Monday, June 27th, 2016

Food Notes for June 27, 2016

A new Vietnamese restaurant is opening on July 4, called Pho Ha & Hoa, at 9616 165 Avenue. Dorinku is a forthcoming Japanese restaurant in Old Strathcona, at 10205 82 Avenue. Thanks Su for the heads up! Learn more about Chef Ben Staley’s vision for his twin restaurants, Alta and the Alder Room. Lillian recaps […]

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Food Notes for June 20, 2016

The second annual Culinary Cookout returns to Sturgeon County on August 5, 2016, from 4-9pm. Food vendors will include XIX Nineteen. Taste of Edmonton returns to Churchill Square in a month, running from July 20-31, 2016. They just released the menu, and tickets are on sale at 20% off until July 20. K Days also […]

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Food Notes for June 13, 2016

The third annual Porkapalooza takes place June 17-19, 2016 at Clarke Park. Expect a BBQ competition, food demos, and of course, lots of barbecue! Just in time for Father’s Day, Accent Lounge is hosting Back Alley Beer Gardens on June 18, featuring food and beer from Blindman Brewery. Advanced tickets are $25. The pop-up is […]

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Food Notes for June 6, 2016

Author Marty Chan is hosting a ten-course Chinese dinner at Sai Woo Gardens on June 15, 2016. Tickets are just $45. If you’re looking for an outdoor supper out of the ordinary, look no further than Brad Smoliak’s long table dinners located at Elk Island. The first for this year is scheduled on June 18, […]

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Food Notes for May 30, 2016

Though I’m sad the Raptors couldn’t advance to the Finals, it was a pretty great run. Looking forward to next season, and hoping they can keep DeRozan! On to this week’s food notes: There will be a ton of things to check out on June 4, 2016, with it being Make Something Edmonton’s 100in1day Project, […]

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Food Notes for May 23, 2016

Are you following the Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals? They’ve played some great basketball these last two games. Go Raps go! On to this week’s food notes: Are you ready for this year’s first What the Truck?!, taking place May 28-29, 2016 at the Expo Centre? Check the website for the menus on Tuesday. […]

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Food Notes for May 16, 2016

Several outdoor markets have already started this year, but my personal favourite kicks off this Saturday – the City Market returns to 104 Street on May 21, 2016, and runs from 9am-3pm. See you there! The YEG Market District is taking place Friday evenings from 4-8pm at 152 Street & Stony Plain Road, and will […]

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Food Notes for May 9, 2016

Many Edmonton restaurants have stepped up to collect donations or donate proceeds from meals served to support the Fort McMurray fire evacuees. One of those is a dinner on May 16 at BLVD, involving several local chefs. Tickets are $125 plus fees. Remember – you can also donate directly to the Canadian Red Cross. Missed […]

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Food Notes for May 2, 2016

It was great to finally have that vacation, however brief! We had a fun time in Toronto, in spite of their weather (a chilly 10 degrees most days). So though we’re back at work, the weather is much better at home! On to this week’s food notes: Revel in the sunshine on May 3, from […]

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Food Notes for April 18, 2016

I’ve been looking forward to some time off from work for a while, and it’s finally here! While it’s not a long break, it should be some good down time with my sister in Toronto. On to this week’s food notes: A reminder that the annual Culinary Cook Off at Mount Royal School is taking […]