- You might be familiar with The Colombian, who have been selling their coffee beans at several Edmonton farmers’ markets. They now have a coffee shop at 10340 134 Street in Glenora. Their soft opening is taking place March 22-April 7, in anticipation of their grand opening date of April 8, 2018.
- The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Taste of the Chamber” on April 10, 2018. Non-member admission is $30, with food and beverage tickets to be purchased on top of the entrance fee.
- Watari Express is now open at 105 Street and Jasper Avenue.
- McLeod Tavern has been no more for some time – it looks like it’s being replaced with a Japanese restaurant called Tokeo Station.
- Sharon checked out the Edmonton location of American burger and milkshake franchise Boardwalk, located at 3803 Calgary Trail.
- The Journal was less than impressed with the burgers at Re:Grub.
- Leduc is the latest to visit El Fogon on 118 Avenue.
- Graham reviews a trio of Vietnamese restaurants – An Chay, Miss Saigon, and Saigon Garden.
- YEG Cravings visited The Almanac in Old Strathcona.
- Vue Weekly enjoyed the Haitian cuisine at Caribbean’s Finest.
- The National Post highlighted Zwick’s Pretzels in a video segment called Bite Sized.
- In case you missed it, The Yards wrote a story on Masterchef Canada competitor Mai Nguyen and Nook Cafe co-owner Lynsae Moon.
- Vue Weekly also put together an article on what brought Mai Nguyen into the kitchen.
- Crystal tried out the meal kit service Miss Fresh.
- Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World was written by local author Trina Moyles. The book is being launched in Edmonton on March 27, 2018 at Yellowhead Bar.
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I wasn’t in love with ReGrub either. It was overpriced, “meh” food.