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EUROPE 2011 – Eten! Eten! Mangia! Mangia!

I. am. SO. excited! One more sleep! One more sleep until I get on a jet plane… One more sleep until my trip of a lifetime… “Trip of a lifetime” might seem slightly exaggerational to some but I have ALWAYS wanted to go to Italy… not just any place in Italy but I have always […]

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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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JELLY MODERN DOUGHNUTS (YYC)

“Will cupcakes be replaced by doughnuts?” The question hanging in the Calgary air when Jelly Modern Doughnuts opened late April 2011. The concept: doughnuts redone with elevated twists on classic flavours using locally sourced, organic ingredients. Executive Chef Grayson Sherman (formerly with Saint Germain), is so committed to quality, the team makes each element of […]

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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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Sushi Exploration (YEG): Rating System

When I moved from Vancouver to Calgary, my body almost went into shock from sushi withdrawal. After years of searching, I sucked up the extra costs and found 3 restaurants that would serve my sushi fix – Sushi Club (as per my post here), Misato, & Wa’s. I’ve now officially kicked off Sushi Explorations in Edmonton […]

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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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