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Food Notes for October 15, 2018
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Food Notes for October 15, 2018
I took a break from the blog last week for a quick getaway to Vancouver Island – we left Edmonton’s winter for a few days to bask in their fall glory. Thankfully, it seems autumn has also (temporarily) returned here at home! On to this week’s food notes: The fifth annual Restaurants for Change fu...
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Preview: Olde Towne Beverly Dining Week, October 5-13, 2018
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Preview: Olde Towne Beverly Dining Week, October 5-13, 2018
There are so many parts of Edmonton that I have yet to fully appreciate, and I am grateful when opportunities arise to encourage further exploration. When it involves food, I’m even more likely to participate – so the first ever Olde Towne Beverly Dining Week is right up my alley. Eight restauran...
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Food Notes for October 1, 2018
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Food Notes for October 1, 2018
Those of you looking for a fully-prepared Thanksgiving meal are in luck: you can purchase a feast from several different vendors in Edmonton, including the Shaw Conference Centre and Sorrentino’s. The Downtown Business Association is hosting the first annual Harvest Fest, with 17 restaurants offe...
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Recap: FEASTival of Fine Chefs 2018
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Recap: FEASTival of Fine Chefs 2018
In Edmonton, we are fortunate to have a diversity of culinary events to attend. While it sometimes seems like there are new tastings or markets popping up every weekend, other events can claim a long history, and have endured the whims of an ever-changing food community. The FEASTival of Fine Che...
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Food Notes for September 24, 2018
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Food Notes for September 24, 2018
VegFest, a celebration of all things vegetarian and vegan, is scheduled for September 30, 2018 at the Ritchie Community Hall. Admission is free. In anticipation of Olde Towne Beverly’s first Dining Week, Wild Heart has organized a preview tour on October 3, 2018 to sample some of the dishes that ...
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Food Notes for September 17, 2018
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Food Notes for September 17, 2018
The McCauley Fall Fiesta will be taking place on September 22, 2018 in Giovanni Caboto Park, with a fall harvest market and a grape stomping competition, among other highlights. The Moonlight Carnival, organized by the Chinatown Business Improvement Area returns on September 22, 2018. Activities ...
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Recap: Urban Beekeeping Tour at MacEwan University
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Recap: Urban Beekeeping Tour at MacEwan University
Did you know that Downtown Edmonton is abuzz with urban beekeeping? While I was aware of the hives at the Shaw Conference Centre and Hotel Macdonald, I didn’t know that MacEwan University started a similar program in 2016. At the end of August, I attended a free tour of their hives to learn more....
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Food Notes for September 10, 2018
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Food Notes for September 10, 2018
It certainly feels like fall outside! And while it is my favourite season, it did seem to come much too soon. On to this week’s food notes: The ninth annual Bacon Day Collaboration, hosted at Workshop Eatery, takes place September 15, 2018. 100% of the ticket sales will be donated to Youth Empowe...
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Food Notes for September 3, 2018
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Food Notes for September 3, 2018
The 4th annual “In the Spirit” of Festival Place takes place September 13, 2018. Expect drinks tastings, appetizers, and entertainment. Tickets are $65. The Alberta Food Processors Association is hosting its annual FEASTival of Fine Chefs on September 19, 2018. The event is centered around a blac...
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Recap: Canmore Travels
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Recap: Canmore Travels
Felicia and Jeff’s wedding in the mountains a couple of weeks ago was the perfect excuse for Mack and I to spend a few additional days in Canmore. While we stopped in the town two years ago en route to Lake Louise, it was winter, so we were keen to explore some of what it […]
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