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Food Notes for March 1, 2021
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Food Notes for March 1, 2021
King Noodle House Announces Forthcoming Closure Last week, the family behind King Noodle House Pho Hoang posted that their building has been listed for sale and they are gearing for the closure of the restaurant. Their noodle soups have been a fixture in the local food scene since 1995, simmered ...
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Food Notes for February 22, 2021
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Food Notes for February 22, 2021
Edmontonians Among Western Living’s Foodies of the Year Western Living released their 14th annual Foodies of the Year list, and though it is heavily represented by candidates from BC, several Edmontonians were recognized for their contributions to the local food scene. Reporter Liane Faulder, who...
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Food Notes for February 15, 2021
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Food Notes for February 15, 2021
New Initiatives Highlight Downtown and Old Strathcona Businesses A couple of new initiatives launched recently to encourage diners to support local businesses in the Downtown and Old Strathcona areas. Explore Edmonton has created the Downtown Dining Pass, a free mobile passport that currently pro...
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Food Notes for February 8, 2021
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In-Person Dining Resumes in Alberta Hospitalizations have remained below 600, so today, the province proceeded with the first stage of easing restrictions, which includes the resumption of in-person dining. The guidelines limit 6 individuals to a table from the same household or two close contact...
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Food Notes for February 1, 2021
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Food Notes for February 1, 2021
In-Person Dining Permitted to Resume Last week, the Alberta Government announced that due to declining hospitalizations, certain restrictions would be lifted. This includes permitting in-person dining as of February 8, 2021. The guidelines in place are similar to those introduced back in November...
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Food Notes for January 25, 2021
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Food Notes for January 25, 2021
JustCook Kitchens to Open Downtown Food Hall This Spring Edmonton might finally get its first food hall. JustCook Kitchens is planning to open the 5th St. Food Hall this spring at 105 Street and 103 Avenue. This flagship location will feature four restaurant concepts and a bar. The name of the co...
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Food Notes for January 18, 2021
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Food Notes for January 18, 2021
Curated Samples of Local Goods Provide Positive Exposure Many consumers are looking for ways to support local businesses, and there are a couple of recent examples that compile a representative of goods for convenience. The Alberta Box, an initiative of Sobeys, is a package of 22 locally-produced...
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Food Notes for January 11, 2021
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Food Notes for January 11, 2021
In-Person Dining Restriction Extended Last week, the provincial government announced that the public health restrictions that had been introduced in mid-December would be extended until at least January 21, 2021. This includes restrictions on in-person dining. Some restaurants are doing their bes...
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Chinatown Dining Week Returns January 14-24, 2021
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Chinatown Dining Week Returns January 14-24, 2021
Chinatown Dining Week is back for a fourth time! This year, 9 participating restaurants will be offering $10 and $18 takeaway deals from January 14-24, 2021. Our mission has not changed – Chinatown Dining Week was created in 2018 to help promote and raise awareness of culinary gems in a neighbour...
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Food Notes for January 4, 2021
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Food Notes for January 4, 2021
New Restaurants Continue To Open During Pandemic In spite of the ever-changing public health regulations, more than 4,000 new businesses opened in Edmonton between March and November 2020. Not all of these businesses were in the food and hospitality sector, but they are among the most visible. Ev...
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