Food Notes for July 25, 2016

  • Food4Good is hosting a Collective Kitchen on July 28, 2016 at the Brittania-Youngstown Community League (15927 105 Avenue). Contribute $3 to help put together 4 servings of food to take home.
  • Ever wanted to see how chocolate is made? Jacek Chocolate Couture is opening up their chocolate studio on July 28, 2016, from 5-8pm. You can RSVP on Facebook.
  • The second location of Bodega Edmonton is now open in Highlands at 6509 112 Avenue. Learn more about Christian Mena and Lino Oliveira, the duo behind this growing local chain, on The Local Good.
  • Another local expansion to report: the Crudo family will be doubling their restaurant foothold in Edmonton, with the takeaway-focused Bottega on 104 Street and a quick-service version of Cafe Amore in Terwillegar.
  • Sorrentino’s announced that Buco will be opening up in Epcor Tower. The company also celebrated their newest Sorrentino’s outpost in Stony Plain.
  • Twyla raved about Have Mercy’s Southern food and perfectly gritty decor.
  • Vue Weekly checked out Walia on 124 Street, one of the city’s newest Ethiopian restaurants.
  • Congratulations to all of the winners of the Canadian Food Championships over the weekend!
  • The K-Days New Food Contest winners are in: take a look at the results before heading out onto the midway.
  • It was a shock to hear about the sudden passing of Ernesto Rizzi. He was the friendly and engaging operator behind Dolce & Banana food truck. He will be missed.
  • The Journal’s latest market vendor profile is Urban Pierogies, which creates organic, uniquely flavoured perogies.
  • If you’re interested in learning more about urban beekeeping, check out a City-hosted event called Honey Harvest, happening October 14, 2016. There will be panel discussions, tastings, and networking opportunities. The cost is $40.
  • It’s not surprising that the term “community supported agriculture” has been co-opted by big business in the States.
  • David Chang puts forth his unified theory of deliciousness.
  • I neglected to post about the new Olly Fresco’s located at 10030 107 Street. It’s a Calgary-based company specializing in prepared food.

Olly Fresco's

Olly Fresco’s

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