Monday, June 19th, 2017

Food Notes for June 19, 2017

I hope you’ve been able to take advantage of the weather (and the long days) as much as possible! On to this week’s food notes: The first Prairie on the Plate Taste Alberta dinner of the year will be hosted at Bundok. Four courses for $60. Reservations are necessary. The Grand Taste Tour is back […]

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Food Notes for June 12, 2017

We had a great time in Seattle – it is a city with many facets, great food, and lots to do! As always, there’s much to catch up on (though I likely missed some things), so on to this week’s food notes: Knifewear is hosting a customer appreciation party on June 14, 2017, with free […]

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Road Trip: Exploring East of Edmonton

A few weeks ago, we picked up the twentieth edition of the Go East of Edmonton guide from one of those free magazine boxes. It was the push we needed to finally explore some of the communities just east of the city, with a visual map that aided us to plan a day trip away. […]

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Food Notes for May 29, 2017

It’s been a crazy month at work, so I’m really looking forward to our Seattle vacation coming up. A heads up that there won’t be a Food Notes post next Monday. On to this week’s food notes: Food4Good is hosting their next fruit and veggie sale on May 30, 2017 at the Glenwood Community League […]

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Taste Alberta Visit: Morinville Colony Egg Farm

When Mack and I started going to the farmers’ market regularly ten years ago, we became particularly conscious about where were sourcing our meat proteins. For us, the relationship we have with the vendors we buy from is as important as the conditions in which the animals are raised; as a result, we’ve even visited […]

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Food Notes for May 22, 2017

I hope you made the most of a beautiful long weekend! It definitely feels like summer now. On to this week’s food notes: The first AfroFest takes place June 3-4, 2017 at Churchill Square. Attendees can look forward to food, craft vendors, and entertainment. The annual Lobsterfest, organized by the Edmonton chapter of the Canadian […]

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Food Notes for May 15, 2017

The playoffs are so unforgiving – just a few days ago the Oilers were still in it to win it, and now, we’re reminiscing over what could have been. On to next year, or in my case, to the Jays. Here are this week’s food notes: The City Market returns to 104 Street this Saturday, […]

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Exploring Our Backyard: Lacombe and Pigeon Lake

I’ve wanted to be more intentional with exploring the areas just outside of Edmonton, so at the end of April, Mack and I planned an overnight excursion just south of our city. Last year on our way to Calgary, we stopped over in Lacombe. They had a charming Main Street lined with well preserved historic […]

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Food Notes for May 8, 2017

At least we were 1/2 on Sunday – the Raptors were shut out of their series against the Cavs, ending a disappointing run. Hopefully the Oilers can continue! On to this week’s notes: The Telus World of Science is hosting Suds and Science on May 11, 2017. Local beer makers and distillers will be on […]

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Food Notes for May 1, 2017

It’s great to finally see the weather perk up for May – make sure you take advantage of it in between all of the playoff action (myself included)! On to this week’s food notes: Kinnikinnick is hosting sampling events on May 4, 5 and 12, 2017 from 10am-1pm. If you haven’t yet saved the date […]