Dining out

Airport hotel’s Halo Bistro bursts onto city’s fine-dining scene with fresh, local fare

Airport hotel’s Halo Bistro bursts onto city’s fine-dining scene with fresh, local fare

Here’s a phrase that will likely sound counter-intuitive to many Edmontonians: “Let’s go out to the airport for some fine dining in a beautiful space.”

 
 

Sol­stice a hot spot worth try­ing

Sol­stice a hot spot worth try­ing

Sea­son­al cui­sine is an am­bi­tious goal in a place where the dom­in­ant sea­son is the one in which noth­ing grows.

 
 

Donair + Poutine = Umami

To begin, I will say that a regular poutine is not something I can settle with anymore.  If you love donairs and poutines, this is a beautiful marriage between the two with a twist that only Prime Time Donair can provide.  La Poutine and New York Fries, you have met your match for an amazing poutine. A donair poutine from Prime Time consists of fries, shredded cheese, gravy, donair meat (beef/chicken, or both), and sweet donair sauce.  This combination of sweet and salty is pretty awesome

 
 

ESM Fine Cakes & Pastries

Where to begin with desserts?  Makes me glad that I’m not a diabetic as I write this review.  This was not the first time I went to ESM Fine Cakes & Pastries.  The first time I went here was shortly after they had first opened and to be honest, was not totally loving it.

 
 

The Denizen Hall’s menu a delicious offering of bar food for food-lovers

The Denizen Hall’s menu a delicious offering of bar food for food-lovers

There is now a reason to go to the Grand Hotel that doesn’t involve watery draft, liquor off-sales or a spectacular view of the back of the Greyhound station.

 
 

Two new Edmonton eateries prove sandwiches can be superstars

Two new Edmonton eateries prove sandwiches can be superstars

There was a time, before sushi and burritos and salads and gourmet burgers, when lunch meant sandwiches. Sure, they were on often on Wonder Bread, with unimaginative fillings like peanut butter and baloney and cheese, but they were easy and fast and familiar.

 
 

El Cortez a cool place to nosh on Mexican nibblies

El Cortez a cool place to nosh on Mexican nibblies

It can’t be a good sign when an eatery that’s been open barely a month changes its menu, coincidentally on the night you arrive to review it.

 
 

To Blog or Not to Blog? Blog. Of Course We’d Say That.

Sure, blogs need a fair amount of work, but they boost Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and pay dividends in the long run. And if you’re not sure what to write, check out Elance or Freelancer.com for affordable alternatives. A well maintained blog is a very useful tool How can a blog help your website become more visible? Why?

 
 

Nutless Banana Bread

So my wife decided to bake a banana bread today.  Because of how good it is, I have decided to share her recipe with you all. Ingredients 1/2 cup     (125 mL)     Softened unsalted butter 1 cup         (250 mL)     Granulated sugar 2                                      Large eggs 1 cup         (250 mL)     Mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium) 2 cups       (500 mL)     All purpose flour 1 tsp          (5 mL)         Baking soda 1/2 tsp      (2 mL)         Baking powder 1/2 tsp      (2 mL)

 
 

Welcome to Our Blog Feature, Here’s How to Use It

The word “blog” is short for Web Log. It is basically a series of posts in reverse chronological order posted by a website owner. A Blog can be treated like a diary, a news feed, a place for ‘how-to’ articles or simple thoughts and discussions. Getting to know the Blog feature Take the first steps towards writing your own professional blog It’s likely you will use it to communicate with your website visitors about your website topic. You may wish to tell visitors about your day-to-day life or

 
 
 
 

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