edmonton’s most unique patios. The “secret garden”, as it was known, was tucked behind the back of the building and only accessible through an adjacent gate. Shielded fro...
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Food Notes for July 2, 2018
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Food Notes for July 2, 2018
Get ready for the second What the Truck?! of the year this Friday, July 6, 2018, from 5-10pm at the Valley Zoo (a first for the event!). Consult the menus to plan your attack. Linda is hosting an Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton fundraiser and brunch on July 8, 2018 in Old Strathcona. Tickets are...
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Food with a Purpose: The Hallway Cafe
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Food with a Purpose: The Hallway Cafe
With Emily in tow for meals, Mack and I have had to be more thoughtful with restaurant selections. Many of the places we frequented prior are inaccessible with baby – narrow aisles, small gaps between tables, and stairs make it difficult to accommodate a stroller, not to mention not all wel...
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Food Notes for June 25, 2018
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Get Cooking will be hosting a farm to table dinner at Prairie Adventure Gardens on June 30, 2018. Tickets are $125. Forthcoming restaurant The Cave Paleo Beastro will be having a 5-course pop-up dinner at Northern Chicken on July 3, 2018. Tickets are $80. The next What the Truck?! will be taking ...
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2018 Edmonton Chinatown Walking Tours
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Last year, I was among a small group of volunteers who piloted a series of free walking tours in Chinatown. We were amazed at the number of Edmontonians who joined us throughout the summer; most were curious about the neighbourhood that they had traversed but did not have a reason to linger in. 2...
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Food Notes for June 18, 2018
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The next Prairie on the Plate events are to take place at the Highlands and 124 Street locations of Bodega. They’ll be offering 3-course brunch for $25 on June 23 and 24, 2018. Ernest’s at NAIT is hosting a dinner on July 7, 2018 featuring the “it” pork of the moment, mangalista. Tickets are $99....
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Recap: Eats on 118
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Last week, my Mum and I were invited to attend the first of this summer’s Eats on 118 Food Tours. The series started back in 2016 as a pilot, but has continued annually since; organized by the Alberta Avenue Business Association and Wildheart Collective, they’ve been a popular way for people to e...
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Food Notes for June 11, 2018
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Thanks to Sharman for the heads up about Get Cooking’s new Burger Club Wednesday. Three burgers will be on the menu from 4:45-9pm, in addition to starters, desserts, and drinks. Advanced tickets are available, and walk-ins are accepted on a first come, first served basis. You can now check out th...
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