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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Dinner at Yianni's Taverna
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Appetizers: roasted olives and hummus. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 28, 2017 at 4:26pm PDT I was treated to a fabulous dinner at Yianni's Taverna a couple of weeks ago. We started with the hummus and pita, as well as the roasted olives. The hummus was rich ...
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Just Desserts: Bread Pudding at Block 1912
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Coffee and bread pudding. #yegfood #coffee #dessert A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:47pm PDT It was back to Block 1912 for a treat a few weeks ago. I love bread pudding, so was eager to try theirs. Warmed up, with some whipped cream on top, the dessert wa...
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Chicken Skewers at Cask and Barrel
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Last week’s chicken skewers. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:48pm PDT I often go to the Cask and Barrel on Saturday afternoons to enjoy some live music. It's a cozy venue that is often family-friendly. On a recent weekend, I ordered some food off...
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Beef Schnitzel and More at Bistro Praha
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Tonight’s dinner: pickled herring, tomato onion salad, and Wiener schnitzel. #yegfood #nomnom A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 25, 2017 at 5:58pm PDT Bistro Praha is one of my favourite Edmonton restaurants. Alas, I do not get the opportunity to come here as often as I ...
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Just Desserts: Pumpkin Spice Cake at Block 1912
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Coffee and pumpkin spice cake. I have been told I am the first to try it. #yeg #pumpkinspice #yegfood #dessert #coffee #yegcoffee A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:27pm PDT It's that time of year when pumpkin spice takes over the drinks and desserts of many...
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Soups at Rice Bowl Deluxe
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Trying out the new Rice Bowl Deluxe in the west end, and thought the pho was fab. #yeg #yegfood #yegpho A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Oct 30, 2017 at 3:27pm PDT Rice Bowl Deluxe has a new location in the Lynnwood area. On my first time there I had the pho. I was surprise...
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Korean Fried Chicken at Nara Fried Chicken and Tongkatsu
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Korean fried chicken. My first time. #yeg #yegfood #friedchicken #koreanfriedchicken A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Nov 5, 2017 at 11:49am PST I have never had Korean Fried Chicken before, and tried it for the first time here in this little west end eatery at 8712 150 Str...
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Beef Noodle Soup at Fuqing Lanzhou Noodles
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Really good Fuqing noodles in this soup! (I could not resist!) my first time trying hand-pulled noodles. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Sep 25, 2017 at 4:39pm PDT I have never had hand-pulled noodles before and finally had the opportunity to try them here at Fuqin...
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Breakfast for Lunch: Unforgettable Bowl at Friends and Neighbours
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Unforgettable Bowl - chicken strips, scrambled eggs, potato chunks, sautéed onions and peppers. And toast. Too much to eat. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Sep 23, 2017 at 2:47pm PDT Friends and Neighbours (10834 82 Avenue) is one of my go-to places for brunch, and...
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Italian Sandwich at Tony's Pizza
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This Italian hero was one of the best sandwiches I have ever had. Stir-fried chicken with onions and peppers, with fresh tomatoes and seasonings. I skipped the cheese. #yegfood A post shared by Paula E. Kirman (@livingsanctuary) on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:02am PDT I was at Tony's Pizza last week for a...
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