June’s Delicatessen – CBC Review

June’s Delicatessen – CBC Review

If you missed my CBC review of June’s Delicatessen on November 15, here are some links to get you up to speed.  Just to clarify, Nate Box’s partner in this operation is Mike Forgie, not “Scorgie” as I said on the radio. That’s a different...
Filistix – CBC Review

Filistix – CBC Review

On November 1, I reviewed the brick and mortar location of Filistix. Cousins Ariel del Rosario and Roel Canafranca have garnered a loyal following since they first served meat on skewers from their Filistix food truck in 2008. At the new space on 100 Avenue, they...
Woodshed Burgers – CBC Review

Woodshed Burgers – CBC Review

This is set to be the Year of the Burger in Edmonton. Paul Shufelt’s Woodshed on 124 Street has committed to using Jeff Nonay’s premium Holstein beef, a good move in my opinion. Read my CBC article here or listen to the review I did October 18 on CBC radio...
Toast Culture – CBC Review

Toast Culture – CBC Review

My first review at CBC radio after taking a three-month break is for Toast, a restaurant that opened this spring in the Oliver neighbourhood. To be absolutely honest, I guffawed when I saw the sign go up in the old Bru Coffee space. Hadn’t the fancy toast phase...
Turquaz Alaturka – CBC Review

Turquaz Alaturka – CBC Review

I’m not sure what I love more about Edmonton’s Turkish community: the people or the food. What I do know is that it’s a country I definitely want to explore. I miss Anatolia, the west end Turkish food market with the little restaurant inside. They...
The Precious Gift of Soup

The Precious Gift of Soup

Recently, my friend, Loretta, put up a post on Facebook asking people what their favourite soup is to eat when they’re sick. Loretta is the author of Your Canadian Food Story, a book that contains recipes and over 110 stories from Canadians about their food...