Food Roundup

The Food Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to food and agriculture in the Edmonton region.
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Recent editions

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The latest on food in Edmonton. Northern Chicken closes as Chick-fil-A arrives in Alberta; several restaurants participate in Burger It Forward; Pizza Talks offers free meals to help

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The latest on food in Edmonton. Downtown farmers market to return to 104 Street; Northern Chicken to remain open a little longer; three locals make list of best date night spots

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

The latest on food in Edmonton. Valentine's Day dining options abound; RGE RD owner Blair Lebsack is the 2024 Hokanson Chef in Residence at NAIT; Top One is now open

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Recent articles

Amy Quon wearing a Chicken for Lunch t-shirt at The Lingnan
food business

Amy Quon closing Chicken For Lunch after 32 years

Edmonton culinary institution Chicken for Lunch is closing after 32 years of business. The kiosk, located in the food court in Rice Howard Place (formerly Scotia Place), is known for its long line-ups and Amy Quon, its gregarious proprietor. Its last day of business will be Feb. 29.

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A wrinkled and torn paper McDonald's bag discarded in the street
city council business

Survey says Edmonton split on single-use bylaw

A survey completed by nearly 8,000 residents shows that nearly half of respondents support Edmonton's single-use item reduction bylaw and the other half don't.

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A photo collage of six pictures: A person stands at a podium in front of signs that read "abacusbio"; a person stands at a podium before a screen that reads "Strong Cities Network"; a person stands in front of a wall adorned with plants and a sign that reads "EPIC"; two people stand at a transit station that is decorated with yellow balloons; two people stand in front of a sign that reads "Dragons' Den CBC GEM"; a building with a sign that reads "Mercer".
city council business

Year in review: Acrimony, agribusiness, adaptation

In 2023, Taproot reported on several stories that continued to evolve after we published them. Here are some updates.

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