2018: Edmonton’s Year in Food

Plant-based offerings were the hands-down winner for 2018 which was a surprise to many of us here in the capital city of Alberta.

Potatoes from Kanu Café

It was also a good year for smaller restaurants serving Asian foods: Kanto with Filipino food, Tang Bistro with Northern Chinese and Formosa Bistro with Taiwanese dishes.

Filipino style sweet spaghetti and chicken at Kanto

CBC Edmonton Radio Active host, Adrienne Pan, food writer, Phil Wilson, and I sat down to discuss our favourite picks of the year. You can read all about it here or listen to our on-air discussion with Nola Keelor.

Here’s to a happy, tasty 2019.

2018 #yegfood

Author: Twyla Campbell

World-wide wanderer, CBC Edmonton AM Restaurant Reviewer, Member of Edmonton’s Slow Food convivium, oenophile, epicurean explorer and a freelance writer whose works have appeared in several magazines and newspapers including More, Above & Beyond, Avenue (Edmonton), Up Here, Northern Flyer, Opulence, City Palate, the Edible Prairie Journal, The Edmonton Journal, Slow Food Canada, Lifestyle Alberta, and on Slow Food Edmonton’s website. Grant MacEwan University (Professional Writing Program) Bachelor of Applied Communications Degree (in progress). I’m a Tweeter @wanderwoman10