Northern Bites; Showcasing Local Producers and Talent

Northern Bites; Showcasing Local Producers and Talent

Northern Bites is the brainchild of Jacquie Fenske and Monique MacDonald.  Jacquie is part of the Fifendekel family and Monique is one of Edmonton’s social media influencers.  Monique is also on the teams for Spirits on Ice and Sherwood Park Cravings.  These two lovely ladies have partnered together to bring you unique tour experiences to …

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Camola Sustainable Foods

Camola Sustainable Foods

Two nerds with Italian heritage tried eating a grasshopper one day and fell in love with the idea that everyone should eat insects. Silvia and Claudio have teamed up to bring you a line of products that are not only delicious and nutritious, but better for the environment and more easily sustainable. Silvia and Claudio …

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Welcome to Canada Bubba Gump!

Welcome to Canada Bubba Gump!

Today at 11am, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company opens the doors to it’s first restaurant in Canada. I was shocked to find out that there are only 28 restaurants across the United States.  The company has a relationship with the Mall of America, so West Edmonton Mall turned out to be a logical choice.  If you …

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YEGburger – A Great Burger with Fresh Ingredients

YEGburger – A Great Burger with Fresh Ingredients

This one is definitely a hidden gem.  It is located in an out-of-the-way strip mall in north Edmonton.  I was tipped off by another great burger lover, Mr. Gerry Gratziano.  When he recommends a burger place, you listen! If you have tried the burgers at Re:Grub then you will appreciate YEGburger. So besides being hidden …

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Biera – The Classy Gastropub

Biera – The Classy Gastropub

Biera is a local brew pub located inside Ritchie Market.  ( 95 Street and 76 Avenue) Blind Enthusiasm is the brand name behind the brews. Biera is where you can go to enjoy the beer as well as locally sourced and crafted small plates. Ritchie Market also houses Acme Meat Market and Transcend Coffee.  These …

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The Beer Factory

The Beer Factory

Once upon a time there were a bunch of guys that wanted to start up the craft beer industry in Edmonton.  They all got together and opened up a small brewery in St. Alberta and called it Hogshead. They made some wicked pumpkin spice beer. Run badly was an understatement.  The 2015 end of Hogshead …

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Stump Kitchen Collaboration

Stump Kitchen Collaboration

When I was messaged by Alexis Hillyard of Stump Kitchen on Twitter proposing a collaboration, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed.  This is a good thing! I love people that are able to just let loose and have fun.  Admittedly, that is not always me.  I am very …

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Native Delights

Native Delights

Here is a little sharing about me… I am at least ¼ Cree on my father’s side.  My family always told us not to tell anyone about our Aboriginal roots because we would be looked at differently.  I never met my Kookum and that fact makes me sad. I was too young when she passed …

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