Monday, February 11th, 2019

Food Notes for February 11, 2019

Peters’ Drive-In Coming to Edmonton There will be no need to head to Calgary for your burger and milkshake fix – the family favourite Peters’ Drive-In will be opening an Edmonton outpost between Calgary Trail and Gateway Boulevard at 51st Avenue some time later this year or early 2020. Peters’ Drive-In added a Red Deer […]

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Food Notes for February 4, 2019

Campus Food Delivery Now Available As a testament to the age we live in now – food delivery is now available at MacEwan University and the University of Alberta. StudentsEat, a company founded by MacEwan students, offers delivery to people on campus from partner restaurants on-site and from those within a one kilometer radius. They […]

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Food Notes for January 28, 2019

Two Food Halls Opening Soon in Edmonton Beljan Development, the company behind the Crawford Block (home of Holy Roller, El Cortez, and Have Mercy), and Oliver Exchange (soon to house Brio Bakery, Culina Grab and Go, and Iconoclast Coffee), is working on bringing the trendy food hall concept to Edmonton. They’re planning to include food […]

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Food Notes for January 21, 2019

The Plight of Kitchen Labour Chef Paul Shufelt of Workshop Eatery used his latest column in the Edmonton Sun last week to discuss the challenges faced by cooks trying to make a respectable wage: “Our system is broken, those that tell you otherwise are lying. Sadly though, until we all agree to change the way […]

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 […]