Monday, December 5th, 2016

Food Notes for December 5, 2016

I hope you’re ready for the deep freeze – stay warm, everyone! On to this week’s food notes: New bakery alert: La Boule Bakery opens on December 6, 2017 at 8020 101 street. Congratulations to Confetti Sweets who has just opened its third storefront, at 6861 170 Street. Dirtbag Cafe is now open inside the Rock […]

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Food Notes for November 28, 2016

Mack finally relented to decking the halls this weekend, so it finally feels like Christmas at our house. Hard to believe Christmas is less than a month away! On to this week’s food notes: 104 Street’s annual Customer Appreciation Day is taking place on December 1, 2016, with most businesses participating with deals or in-store […]

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Food Notes for November 21, 2016

Winter is here to stay, and I am not adjusting well. I’m bundling up more than these temperatures warrant. On the bright side, there’s less than a month until Christmas! On to this week’s food notes: Food for Thoughts, a group spearheaded by Chef Cory Rakowski, aims to “to bring together hospitality professionals and create […]

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Food Notes for November 14, 2016

We’ve been spoiled with two vacations in as many months, but after spending time in Chicago during the election and the immediate aftermath, I am happy (and grateful) to be back in Canada. On to this week’s food notes: The next Swine & Dine dinner is taking place on November 23, 2016 at the Red […]

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Food Notes for October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! We always feel a little far removed from the festivities being downtown, but it seemed warmer than average for trick or treating tonight. A note that there will be no Food Notes next week; Mack and I are heading to Chicago for a short vacation. The annual Chili Cook-Off takes place November 4, […]

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Food Notes for October 24, 2016

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival takes place November 4-5, 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre. Lillian is giving away 2 tickets if you’re hoping to attend! Sandwich & Sons has re-opened on 104 Street with more seating. The folks behind Jack’s Burger Shack are currently running a pop-up in MacEwan University, and is […]

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Food Notes for October 17, 2016

Oh, Jays. Is Cleveland just that good, or have the bats gone ice cold? Let’s hope they have enough in them to put up a fight tomorrow. On to this week’s food notes: For those looking for a fun take on a tea party, look no further than Cally’s, who will be hosting a monthly […]

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Food Notes for October 10, 2016

While Mack and I did have a great time in the Okanagan, it was a bit of a shock to come back to sub-zero temperatures! Thankfully, we’ve had a few days to adjust to the weather before heading back to work. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving with loved ones! On to this week’s […]

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Food Notes for September 26, 2016

It’s finally time for vacation! Mack and I will be heading to the Okanagan later this week, hoping to put some of Jennifer’s recommendations to good use. A heads up that there won’t be a Food Notes post next week. On to this week’s food notes: Alberta Beer Week is on now, and runs until […]

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Food Notes for September 19, 2016

And just like that, it’s fall. Make sure you enjoy the golden trees while they’re still around to be admired. On to this week’s food notes: Little Brick is hosting a Fall Festival on September 21, 2016 from 5-9pm. Check out their seasonal menu featuring mulled wine. Lexus South Pointe is hosting a Fall Food […]