Food Notes for July 16, 2018

  • La Mision, the pop-up from the folks behind Tres Carnales and Rostizado, is back from July 16-20, 2018 for lunch at Rostizado.
  • K-Days will soon be upon us, running from July 20-29, 2018. As is custom, fairgoers can anticipate a number of new dishes on the midway. This year’s menu includes black charcoal ice cream, cricket grilled cheese, and cheesy chicken hearts.
  • Wildheart’s annual Grand Taste Tour is back this year on July 28, 2018, and includes a visit to Stonepost Farm and a meal from Chef Eric Hanson of Prairie Noodle Shop. Tickets are $132. I was fortunate enough to attend in previous years, and had a blast every time!
  • Chartier has organized some outdoor events for the summer, including partnering with a naturopathic doctor and certified herbalist to create a tasting menu on July 30, 2018 at the Old Red Barn in Leduc.
  • A reminder that advance tickets for the Heritage Festival, running August 4-6, 2018, are now available at a 5% discount (20 tickets for $19).
  • The Lions Club is hosting a wine and cheese tasting on September 29, 2018 to raise funds for diabetes research. Tickets are $75.
  • Pampa has announced that they will be opening up a third location in Edmonton in the city’s west end.
  • West Edmonton Mall is now home to locations of Match Pub and Sweet Jesus.
  • Hot on the heels of Cineplex joining the food delivery fray, Tim Horton’s is now available via Skip the Dishes in Edmonton.
  • Congrats to Honest Dumplings, who raised over $10,000 in their crowdfunding campaign.
  • Liane covers the vegan trend in Edmonton’s food scene.
  • Looking for a way to beat the heat? Andrea has a list of five local spots to try for ice cream.
  • The Journal published a positive review for Kanto.
  • Crystal had good things to say about the food at Let’s Grill Sushi and Izakaya.
  • Graham enjoyed the hands on dining at Captain’s Boil.
  • Liane had a pleasant experience at Crum Coffee Bar.
  • Jonny visited Castle Bake 2, a north side gem.
  • Lillian rounds up the latest entries to her macaron mashup project.
  • Congratulations to Food4Good which has purchased a building in central west Edmonton. They are working towards building a community food centre, a first for the city.
  • Northlands is offering free tours of their urban farm. Upcoming dates include August 5 and September 9, 2018.

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