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WHAT THE TRUCK 2 – Where’s the food?

The second “What the Truck?!” event was held tonight at Abby Lane Park (Jasper & 102 St). Hosted by Mack and Sharon, two of Edmonton downtown’s biggest champions.  Following a trip to SF’s Off the Grid, Mack and Sharon brought What the Truck?! to life in Edmonton. What better way (than food trucks) to 1.) […]

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Sushi Explorations #1: FURUSATO

For background on my Sushi Exploration Tour & information on my rating system, please see this post. First stop on my Sushi Explorations – Furusato** on Whyte Ave. Furusato came recommended by several sources – friends, co-workers, Twitter community, and Chowhound. Meeting an out-of-town friend for dinner, Furusato was a great option with its central location […]

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Food Trucking: A Labour of Lunch

I work in the South side. In the mornings it is a blessing – 11 minute commute, very little traffic even at 8:15am, no need to pay for or fight to find parking. But around 11:00am, when tweets start rolling in either from the abundance of downtown restaurants listing their lunch specials or from downtown workerbees tweeting the great lunches […]

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CORSO 32: A Night of Indulgence

On one of our very first dates, D took me to Red Star Pub for dinner. I was still living in Calgary and hadn’t heard of Red Star, so female readers can probably imagine my internal monologue, “He’s taking me to a pub for dinner?!” The menu showed promise of non-pub fare with dishes like Chicken & […]

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SUGARBOWL: A Bit of Lamb Burger Heaven…

Since reading Avenue magazine’s “25 Best Things to Eat in Edmonton” back in March, I’ve suffered from Phantom Taste Syndrome (i.e. I swear I could taste Sugarbowl’s lamb burger even though I’ve never actually had it). I blame the onset of this syndrome on Gail Hall & Peter Markiw’s drool-worthy description & photograph of the […]

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First Visit to RED OX INN

Even before I moved to Edmonton, I had heard nothing but positive reviews about Red Ox Inn’s food and service. People I knew, food-lovers or not all seemed to rave about Red Ox being THE best fine-dining restaurant in Edmonton. So when D and I made dinner reservations we were really excited to finally be able to try this restaurant. […]

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