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Chef Brad Smoliak dishing up Alberta beef at Canada House in London

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Liane Faulder

Cooking isn’t generally considered an Olympic sport, but Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak will be working up a competitive sweat in London this week while preparing Alberta-based dishes for guests at both Canada House and at the Canadian High Commissioner’s residence.… Continue reading
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J. Crew for Men Opens Aug. 28

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Marta Gold

The popularity of its women’s collection here in Edmonton has prompted J. Crew to add the men’s collection to its store in West Edmonton Mall. The J. Crew shop  – the third in Canada and the first in Alberta – … Continue reading
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Kathryn Joel of Get Cooking has fall classes ready to roll

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Liane Faulder

Joel’s classes resume on September 23rd with Cook Thai – one of her most popular classes. She’s also hosting Greek on September 30th, Brunch on October 28th, Italian breads and sops on December 6th, and Italian game on December 16th.… Continue reading
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The Organic Box has B.C. cherries for sale tonight at 124 Grand Market

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Liane Faulder

The local small business, which sources organic products of all descriptions and delivers them across the Edmonton area, recently purchased an orchard in Creston, B.C., and is in the process of turning it into an organic operation. Danny Turner, who … Continue reading
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A Mad Mountain Biking Trip

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Colin Zeke Cathrea

 I’m excited. In just a few days we are heading out to Fernie, and then Rossland to bang some rubber on rock. If things go according to plan we will wind up at Whistler and take in the 2012 … Continue reading

Eat Street shooting Edmonton food trucks next week

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Liane Faulder

Eat Street, the Food Network show about mobile cuisine is coming to YEG to profile three local trucks. They’ll be filming Molly’s Eats in Sir Winston Churchill Square at noon on Tuesday Aug. 7th, Drift at 107th and Jasper … Continue reading
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Taste Canada announces nominees for food writing awards

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Liane Faulder

There were 73 submissions this year, and the winners will be announced during a gala in Toronto on November 5th. Go to www.tastecanada.org for details. I was particularly pleased to see Spilling the Beans, by Calgary’s Julie Van Rosendaal and … Continue reading
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Edmonton food bloggers launch year-long Cheesepalooza project

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Liane Faulder

This is very exciting news, and a story I’ll be writing about in the weeks to come. A group of food bloggers in Edmonton -  Addie Raghavan, Deb Krause,  Ian Treuer  and Valerie Lugonja – have launched a year-long artisan … Continue reading
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Narayanni’s has its monthly vegan night August 7th

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Liane Faulder

The most excellent South African-Indian restaurant, located in Old Strathcona, hosts a vegan buffet night on the first Tuesday of every month from  5:30 to 9 pm. No animal products are used in any of the dishes or desserts. (That’s … Continue reading
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Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak at the London Olympics, cooking

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Liane Faulder

Cooking isn’t generally considered an Olympic sport, but Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak will be working up a competitive sweat in London this week while preparing Alberta-based dishes for guests at both Canada House and at the Canadian High Commissioner’s residence.… Continue reading
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