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Bündok: Amazing Dinner in Edmonton

Bündok is located in Downtown Edmonton and we were recommended by a few people to come here for dinner. It’s hard to define what type of cuisine it is, but it feels like elevated hip farm-to-table cuisine. Interior The interior [...]

August 3, 2018 Edmonton, Farm to Table

Rostizado: Dessert in Edmonton

Rostizado is a Modern Mexican Restaurant in Downtown Edmonton. I was recommended to come here late at night for dessert. I love desserts and have a little sweet tooth for churros. Flan de Queso This is a Mexican caramel custard folded [...]

July 31, 2018 Dessert, Edmonton, Mexican

Farrow Sandwiches: Lunch in Edmonton

Farrow Sandwiches is located in the Garneau neighbourhood of Edmonton. I stopped here for lunch to grab and sandwich and drink since I heard it was a must when in town. They have another location in Ritchie. Interior The space is [...]

July 30, 2018 Edmonton, lunch, Sandwich

MEAT: Classic BBQ Smokehouse in Edmonton

MEAT is a smokehouse in Edmonton and has been quite popular for their classic BBQ items, sides and drinks. They are located on Whyte Avenue and it’s a great happening neighbourhood with lots going on. Interior The interior is large and [...]

July 27, 2018 BBQ, Edmonton

Driving the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir in Edmonton

We drove around Edmonton, Alberta for 3.5 days in and out of the city to explore sights, sounds and of course eats with the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir. It’s a little larger than vehicles I normally drive but I always [...]

July 25, 2018 Car, Edmonton, travel

District Cafe and Bakery in Edmonton

District Cafe and Bakery is located in the heart of Downtown Edmonton. I was staying close by and it was highly recommended that I stop by for a coffee and pastries before I ventured off for the day. A day [...]

July 18, 2018 Bakery, Cafe, Edmonton

Zwicks Pretzels: Amazing Sandwichzels in Edmonton

Zwicks Pretzels makes awesome pretzels in Edmonton. When I was visiting for a few days, I came twice to try a few different things off the menu.  The shop has free parking out front if you’re driving here. Interior You [...]

July 15, 2018 Edmonton, Sandwich

City Market Downtown on 104th in Edmonton

Every Saturday from May Long Weekend to Thanksgiving at 9am to 3pm, you’ll find the City Market Downtown on 104th bustling with lots of local vendors selling quality produce and goods delivered direct by friendly, local farmers, growers and artisans. This farmer’s market has [...]

July 12, 2018 Edmonton, travel

Urban Pedal Tours: Edmonton Early Riser Tour Review

When visiting Edmonton, I was very surprised that there were tours like these as I mostly recognized them from Portland. Biking around a table with a bunch of strangers over food and drink for a few hours. Urban Pedal Tours [...]

July 9, 2018 Edmonton, travel

Tsujiri Edmonton: Japanese Matcha Desserts in Downtwon

Tsujiri is a Japanese-chain for tea-based desserts with over 155 years of history. Primarily focusing on matcha – ground up green tea with many health benefits as it is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. They have matcha parfaits, floats, and [...]

July 8, 2018 Cafe, Dessert, Edmonton, Japanese

Little Brick Cafe and General Store in Edmonton: Cute and Cozy

Little Brick Cafe and General Store is hidden in the Riverdale area in a residential area. The old brick house was built in 1903 and has so much character and charm. This is the former family home of J.B. Little, the owner [...]

July 7, 2018 Brunch, Cafe, Edmonton

WestJet: Vancouver to Edmonton (WS 160) Review

When deciding to travel to Edmonton, we went with WestJet as it was one of the cheapest options at the time. I don’t get the chance to fly with them that often, but when I do, it’s always a great [...]

June 30, 2018 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Edmonton, travel

Tim Hortons creates Timbits Bouquet for Mother’s Day weekend

This Mother’s Day, you can give a sweet surprise for Timbits lovers out there. It is available exclusively for Mother’s Day weekend on Saturday, May 12th and Sunday, May 13th starting at 8am each day and while supplies last. If you’re mom [...]

May 8, 2018 British Columbia, Calgary, Montreal, Toronto

Eau Claire Distillery Christmas Gin: Review

Eau Claire Distillery is Canada’s premier craft distillery, offering a true farm-to-glass experience just 35 minutes southwest of downtown Calgary. Eau Claire prides itself in sourcing locally-farmed ingredients known and respected in Alberta’s agriculture community. For the holidays, they released [...]

December 24, 2017 Alberta, Distillery, product

Monplaisir Macaron: French Macarons from Calgary

A week ago, Roman and I attended the Monplaisir Macaron Sampling held at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel. We met Jean-Marc Mons and his wife, Elizabeth, who were in town to get the word out about their French [...]

May 23, 2017 Alberta, British Columbia, product

Frank Slide: Largest and Deadliest Rock Slide in Canada

Driving from Alberta back to British Columbia, Crowsnest Pass on Hwy 3 is home to Frank Slide. This unique historic mining town was partially buried  in 1903 due to a limestone rock slide down Turtle Mountain within 100 seconds. The rock slide obliterated [...]

November 28, 2015 Blairmore, Frank, travel

Hotel Elan: Boutique Hotel in Calgary

M and I were in Calgary for 2 days during our week long road trip driving across BC into Calgary. We stayed at Hotel Elan, a boutique hotel located just off stylish 17th Ave Retail and Entertainment District. We chose this [...]

November 19, 2015 Calgary, Hotel Review, travel

Charcut Roast House: Steak in Calgary

Charcut Roast House is located in the heart of Downtown Calgary. I first heard about Charcut on Top Chef Canada when Chef Connie Desousa was a final contestant. M and I wanted to go get some steak while we were in Calgary, [...]

November 12, 2015 Calgary, Canadian, Steakhouse, Three Beakers
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