Lakeside Farmstead Cheese, Part II

Lakeside Farmstead Cheese, Part II

A year ago, I wrote a blogpost about having tasted the cheese that Ian Treuer was making at Lakeside Farmstead. You can read about it here, but in essence: I came, I ate, I loved (even though the cheese was young and being presented as a trial run). I knew it had...
Mac Memories (Fairmont Hotel MacDonald)

Mac Memories (Fairmont Hotel MacDonald)

On the day I stopped by the Hotel MacDonald to pick up a some of Chef Jiju Paul’s new Confederation Lounge offerings, a handful of Fairmont members stood at their curbside post, safely distanced and at the ready. We talked through our masks and over one another...
Edmonton 2020: The Year in Food

Edmonton 2020: The Year in Food

2020, yeesh. What a year that was. If you missed my Year in Food for Eat North on its publication date (December 30th), all you have to do is click this link to read it now. Let’s hope I have more cheerful news when I write the 2021 Year in Food. Fingers...
Holiday Meal Takeout Options 2020

Holiday Meal Takeout Options 2020

This morning on CBC Edmonton AM, I talked about restaurants, caterers, and food businesses that are offering takeout dinners for the holiday season. Below is information about all those places and more: from Sherwood Park to Spruce Grove; Nisku to St. Albert and of...
Alternative Grocery Providers – CBC Edmonton AM

Alternative Grocery Providers – CBC Edmonton AM

Today, on CBC Edmonton A.M., I talked about alternative grocery suppliers in and around the Edmonton area. These are businesses that provideĀ a variety of foods grown by local farmers or produced by smaller companies and/or local artisans. These items are available...