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Talking Edmonton’s Best Soups on CBC Edmonton AM
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On the heels of my recent blog post on spots to get the best Edmonton soups, I sat down with host Mark Connolly on CBC Edmonton AM to discuss a few of the locations, wax poetic about some of the great families at these spots, and tasted a big bowl of delicious potato beef soup […]
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Edmonton’s Best Spots for Homemade Soup
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Soup weather is upon us, and it’s one of the few reasons I actually look forward to the cooler weather. Few things are as satisfying as a delicious hot soup for lunch on a cold and blustery day, but finding a really great bowl isn’t always easy to do without a hot tip from a […]
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English Food Takes Centre Stage at London Local
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For talented Edmonton chef Lindsay Porter, opening her own restaurant has always been the dream, and that dream is coming true on October 20th, 2017 with the opening of London Local. London Local- 2307 Ellwood Dr. SW Here’s a little Q&A with chef Porter about what we can expect to see a...
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Edmonton’s Best Kept Foodie Secrets
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Hardcore foodies always seem to know little secrets about the food scene in any given city that the general public hasn’t picked up on yet, so I thought I’d share half a dozen of my favourite things about the Edmonton and area scene that you may not have heard of.   You Can Get T...
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Taste Testing Cinnamon Buns on CBC Edmonton AM
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Finding Edmonton’s tastiest cinnamon buns is a tough task, but when important work like this comes up you have to answer the call. Edmonton AM’s Adrienne Pan, filling in for regular host Mark Connolly, arranged a list of 5 cinnamon buns based on feedback from listeners, and Adrienne, ...
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Salz- Bavarian Sausage and Beer Hall Coming Soon
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Going forward, we want to build spaces and concepts around the passions of our senior staff, and Allan is passionate about Austrian/ Bavarian food – Nate Box, co-owner of Salz, speaking about co-owner and chef Allan Suddaby Nate Box knows a thing or two about building crowd-pleasing concept...
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Discover Prince George
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This post was sponsored by Tourism Prince George and Central Mountain Air. Thanks to both for a fantastic trip that allows me to discover and share new places to love.     Sometimes all it takes for me to consider travelling somewhere is the availability of direct flights. Central Mount...
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Overrated Desserts- CBC Alberta at Noon Radio Segment
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We all love to talk about our favourite when it comes to food, but rarely do we poke a bit of fun at the things we like least. With that in mind, inspired by a tweet I posted last week asking for opinions on the most overrated desserts, CBC’s Alberta at Noon host Judy Aldous […]
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Edmonton Heritage Festival – The Food Judges
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I think you’d have to be living under a rock to not know anything about the Servus Edmonton Heritage Festival. But did you know that it is the largest multicultural festival in the world? It is and it happens annually on the August long weekend, right here in Hawrelak Park. With 71 pavilion...
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“Cooking for a Group” on CBC’s Alberta at Noon
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I’m usually quite derelict in sharing the audio or video after I guest on a radio or t.v. show, so I’ve decided I need to be better at making the content easier to access. With that in mind, here’s the audio from my recent appearance on CBC’s Alberta at Noon, where Host Ju...
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