Monday, September 18th, 2017

Food Notes for September 18, 2017

Mark your calendar: this year’s Restaurants for Change is taking place on October 18, 2017. Proceeds from the dinner service will go towards community food programs in 19 cities in Canada. RGE RD is the only local participant. Congratulations on Sugared & Spiced on their storefront soft opening this weekend, located at 10334 82 Avenue. […]

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Recap: Eats on 118, International Edition

The third and final Eats on 118 event this year took place in late August. A series of events organized by Wild Heart Collective and the Alberta Avenue Business Association, Eats on 118 helps to showcase the variety of establishments located in an often overlooked neighbourhood. I’ve discovered a few gems from past tours (including […]

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Food Notes for September 11, 2017

I’m not quite ready to bid adieu to summer, even if the days are getting noticeably shorter already. All we can hope for now is a glorious fall! On to this week’s food notes: The Vignettes Dining Series continues this week until September 24, 2017 with a Farrow pop-up, and dinners by Three Boars, Wishbone, […]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Spanish Brunch: Bodega Highlands

Sabor Divino and its family of restaurants is a local success story. Sabor is known as one of the top seafood establishments in the city, while Urbano Pizza helped usher in the wave of quick-serve, thin-crust pizza parlours in Edmonton. Bodega, on the other hand, occupies a unique position with its authentic approach to Spanish […]

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Food Notes for September 4, 2017

I hope the beautiful weather continues, but if not, at least we had the long weekend to drink in a last blast of summer. Hope you made the most of it, too! On to this week’s food notes: Sorrentino’s annual Mushroom Harvest takes place the entire month of September, with feature menus, wine dinners, and […]

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

104 Street Feast by Edmonton Food Tours

Mack and I were very fortunate to be able to spend Food Day Canada in early August with Karen Anderson. Karen is a culinary ambassador based in Calgary, well-known for her food writing and tours of markets and dining districts in our neighbour to the south. However, in the last year, she expanded her Calgary […]

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Food Notes for August 28, 2017

It feels like we’re getting a last blast of summer this week, though I can hardly believe we’re already at the end of August! Hope you’re soaking up every minute of it too. On to this week’s food notes: What the Truck?! has released the line-up of vendors to expect at their final event of […]

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Will Bike for Food: Food Bike Tour

Back in July, Mack and I were invited to join a Food Bike Tour. In their second year, the local company “strives to promote local people, places and products through healthy living”, merging a love of cycling and food. Each tour is unique, with stops at 4-6 locations. Tickets are $99 each, and cover all […]

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Food Notes for August 21, 2017

Summer weekends in Edmonton offer so many choices! We spent ours taking advantage of Open Farm Days. It was great to see some of the farms we shop at weekly first hand, and to be introduced to others – I hope to write about these visits soon! On to this week’s food notes: Save the […]

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Food Notes for August 14, 2017

Festival season in the city continues, with the Fringe this week of course, but also the Edmonton Latin Festival on August 19-20, 2017 at Churchill Square. The Edmonton Horticultural Society is hosting a Tomato Extravaganza on August 29, 2017 from 2-8pm at the Enjoy Centre. The event will include a greenhouse tour, cooking demonstrations, tastings, […]