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Restaurant Review of North 53 – Oh, Canada!

Last fall as I sipped my way through various south Okanagan wineries, I gleaned some valuable information. Apparently, only days before, a group of young guys from Edmonton passed through (each winery I visited) sampling wines for a new restaurant they were opening. You better believe my ears perked up. It didn’t take …

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Hart’s Table and Bar – Restaurant Review

Century Hospitality Group has opened another restaurant, this one—Hart’s Table and Bar—in Terwillegar, takes over the space previously home to Ric’s Grill. A smart colour scheme of bright greens and dark woods makes this restaurant classy, inviting and comfortable. The restaurant is staffed by the young and pretty and nattily dressed. Hart’s Table …

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Craft Beer Market Edmonton – Restaurant Review

Craft opened its third location December 2013 in the old Hy’s Steakhouse on Rice Howard Way. I was a regular patron at …

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Restaurant Review – Glass Monkey

The Glass Monkey Gastropub takes over the space formerly occupied by the long-standing Lendrum neighbourhood eatery, Jack’s Grill.  The restaurant’s reputation waned …

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Square One, Sherwood Park – Restaurant Review

Square One, described as a “contemporary speakeasy” with the tagline “meticulously casual”, opened its doors in the old Roger’s Video space on …


The Backroads: Houston to Austin, Texas

The drive from Houston to Austin should take you 2.5 hours – if you stay on the main highways (I-10 and State …

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24 Hours in Houston, Texas

United Airlines recently added direct flights to Houston out of the Edmonton International Airport. A four hour and twenty minute flight has …


Woodwork – Edmonton Restaurant Review

Mike Scorgie and Andrew Borley have finally opened the doors to their collaborative endeavour, Woodwork, on 100 Street in Edmonton. I’ve been …


Scenes from an Airport – Vancouver, British Columbia

Airports: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they provide fantastic photo opportunities. A flight delay on our recent trip from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver …

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Kaengthai Bistro – Restaurant Review

Kaengthai takes over the space previously occupied by Irie Foods at 10152A – 82 Ave in Edmonton. It’s a family-run restaurant –  small …