Food Notes for November 26, 2018

  • The first ever Winter Whyte Light Up on December 1, 2018 from 4-6pm means that the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market will be open for extended hours.
  • Two Sergeants, a brewery that relocated from Fort Saskatchewan to Edmonton, opened over the weekend at 11817 105 Avenue.
  • A new Indian restaurant, Coriander Cuisine, is now open in McKernan at 11214 76 Avenue.
  • Nut roaster Mezos Roastery has a brand new second location in Edmonton City Centre next to Mr. Pretzel on the second floor.
  • Solstice is now offering lunch through Skip the Dishes. With the continued rise of food delivery services, it will be interesting to see if more dinner-only restaurants opt for this.
  • A Delicious Pho is coming soon to Oxford Tower (10025 102A Avenue).
  • Cacao 70 Eatery’s location on Whyte is hosting a grand opening on December 1, 2018. They’ll be serving up $1 hot chocolates.
  • CBC interviewed Sabeeh Farooqui, the man behind YEGHalal, a great #yegfood resource.
  • The Dive Bar, an old-style tavern, had an increase in patrons during the Grey Cup Festival.
  • Remedy Cafe was in the news this week for posting a “zero tolerance for panhandling” sign on its Downtown location.
  • Cibo Bistro co-owner Lisa Caputo writes that Alberta should ban mandatory high heels for servers in restaurants.
  • Graham will be reviewing plant-based restaurants over the next three weeks. First up: a positive meal at Die Pie.
  • Crystal shared her recent experience at Prairie Noodle Shop.
  • Twyla espoused her love for Cibo Bistro.
  • Those hoping to stock their freezers with Fuge Meat sausages should head over to Otto on November 27, 2018 for a flash sale.
  • Vue covered a local company called Hope Innovations has launched a crowdfunding campaign for their indoor “plug and play” garden.

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