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Tres Carnales – “Tacos for the People” Indeed!

Recently a friend asked for restaurant recommendations for Edmonton. I did what I usually do, asked for more specifics (i.e. “What type of food do you like?” “What price range?” “Who are you taking?”) and also provided her with a short list of my favourite spots. There are two Edmonton restaurants that continually make it […]

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King-Sized Stroopwafel with Chocolate (Photo by Dong Kim)

FAVOURITE FOOD THINGS OF 2011 – PART TWO

In Part I of my Favourite Food Things of 2011, I featured my favourite savoury dishes this past year. Originally the post was to include ALL my 2011 Favourites – savoury and sweet things, kitchen items, foodie reads, and grocery items. However, there seemed to be so much content in savoury dishes alone, I thought […]

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Trattoria Sostanza (Photo by Dong Kim)

FAVOURITE FOOD THINGS OF 2011 – PART ONE

It’s year-end, a time to reflect on the past 360-somewhat-days. Think about the great moments, achievements, challenges, things to be grateful for, and for me… the year’s great eats. Taking a page from Oprah and friends, I decided the best way to commemorate 2011 is to give a shout out to all the dishes, sweets, […]

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Sushi Explorations #2: YOKOZUNA (Riverbend Square)

It was a warm Fall evening and I was flying solo for dinner. Couldn’t think of a better way to spend the evening than continuing my search for good sushi in Edmonton. I contemplated hitting up one of the places on my growing list of Edmonton sushi restaurants, but felt adventurous and decided to try my luck […]

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TUTTI-FRUTTI: Making the Edmonton Fro-Yo Scene Cool

If you know me, you probably know that I have a weakness for frozen creamy desserts – gelato, ice cream, sorbet… and frozen yogurt is no exception. That icy and silky texture is such a comfort for me, no matter the time of year or temperatures outside. Forget popcorn, frozen yogurt is my go-to snack […]

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SHANGHAI 456: A True Hidden Gem (YEG)

Shanghai 456 is the epitome of a “hidden gem” in Edmonton.   HIDDEN… It is located in the small cafeteria of the Edmonton Flying Club at Blatchford Airport… yes the one in city centre. The first time I went to Shanghai 456 was on a weekend. Driving down Airport Rd, the area was barren making […]

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