Then I Ate

The journey of an Edmonton woman eating her way through the city at events, festivals, restaurants, and other gatherings.

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Fried Noodles with Beef at Fuqing Lanzhou Noodles (10824 97 Street)
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View this post on Instagram Hand-pulled, fried noodles with beef for lunch. Chewy goodness with cucumber on top (not too sure what was up with that, but it worked). #yeg #yegfoodie #yegeats #yegfood #noodles #chinatownyeg #yegdt A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on No...
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Brunch at BRU (11965 Jasper Ave.)
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View this post on Instagram Brunching at BRU with a build my own plate of medium poached eggs, smoked salmon, and beef sausage. That was one of the best beef sausages I have ever had - well done and perfectly seasoned without being greasy. The eggs were done perfectly. With fruit and to...
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Soup and More at Noodleholic (9658 107A Ave.)
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View this post on Instagram Noodleholic is located at 9658 107A Avenue. You can build your own soup by picking a broth, type of noodle, and two toppings (or more for an extra cost). My first bowl (top) was a Little Sheep vegetarian soup base (named after the company that makes it), with...
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Fried Chicken Burger - Brick and Whiskey
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View this post on Instagram This fried chicken burger from Brick and Whiskey was total comfort food. The fried chicken was a pounded down thigh, with a crispy coating, coleslaw, and honey hot sauce (which I had to the side - it was total sweet and heat). The brioche bun was toasted and ...
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Mezze Platter at Craft (10013 101A Avenue)
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View this post on Instagram Mezze Platter at Craft. Three shareable, Mediterranean-inspired appetizers. The fresh veggies with red pepper dip were excellent. Avocado toast - yes, please, although I was hoping the toast would be crunchier. The felafel tasted more like veggie fritters tha...
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Breakfast for Lunch: Smoked Salmon Scramble at Cacao 70 (10430 82 Ave.)
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View this post on Instagram Cacao 70 Eatery on Whyte Avenue - I came here for brunch. I had a mocha, which tasted like a melted chocolate bar without any hint of coffee. It read to me more like a rich hot chocolate. My smoked salmon scramble was meh - maybe 5 pieces of smoked salmon wit...
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Just Desserts: Pumpkin Pie Torte at Block 1912 (10361 82 Ave.)
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View this post on Instagram Pumpkin pie torte - a buttery crust topped with pumpkin goodness. #yeg #yegfood #block1912 #dessert #coffee #yegeats #yegfoodie A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 7, 2018 at 9:18am PDT Pumpkin pie torte - a buttery crust topped with...
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Roast Beef at Kafana (10803 95 Street)
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View this post on Instagram Roast beef dinner at Kafana a while back. It was an occasional special. If you’re there when it’s on, get one! A mountain of lean, tender roast beef smothered in gravy, with roasted potatoes, grilled veggies, and bread. #yegfoodie #yegeats #kafana #yegfood #m...
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Tapas at Holy Roller (8222 Gateway Blvd.)
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View this post on Instagram Dinner for two at The Holy Roller. Interesting concept of international street food. From "The Asias" we tried the Bulgogi Lettuce Wraps. The grilled short ribs were delicious, but my dining partner was nonplussed by the idea of putting the wraps toge...
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Vegan Iced Coffee at Padmanadi (10740 101 Street)
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View this post on Instagram Happiness is a vegan iced coffee. #yeg #yegcoffee #padmanadi #yegeats #yegfoodie A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Sep 12, 2018 at 3:18pm PDT Happiness is a vegan iced coffee. This is like poetry in a picture of a beverage.
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