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Food and drink pairings at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe

Food and drink pairings at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe

Finding the best food and drink pairings at the Fringe is a finely honed skill that I’ve developed over the past 12 years of spending way too much time on the Fringe grounds during marathon review sessions. This year I took on a much more […]

Digging through the archives: Edmonton’s liquor history

Digging through the archives: Edmonton’s liquor history

A couple weeks ago I holed up in Edmonton’s municipal archives to see what I could dig up on the city’s booze history. It culminated in this week’s Vue Weekly cover: an annotated timeline of newspaper headlines of local liquor history, spanning the last several […]

Cocktail Recipe: Alberta Premium Rye Whisky Smash

Cocktail Recipe: Alberta Premium Rye Whisky Smash

It looks like any of those other cheap bottles of whisky commonly lurking within your uncle/dad/grandpa’s liquor cabinet. Until very recently I completely overlooked Alberta Premium, assuming it was no different from Canadian Club, Gibson’s, Seagram’s, Royal Reserve, Crown Royal and the legion of other […]

Edmonton’s 2014 Food Year in Review & Predictions for 2015

Edmonton’s 2014 Food Year in Review & Predictions for 2015

You’ve seen enough annual year in review lists; here’s one more. I put together a collection of food trends over the past year, concentrated on local Edmonton stuff but with an eye to the greater food world. There’s also some predictions for this new year: […]