Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 8:50 pm

Food Notes for June 18, 2018

  • The next Prairie on the Plate events are to take place at the Highlands and 124 Street locations of Bodega. They’ll be offering 3-course brunch for $25 on June 23 and 24, 2018.
  • Ernest’s at NAIT is hosting a dinner on July 7, 2018 featuring the “it” pork of the moment, mangalista. Tickets are $99.
  • The Alberta Mycological Society is hosting a Wild Mushroom Exposition on August 19, 2018 in Spruce Grove, to help attendees “identify, learn, forage, taste and enjoy wild mushrooms.”
  • Yelo’d Ice Cream, offering Asian-inspired soft serve, is in their soft opening phase. Find them at 10150A 82 Avenue.
  • 124 Street continues to stockpile culinary assets – this time in the form of Meuwly’s, offering charcuterie, sausage, and preserves. It will open next week at 10706 124 Street.
  • I’m looking forward to the opening of Wilfred’s, described as a “contemporary cafe and diner” in the Brewery District later this month.
  • Downtown Edmonton’s newest coffee shop, Sober Cat in the Morning, is set to open July 7, 2018.
  • Vue has more on what you can expect from the forthcoming Korean casual eatery Buok.
  • It’s always great to see new local food initiatives, such as the food business development platform and retail space that Honest Dumplings is spearheading. Check out the ATB Boostr campaign where they seek to raise $10,000 towards the facility.
  • Original Redhead Condiments also has a current ATB Boostr campaign running to help expand their business. Vue Weekly has more how the idea for fermented hot sauces developed.
  • Congratulations to Chef Lindsay Porter on her win on the television program Guy’s Grocery Games.
  • Kanto’s interpretation of Filipino cuisine leaves Graham impressed.
  • A pair of polar opposite reviews to consider about The Captain’s Boil, from Linda and the Journal.
  • Jonny enjoyed the ramen at Let’s Grill Sushi & Izakaya downtown, but was left wanting more from Wendy’s Gourmet Perogies.
  • Crystal had a positive experience at London Local.
  • Vue applauds the quality Narayanni’s has maintained over the years.
  • Mack and I hit up Kazoku for my first post-baby ramen last week. It’s just not the same without that soft boiled egg!

Kazoku

Shoyu and tonkotsu ramen from Kazoku