Monday, May 20th, 2019

Food Notes for May 20, 2019

Padmanadi To Open Second Location The popular vegan restaurant Padmanadi is opening a second branch on the south side. To be located on Gateway Boulevard, north of 68 Avenue, the restaurant is intended to meet their customers’ demands, many of whom reside in south Edmonton. However, it will be a fraction of the size of […]

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Food Notes for May 13, 2019

Bountiful Farmers’ Market Announces Opening Date Edmonton’s first three-day indoor farmers’ market will open on June 21, 2019. Bountiful Farmers’ Market, located at 3696 97 Street, is planning a grand opening celebration over the summer solstice weekend. They will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am-5pm. In addition to vendors, they will have other […]

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Food Notes for May 6, 2019

Culina Muttart to Close in July Fans of Culina Muttart will want to head to the restaurant soon. Due to renovations at the Muttart Conservatory to commence this summer, Culina has announced that their last day of service will be July 1, 2019. The Muttart will be closed for 18 months of rehabilitation. However, Culina […]

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Food Notes for April 29, 2019

Elm Cafe Closes to Make Way for a New Concept Back in 2010 when Elm Cafe first opened, I wrote, “With his passion for good food and community, I think Nate [Box] is on to something great.” Nate Box on Elm Cafe’s closing day Nine years later, Elm has spawned the Black Box Hospitality Group, […]

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Food Notes for April 22, 2019

Local Chefs Vie for “Fire Masters” Title A new show on Food Network Canada called Fire Masters will features some local talent in upcoming episodes. From the Food Network website description: “In each episode, three chefs push their grilling talents to the limit as they do battle in fiery culinary challenges, cooking up creative, mouthwatering, […]

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Food Notes for April 15, 2019

Edmonton Jollibee Location Under Construction Back in January 2018, rumours about an Edmonton location of the popular Filipino international fast food chain Jollibee were confirmed, but with no set opening date. While that date hasn’t yet been announced, the location is now under construction at 3803 Calgary Trail. South Park will very soon become a […]

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Food Notes for April 8, 2019

The Wired Cup Announces Closure It’s the neighbourhood gems that are the hardest to lose, and The Wired Cup fits that description. Dave and Ann Jackson, owners of the Strathearn mainstay, shared on Facebook last week that they will be closing their doors effective June 1, 2019. The post reads, “This decision hasn’t been made […]

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Food Notes for April 1, 2019

Made by Marcus to Open in Edmonton First OEB brought its brunch stylings to Edmonton, and now Calgary-based ice cream purveyor Made by Marcus is heading north. Made by Marcus branched out into a brick and mortar shop on 17th Avenue in 2016. They followed that success with a second location last year. Their product […]

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Food Notes for March 25, 2019

Loblaws CityMarket to Open Downtown The plans for Ice District have included a grocery store for some time, but the details were elusive until today. Loblaws announced that they will be opening an “urban concept” CityMarket in fall 2020, to be located at 103 Avenue and 103 Street. The 22,000 square foot facility will feature […]

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Food Notes for March 18, 2019

City Market Relocating to the Quarters On Tuesday last week, Taproot Edmonton broke the story that the City Market will not be returning to 104 Street this summer. Instead, they’ll be relocating to the former Great Western Garment building on 97 Street, with plans to operate a year-round indoor market on Saturdays and Sundays. In […]