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 […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Food Notes for April 11, 2016

Northern Chicken, a forthcoming restaurant from Chefs Matt Phillips and Andrew Cowan, is hosting a fried chicken pop-up at Dovetail Deli on April 17 from 3-7pm 4-8pm. Trinity United Church will be screening Just Eat It, a film about food waste on April 22, 2016, followed by a tasting of smoothies made from rescued produce. […]

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Food Notes for April 4, 2016

It’s hard to believe it’s already April, but perhaps even harder to believe is that spring came early this year! I hope you’re out and about enjoying the weather as much as possible! On to this week’s food notes: The 25th annual Garlic Festival at Sorrentino’s kicked off today, and runs until April 30. Mark […]

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Food Notes for March 28, 2016

Mack and I took off to Calgary for the long weekend, and it was just what we needed. I hope you had a similarly relaxing time with family and friends! On to this week’s food notes: Spring has come early – food trucks are starting to return from hibernation, with Bully first out for regular […]

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Food Notes for March 21, 2016

Fruits of Sherbrooke will be hosting jam making classes on April 16, 2016. It looks like Blitz Conditioning’s idea of a food crawl on bicycles was such an inspiration that it’s already sold out. Hopefully this means many more to come, especially as the weather warms up. The second location of Sandwich and Sons had […]

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Food Notes for March 14, 2016

Congratulations to The Tea Girl on their expanded shop, helped in part by a crowdfunding campaign. Their grand re-opening is slated for March 16. The Local Omnivore is hosting a Burger Bar Pop-up on March 18, 2016 from 6-10pm. The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is hosting their annual “farewell to winter” patio party on April 2, […]

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Food Notes for March 7, 2016

SPUD Edmonton is hosting their third Meet Your Farmers event on March 12, from 10:30am-1pm. Learn more about SPUD with tours, samples, and a pop-up market. The Wild Heart Brunch Collective is back for its second event this Saturday, March 12 at The Mercury Room from 11am-3pm. The $15 ticket buys you brunch, one drink […]

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Food Notes for February 29, 2016

Both Andrea and Cindy are giving away the chance to dine at the upcoming NAIT Chef in Residence Luncheon on March 10, 2016, which will feature the food of Chef Vikram Vij. Mark your calendars: Downtown Dining Week runs March 11-20, 2016. Prix fixe meals will be offered at 36 restaurants at $15, $28 and […]

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Food Notes for February 22, 2016

Marry your love of chocolate and charity – the Red Shoe Society is hosting a tasting of Jacek chocolates on March 5, 2016 that will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Northern Alberta. Tickets are $35. I’m disappointed that Chef Ben Staley’s new restaurant, The Alder Room, has shifted from its previously announced location in […]

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Food Notes for February 15, 2016

It was great to have an extra day off – I hope you were able to enjoy it with your loved ones! On to this week’s food notes: Rostizado will be hosting a five-course collaboration dinner with Top Chef Canada winner Rene Rodriguez on February 21, 2016. Tickets are $150 and include wine pairings. The […]