Dining out

Dining Out: Take the cure for culinary yawns at Edmonton’s newest charcuterie/wine bar

Dining Out: Take the cure for culinary yawns at Edmonton’s newest charcuterie/wine bar

For those suffering from acute resto bore-itis (characterized by an overpowering aversion to unimaginative chain eateries in bland suburban strip malls), consider yourselves Cured.

 
 

Urbano – a new pizza place by Chris and Lino for downtown diners

Urbano – a new pizza place by Chris and Lino for downtown diners

Charming stalwarts of the downtown dining scene, co-owners Christian Mena and chef Lino Oliviera of Sabor Restaurant and Bodega Tapas and Wine Bar, have something special in the oven. It’s a pizza! Located right next door to their other eateries in the Boardwalk building, Urbano has been sparked by a growing craze. Super-fast pizza ovens are trending across North America, delivering personal-sized, delicious pies in record time.

 
 

Not As Good As It Looks – Korean Village Calgary

I know what you’re thinking, “why are you reviewing a restaurant in Calgary?”  Simple, I will blog about any place I have tried for the first time and leaves an impression and I can take pictures.  I happened to be in Calgary with my family this past weekend for various different reasons.  We went to Korean Village for one of our meals and the short version is not impressed.  Here comes the long version. Typically when I go into a Korean restaurant, I, like many others, will eat the side dishes

 
 

Max’s, ‘the house that fried chicken built’

Max’s, ‘the house that fried chicken built’

If you haven’t heard of the arrival of Max’s Restaurant in Edmonton yet, you clearly haven’t been talking to anyone in the local Filipino community.

 
 

Edmonton, AB: Plato’s Pizza Steak & Spaghetti House – "Extremely angry owner. Rude staff"

Review of Plato’s Pizza Steak & Spaghetti House at 8514 109th St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G by maxrelax : We had eaten here before and the food was “ok”. We tried to eat here again and parked in the parking lot. There’s a gastro pub across the street. Our intention was to look at the menu next door, because neither of us had seen it and we were merely curious what they had to offer. Our intention not… Have you been to Plato’s Pizza Steak & Spaghetti House? Write a review! or Add it to your try list!

 
 

Namesake entree the salvation of The Burger’s Priest

Namesake entree the salvation of The Burger’s Priest

The link between Christianity and fast food — not to mention the rest of the corporate milieu — is nothing new and much like the faith, reflects different takes.

 
 

Edmonton, AB: All Roof Edmonton – "Very Good Services"

Review of All Roof Edmonton at 8716 179 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5Z 0B9 by DCDLAW : We had our re-roofing job done by All Roof Edmonton Company!  They did an OUTSTANDING JOB with EXCELLENT WORKMANSHIP. Nice people.  Great outfit!!! Have you been to All Roof Edmonton? Write a review! or Add it to your try list!

 
 

Sushi at Japonais Bistro on Jasper Avenue surprises and inspires

Sushi at Japonais Bistro on Jasper Avenue surprises and inspires

There are your standard sushi restaurants, and then there the type that offer a modern and reimagined take on traditional dishes. Food that surprises and inspires. Japonais Bistro falls with the latter.

 
 

Edmonton, AB: Twisted Fork – "The mussels are $8 on Tuesdays. Rich cream…"

Review of Twisted Fork at 11162 82 Ave Nw, Edmonton, AB by itsgood2be : The mussels are $8 on Tuesdays. Rich cream sauce. The cheese plate is very good and the pickled sprouts are a MUST (1) Mussels: Mussels and Fries are $8 on Tuesdays Have you been to Twisted Fork? Write a review! or Add it to your try list!

 
 

Cafe Mosaics re-opens with more space, refreshed menu

Cafe Mosaics re-opens with more space, refreshed menu

After being closed for more than three months this fall for a major expansion and facelift, Whyte Avenue’s Cafe Mosaics came back on the scene last month almost unrecognizable.

 
 
 
 

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