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An Edmonton-based food blog, always eating, sharing good eats.

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The Butternut Tree: A Journey Through Canada’s Bounty
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Dine across the beautiful Alberta Legislature grounds with Chef and owner Scott Downey’s coast-to-coast menu: concise, thoughtful, and beautifully representative of Canadian cuisine. Hidden away before the High Level Bridge…
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Recap: Vignettes Does Dining (September 9 to October 15, 2017)
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A recap of two 2017 Vignettes Does Dining events, one-of-a-kind pop-up dining experiences that celebrate creative collaborations: Tzin (September 9) and Farrow (September 13). A vignette is a space where…
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ZenQ: Taiwanese Desserts Expands Beyond Bubble Tea
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Taiwanese dessert chain ZenQ expands to Canada, offering grass jelly, Q balls, and creamy shaved ice to surpass the standard bubble tea menu. Edmonton’s bubble tea culture quickly formed last…
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Recap: Taste Alberta International Street Food
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Recap: Taste Alberta International Street Food
Chef Stuart Whyte of Original Redhead Condiments partnered with Taste Alberta last week to bring Edmonton the world’s best street foods. I would consider myself a well-travelled individual compared to…
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Bottega 104: Is It The Meeting Point For You?
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Bottega 104: Is It The Meeting Point For You?
Antipasti, stone-oven baked pizza, pasta and paninis — casual Italian fare by Bottega 104 now on the promenade. The word bottega means local corner shop in Italian but it could…
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Menya Yuzen: Why You Need To Try Gyokai Ramen
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Menya Yuzen: Why You Need To Try Gyokai Ramen
St. Albert’s Japanese sushi restaurant Yuzen restructures as Menya Yuzen with a focus on ramen. Here’s what you need to know. Remember a time when you had to wake up…
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Chinese Crepe: Traditional and Westernized Jianbing
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Chinese Crepe: Traditional and Westernized Jianbing
Offering Edmonton a build your own concept, Chinese Crepe at the Mayfair on Jasper makes jianbing approachable and intriguing. When Chinese Crepe’s signage went up earlier this year, I was…
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Recap: Master Chef Season 4 Finalist Mai Nguyen’s Pop-Up
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Edmonton’s own Master Chef Canada Season 4 finalist Mai Nguyen hosted her first pop-up at Prairie Noodle a couple of weeks ago. Plates featured twists on Vietnamese classics and showcased…
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Preview: SABOR Seafood Festival 2017 (August 4 – September 3)
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Preview: SABOR Seafood Festival 2017 (August 4 – September 3)
SABOR Seafood Festival returns this Friday for its 4th annual month-long event. The seafood extravaganza this year is 100% certified Ocean Wise and continues to provide Edmonton with sustainable and…
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K-Days 2017: New Food Contest
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K-Days, one of Edmonton’s largest festivals of the summer, is here and with it comes 33 new food items on the midway. I joined a panel of judges to determine…
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