Food Notes for May 28, 2018

  • Al-Rashid Mosque is hosting A Taste of Ramadan on June 2, 2018 at the Boyle Street Plaza (9538 103A Ave) from 5-9pm. There will be free food and entertainment.
  • The Duchess Bake Shop team was the only North American group to compete in the French version of the Great British Bake Off show. They will be hosting a viewing party on June 11, 2018.
  • The Shaw Conference Centre is celebrating their 35th anniversary this year! Their annual summer patio party is scheduled for June 22, 2018. Admission is free, but food and drinks can be purchased.
  • Urban Pedal Tours has launched a new “Edmonton Early Riser” tour in Old Strathcona featuring coffee, donuts, and beer. Tickets are $38.
  • Linda spotted a sushi/barbecue place on 101 Avenue and 109 Street that is coming soon.
  • There are now two additional dog-friendly patios in the city at Have Mercy and El Cortez.
  • Vue interviewed Los Angeles-based chef Matthew Kenney on how his forthcoming plant-based venture in Edmonton, Kanu, came to be.
  • Liane published a piece all about Ohana Donuterie.
  • The Local Good interviewed Chef Brad Smoliak about his food philosophy and his business, Kitchen by Brad.
  • Lillian highlights a hidden gem that opened back in January called Artisan Flatbread that specializes in Iranian lavash (a type of flatbread).
  • Jonny is the latest to try Tsujiri.
  • YEG Cravings was disappointed with the food at Nongbu.
  • Vue Weekly reviews the barbecue at Meat.
  • Sharman recapped the Prairie on a Plate dinner at Buco.
  • I love that Uber Eats released a list of the most ordered foods in certain neighbourhoods. Most popular downtown? Pho and spring rolls.
  • Get Cooking will be hosting a variety of culinary bootcamps this summer, geared towards adults, kids, and teens.
  • NAIT is hosting a three-day conference this week to promote plant-based cuisine. One of the days is open for the public to attend, but is sadly sold out.
  • I was so happy to hear that the bridge that had been planned for the area around Riverbend Gardens has been cancelled.
  • The weather was fantastic for the first What the Truck?! of the season on Saturday. If you missed it, don’t worry – the next event takes place on July 6, 2018 at the Valley Zoo!

What the Truck?! at Capital Boulevard
What the Truck?! at Capital Boulevard

Grandin Fish and Chips
Haddock and chips from Grandin

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