Food Notes for July 9, 2018

  • Kevin Kossowan is leading a “forage to table” evening that will end in a dinner at RGE RD on August 7, 2018. He is giving away 4 spaces for the event online.
  • deVine’s and Ono Poke is partnering for a pig roast and wine tasting called Wein, Schwein & Dine on August 26, 2018. Tickets are $30 and is a fundraiser for the Edmonton Food Bank.
  • The third annual Culinaire Treasure Hunt is scheduled for September 8, 2018. Teams of two can register for $75.
  • Great to see that the company behind Elm Cafe, District, and Little Brick is expanding into Highlands!
  • The Oliver Exchange building at 12019A 102 Avenue will soon be home to Brio Bakery, Iconoclast Coffee, and Culina To-Go.
  • Vancouver-based 720 Sweets & Etc., offering soft-serve and bubble teas, is now open in West Edmonton Mall’s T & T. Sharon has a photolog of what you can expect from their menu.
  • On the first Thursday of the month, The Vintage Fork at the Rutherford House hosts a jazz night featuring canapes and champagne. Admission is $45 per person. Leduc shares his experience from last month.
  • I was surprised to hear that Filistix’s contracts at the University of Alberta were terminated. An online petition has been started with the hopes that Aramark will consider reversing the decision.
  • Meuwly’s should be open this week, after a delay in receiving their permits, but check their Twitter to be sure. Phil has an overview of the products you can expect.
  • Also from Phil (who co-hosts Eat North’s More Than Maple Syrup podcast) he interviews Gavin from Love Pizza about their decision to move away from Skip the Dishes and start their own online delivery service.
  • CBC profiled the family behind Barr Estate Winery.
  • Lydia paid an early visit to Wilfred’s.
  • Linda was really impressed with the food (and the vision) of The Hallway Cafe.
  • Vue Weekly published a review of Passport Restobar.
  • Twyla recommends avoiding anything deep fried at Barney’s Pub in Leduc.
  • An Chay continues to accumulate positive reviews, this time from Jonny.
  • Crystal was hoping for better service to match the food at Buco.
  • The Edmonton Horticltural Society’s annual Garden Tour takes place on August 14-15, 2018. This self-guided tour will permit visitors to check out 10 local gardens. Tickets are $25.
  • Interested in keeping some urban chickens? River City Chickens is hosting a workshop (approved by the City of Edmonton standards required for training) on August 15, 2018. TIckets are $40.
  • I stopped by King Noodle House after co-leading a walking tour in Chinatown. Their bun bo Hue always hits the spot!

King Noodle House

My usual at King Noodle

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