Monday, January 14th, 2019

Food Notes for January 14, 2019

Edmonton’s First Multi-Day Indoor Farmers’ Market The discussion about the need for a year-round multi-day farmers’ market in our city has been going on for years. Calgary has several such markets (we’ll leave their tendency to be a one-stop produce shop aside for the time being), but neither the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market or the […]

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Food Notes for January 7, 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed the holidays – I know we did. Christmas does seem more magical with a little one around! I am playing a bit of catch up with these notes, however, as I’ve missed a couple of weeks. Regular readers will also notice a slightly new format. I might still […]

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Food Notes for December 17, 2018

Edmonton is home to a new food-focused magazine called Eat Local. Their inaugural issue can now be found at a number of locations in the city. The Cave Paleo Beastro opened in mid-November at 102, 6104 104 Street. Pampa’s third Edmonton location in the west end is now open at 17020 100 Avenue. Cora’s now […]

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Food Notes for December 10, 2018

There’s a new spot for ramen that just opened on the south side called Menjiro Ramen, located at 109, 2920 Calgary Trail. Via Cindy, I just learned about a new Northern Chinese restaurant called Luscious Kitchen, located at Unit 2, 9261 34 Avenue. Graham reports that the family behind Parkallen Retaurant has sold the building […]

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Food Notes for December 3, 2018

More details have emerged for Al Centro, the Roman-style pizza bar from the folks behind Da Capo. Located at 9888 Jasper Avenue, they will be selling pizza by-the-slice and work to develop the aperetivo culture in Edmonton (think Italian happy hour). They’ve launched a crowd-funding campaign with the hopes that the community can help them […]

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Food Notes for November 26, 2018

The first ever Winter Whyte Light Up on December 1, 2018 from 4-6pm means that the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market will be open for extended hours. Two Sergeants, a brewery that relocated from Fort Saskatchewan to Edmonton, opened over the weekend at 11817 105 Avenue. A new Indian restaurant, Coriander Cuisine, is now open in […]

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Food Notes for November 19, 2018

Inspired by the fruit and veggie sales hosted by Food4Good in the west end, the All Saints Cathedral located at 10035 103 Street has started its own discounted produce sale (an article about the market’s origins appear in The Messenger). The Manna Market takes place weekly on Wednesdays from 2-5pm – follow them on Twitter […]

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Food Notes for November 12, 2018

The second annual Too Many Cooks collaboration dinner is scheduled for December 2, 2018. Proceeds will go towards the Bissell Centre’s community kitchen. Tickets for the 12-course drink paired dinner are $200, and features a dozen different chefs from some of the city’s best restaurants, including Baijiu, Biera, RGE RD, and XIX Nineteen. Bloom, known […]

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Food Notes for November 5, 2018

Table Top Cafe is hosting its first Boardgame Brunch, catered by Preserve Food Truck, on November 10, 2018. Tickets start at $40 and include brunch, mimosas, and game play costs. The Cacao 70 Eatery is now open in Old Strathcona, at 10430 82 Avenue. It joins the Cacao 70 Sweet House that is already open […]

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Food Notes for October 29, 2018

The next quarterly Dinner with Canada’s Top Chefs at the Shaw Conference Centre takes place on November 2, 2018. Tickets for the 7-course meal (including wine and spirits pairings) are $150. The latest culinary experience from Northern Bites on December 1, 2018 features a visit to a Christmas market and cookie baking. Tickets are $70. […]