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Read this – Princeton: A Love Story

A couple of months ago, while doing a book signing at Chapters, I met Terry Fong, the author of Princeton:…

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Posted in Food Restaurant Review

Braven – CBC Review

Braven is one of four restaurant concepts inside the JW Marriott hotel in Edmonton’s Ice District. I reviewed it on-air…

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June’s Delicatessen – CBC Review

If you missed my CBC review of June’s Delicatessen on November 15, here are some links to get you up…

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Posted in Food Restaurant Review

Filistix – CBC Review

On November 1, I reviewed the brick and mortar location of Filistix. Cousins Ariel del Rosario and Roel Canafranca have…

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Woodshed Burgers – CBC Review

This is set to be the Year of the Burger in Edmonton. Paul Shufelt’s Woodshed on 124 Street has committed…

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Toast Culture – CBC Review

My first review at CBC radio after taking a three-month break is for Toast, a restaurant that opened this spring…

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Turquaz Alaturka – CBC Review

I’m not sure what I love more about Edmonton’s Turkish community: the people or the food. What I do know…

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Posted in Food Life

The Precious Gift of Soup

Recently, my friend, Loretta, put up a post on Facebook asking people what their favourite soup is to eat when…

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Posted in Life

Breast Cancer: Radiation with a Side of Gratitude

On day three of radiation treatment, I feel comfortable enough to address the therapists by their first names. By now,…

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Posted in Food Recipes

Chicken Bone Broth: Liquid Gold

When I was undergoing treatment, 80% of my meals were either soup or broth delivered to me by friends. I’m…

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