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Food Notes for July 25, 2022
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Food Notes for July 25, 2022
Pal’s to be Next Piece of Old Strathcona Restaurant Empire Slated to open in August, Pal’s Sandwich Bar is the latest restaurant from the team behind The Next Act, Meat, and Pip. The classic sandwich shop will be the group’s fourth venture within a one-block radius. Co-owner Saylish H...
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Food Notes for July 18, 2022
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Food Notes for July 18, 2022
Leopard Brings Pizza and Soft Serve to Glenora Leopard, a new restaurant in Glenora’s West Block tower that aims to provide quality pizza and soft serve to the neighbourhood, is the result of conversations that began before the pandemic and a menu perfected during the lockdown. Cantiro, the...
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Food Notes for June 27, 2022
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Food Notes for June 27, 2022
El Mero Mero Expands from Food Trucks to Restaurant Mexican food truck El Mero Mero is readying for its expansion to a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Opening on June 30 at 12223 156 St., the storefront is the culmination of two years of continuous growth for a business that opened near the beginnin...
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Food Notes for August 2, 2021
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Food Notes for August 2, 2021
Heritage Festival Returns After being forced to cancel the event in 2020, the Edmonton Heritage Festival returned to Hawrelak Park over the weekend. Introducing timed ticket attendance was one way organizers responded to the pandemic, in addition to eliminating food tickets in favour of direct co...
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Recap: MilkCrate’s Feast in the Field
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Recap: MilkCrate’s Feast in the Field
The last food event I attended was in mid-March 2020. COVID-19 seemed ominous, but we knew so little about it at the time. Over the last 16 months, food events have been postponed, outright cancelled, shifted outdoors, or scaled down to accommodate members of a single household only. Since then, ...
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Food Notes for July 26, 2021
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Food Notes for July 26, 2021
Intent Coffee Closes Permanently Back in September, Intent Coffee opened their cafe in Southgate Centre with such promise. Run by Mavi Tolentino and Reika Herradura, both identifying as queer first-generation Philipinx, Intent Coffee had a grand vision: “By hiring, investing, and empowering margi...
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Food Notes for July 18, 2021
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Food Notes for July 18, 2021
Geoscapes Returns to Elevate More Local Chefs Geoscapes, the brainchild of co-founders Kris Harvey and Trevor Lipton, is returning for a second series of special events. Featuring guest chefs who prepare multi-course menus served up in transparent dining domes, the event runs from July 15-August ...
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Food Notes for July 12, 2021
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Food Notes for July 12, 2021
Taste of Edmonton Returns to Churchill Square After being forced to cancel the festival in 2020, Taste of Edmonton has not only returned to the summer event calendar, but also to its long-term home at Churchill Square. This year’s iteration runs July 22-August 1, 2021. In 2018 and 2019, Taste of ...
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Food Notes for July 5, 2021
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Food Notes for July 5, 2021
Black Box Hospitality Embraces Pandemic-Induced Changes It’s been over ten years since Nate Box opened the modest but mighty Elm Cafe in Oliver, and it’s safe to say that in that decade, he’s seen it all. Now at the helm of Black Box Hospitality Group, made up of four businesses including restaur...
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Food Notes for June 28, 2021
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Food Notes for June 28, 2021
Some Food-based Businesses Will Continue to Require Masking After July 1 With the Province’s Stage 3 set to launch on Canada Day, Edmonton City Council voted to deactivate the mask bylaw to align with that date. As a result, face coverings will no longer be required indoors (there are some except...
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