Monday, October 16th, 2017

Food Notes for October 16, 2017

Just a heads up that there won’t be a Food Notes post next week; Mack and I are heading to Vancouver Island for a short break! On to this week’s notes: The Edmonton Fall Home Show runs at the Edmonton Expo Centre October 20-22, 2017. Among the attractions is their Cooking Stage, with a number […]

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Food Notes for October 9, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had a restful weekend full of food, friends, and family. On to this week’s food notes: MacEwan is hosting a free lecture titled, “First-Gen Farmers: The Faces of Canada’s Agri-Revolution” on October 10, 2017. The Hotel Macdonald, in partnership with Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm, will be offering a 5-course […]

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Food Notes for October 2, 2017

This is the last call for outdoor farmers’ markets: I’m partial to the 124 Grand Market and the City Market, but head to your favourite this week before they wrap up for the year! It’s always great to see local chefs collaborating with one another! The latest: XIX Nineteen’s Chef Andrew Fung will be in […]

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Food Notes for September 25, 2017

Oktoberfest returns to the Northlands Expo Centre on September 29-30, 2017, with local craft and Bavarian beer on tap. Get ready – the City Market moves indoors to City Hall on October 14, 2017. The first 200 customers through the door that day will receive $5 in market bucks to spend. The Avenue Burger Challenge […]

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Food Notes for September 18, 2017

Mark your calendar: this year’s Restaurants for Change is taking place on October 18, 2017. Proceeds from the dinner service will go towards community food programs in 19 cities in Canada. RGE RD is the only local participant. Congratulations on Sugared & Spiced on their storefront soft opening this weekend, located at 10334 82 Avenue. […]

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Food Notes for September 11, 2017

I’m not quite ready to bid adieu to summer, even if the days are getting noticeably shorter already. All we can hope for now is a glorious fall! On to this week’s food notes: The Vignettes Dining Series continues this week until September 24, 2017 with a Farrow pop-up, and dinners by Three Boars, Wishbone, […]

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Food Notes for September 4, 2017

I hope the beautiful weather continues, but if not, at least we had the long weekend to drink in a last blast of summer. Hope you made the most of it, too! On to this week’s food notes: Sorrentino’s annual Mushroom Harvest takes place the entire month of September, with feature menus, wine dinners, and […]

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Food Notes for August 28, 2017

It feels like we’re getting a last blast of summer this week, though I can hardly believe we’re already at the end of August! Hope you’re soaking up every minute of it too. On to this week’s food notes: What the Truck?! has released the line-up of vendors to expect at their final event of […]

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Food Notes for August 21, 2017

Summer weekends in Edmonton offer so many choices! We spent ours taking advantage of Open Farm Days. It was great to see some of the farms we shop at weekly first hand, and to be introduced to others – I hope to write about these visits soon! On to this week’s food notes: Save the […]

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Food Notes for August 14, 2017

Festival season in the city continues, with the Fringe this week of course, but also the Edmonton Latin Festival on August 19-20, 2017 at Churchill Square. The Edmonton Horticultural Society is hosting a Tomato Extravaganza on August 29, 2017 from 2-8pm at the Enjoy Centre. The event will include a greenhouse tour, cooking demonstrations, tastings, […]