Monday, January 26th, 2015

Food Notes for January 26, 2015

Congratulations to Transcend Coffee and The Tea Girl, the two winners of the second annual Winter City Drink Competition! More details about Chef Ben Staley’s new project, The Alder Room, were released last week. Through an Indiegogo campaign, he and his partner hope to raise $100,000 which would go towards restaurant start-up costs and also […]

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Food Notes for January 19, 2015

It took me long enough, but after almost four years, I finally bought a new phone! The push came only when the music stopped working on my old device, but I have to say, it’s certainly nice to have a functioning camera and the possibility of downloading apps! On to this week’s food notes: I […]

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Food Notes for January 12, 2015

Lots to cover this week (everyone’s back at it), so let’s get right to this week’s food notes: Join the High Street Social Club for a “Farewell to Boardwalk Empire” 1920s cocktail party on January 18, 2015. Tickets are $55. In case you thought it was too late to enter the Signature Winter Drink competition, you’re […]

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Food Notes for January 5, 2015

Happy New Year! Although I didn’t originally intend to take a blogging break, it was nice to step back over the holidays to relax with friends and family and complete our mandatory Christmas viewing (which for Mack, involves the Die Hard quartet). Hope you had a restful time as well! On to this week’s food […]

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Food Notes for December 22, 2014

It’s nice to be off from work this week so Mack and I can focus on getting the final few things ready for Christmas. And though I’m enjoying the more moderate temperatures, it would be nice to see more snow in the next few days! On to this week’s food notes: Edmonton’s inaugural Resilience Festival […]

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Food Notes for December 15, 2014

Just over a week until Christmas, folks! It’s probably something you don’t want to be reminded of if you’re feeling far from ready, but I know I’m looking forward to the gatherings with loved ones to come over the next few weeks. On to this week’s food notes: Another fun showdown between Chef Levi Biddlecombe […]

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Food Notes for December 8, 2014

The big news this week was Events Edmonton’s announcement that they are hosting the Canadian Food Championships in conjunction with Taste of Edmonton next July: “This exciting opportunity will allow Canadian chefs, home cooks and foodies of all backgrounds to compete for cash, glory, and an all-expenses-paid (flights, accommodation and entry fees) Golden Ticket to […]

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Food Notes for December 1, 2014

Get into the winter spirit – the Winter Excitement Guide has some great suggestions, including Frostival in McCauley taking place each weekend in December. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, anyone? Save the date: Honest Dumplings is hosting their first pop-up on December 12, 2014 in Drift’s new space on 124 Street! Mark your calendar […]

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Food Notes for November 24, 2014

I can’t believe it’s just a month until Christmas! Now if only someone in my household would let me put up the Christmas tree already. On to this week’s food notes… The Calgary Herald’s food writer Gwendolyn Richards published a cookbook this fall, called Pucker: A Cookbook for Citrus Lovers. She will be in Edmonton […]

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Food Notes for November 17, 2014

I think Mack and I may have been punished for having such a great time in Jasper over the weekend – we arrived home on Sunday night to find that our fridge had stopped working. Thankfully, it can be repaired, so we’ll be back on track soon to our post-Christmas in November diet. More to […]