Monday, January 16th, 2017

Food Notes for January 16, 2017

The Marc hopes to transport you to Alsace with three-course dinners from January 12-21, 2017. The meal costs $49. The first Passion for Pork Swine and Dine dinner takes place at The Common on January 17, 2017. The four-course meal is just $30. Local Public Eatery’s downtown location opened last week at 11228 Jasper Avenue. […]

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Food Notes for January 9, 2017

Nipsis Cafe, located outside of Edmonton in Maskwacis, hosts a monthly supper club. Their first dinner in 2017 is this Friday, January 13, from 5-9pm. The 3-course meal costs $30. The potluck celebration of life for Gail Hall is scheduled for January 14, from 5-9pm; guests should RSVP through Eventbrite. Related, a lovely illustration of […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Food Notes for January 2, 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a restful holiday and a great start to 2017. On to the first food notes for the year: This year’s Deep Freeze runs January 14-15, 2017. A new aspect of the festival is a tourtiere baking contest. Entries will be accepted until January 12. Ice on Whyte […]

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Food Notes for December 19, 2016

This will be my last roundup post for 2016! And as we’re less than a week to Christmas, I would like to wish you a warm and wonderful holiday full of family and good food. Food4Good is hosting a Fruit & Veggie Market on December 21, 2016 from 3:30-7:30pm at the Glenwood Community League (16430 […]

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Food Notes for December 12, 2016

I love this time of year – beautiful lights, festivities with friends and family, and lots of food to go around. Hope you’re making the most of the holiday season, too! On to this week’s food notes: La Mision is hosting their fourth burrito pop-up at The Church of John on December 13, 2016 starting […]

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, […]