Monday, July 24th, 2017

Food Notes for July 24, 2017

We’re in the thick of festival season in Edmonton! Hope you’re out making the most of one of the reasons why the city is the place to be in the summer. On to this week’s food notes: Lacombe is considered a darling of Alberta’s food scene right now – if you’ve been meaning to visit, […]

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Recap: Tour of Sunworks Farm

Over the years, Mack and I have been fortunate to visit many of the farms from which we source our food, including Riverbend Gardens, Bles Wold, and Irvings Farm Fresh. In June, we were able to add another to that list – Sunworks Farm. Although our primary chicken and egg supplier is Sunshine Organic, because […]

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Food Notes for July 17, 2017

After a week of searing heat, the cool weather today felt cold! Nice to have a bit of a break, but I hope the clear skies return soon! On to this week’s food notes: Pastry fans take note – FanFan Patisserie is the newest bakery to open in Edmonton, located at 10330 80 Avenue. RE:GRUB, […]

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Tapas Tuesdays at Art Gallery of Alberta’s ZINC Restaurant

In mid-May, the Art Gallery of Alberta announced an initiative called “all access evenings”, offering free admission to the gallery between 5-8pm every Tuesday and Wednesday night. This replaces their previous promotion of once monthly free admission evenings; museum officials hope this will encourage even more people to take advantage of the cultural institution. In […]

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Food Notes for July 10, 2017

The weather has been scorching this last week – hope you’ve been finding ways to keep cool. On to this week’s food notes: Mark your calendar for Prairie Pigeon’s latest pop-up on July 14, 2017 at Icon Hair & Body in Commerce Place from 4-7pm. Did you want to meet local Masterchef competitor Mai Nguyen? […]

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Fit for the Neighbourhood: Pho Boy

After a few rounds at The Batting Cages for my birthday in late June (and realizing there were many muscles Mack and I haven’t put to use in some time), we needed some restorative sustenance. It seemed like the time was right to finally try Pho Boy nearby, the newest Vietnamese restaurant on Whyte Avenue. […]

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Food Notes for July 3, 2017

It sure was a beautiful weekend to commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial – hope you made the most of the gorgeous weather, too! On to this week’s food notes: The third annual Feast on the Field (a fundraiser for Capital Care) at Commonwealth Stadium will be held on August 23, 2017. Tickets are $195. Liane has more […]

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Food Notes for June 26, 2017

MacEwan University is offering free noon hour tours of their urban beehives over the next month (June 30, July 14, and July 28). Tickets for REDx on July 6, 2017, an international indigenous speaker series (which will also feature a showcase of indigenous foods) are now on sale. There are so many Canada Day (or […]

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 […]