Food

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A newspaper clipping headlined "Rationing of Tea and Coffee Goes Into Effect: Ounce of Tea or 4 of Coffee Allowed Each Person Weekly
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A moment in history: Aug. 3, 1942

On this day 80 years ago, Edmontonians were waking up to rations of coffee and tea.

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Santiago Lopez and Kristin Panylyk stand beside a shelf of packaged coffee beans, near a counter full of pastries]
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The Colombian opens third café, eyes further expansion

The Colombian has opened a third café in Edmonton during highly uncertain times for the food service industry, but this expansion is only a hint of what founder and co-owner Santiago Lopez envisions.

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A portrait of Blue Plate Diner owners John Williams and Rima Devitt, above a picture of the chalk sign reading "Thank you for 15 amazing years, 104 St. community" and beside a picture of the patio on Stony Plain Road
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Heartbroken owner of Blue Plate Diner feels community's love

As she prepares to close the Blue Plate Diner for good, owner Rima Devitt can't help but wonder what would have happened if her restaurant hadn't been pushed out of its longtime home on 104 Street.

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Muffuletta sandwich on a plate, cut into a quarter, with a hot green pepper on the side
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Pal's to be next piece of Old Strathcona restaurant empire

Slated to open in August, Pal's Sandwich Bar is the latest restaurant from the team behind The Next Act, Meat, and Pip. The classic sandwich shop will be the group's fourth venture within a one-block radius.

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A person speaks to a masked worker from Edmonton's Food Bank at an outdoor station
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As inflation rises and pandemic supports ebb, food insecurity grows

Food insecurity is again on the rise in Edmonton, and now providers and people in need are without the government supports that helped them cope with demand during the pandemic.

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Taproot Edmonton's Bloom podcast, brought to you by Innovate Edmonton
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Bloom: Satisfying a hunger for restaurant software

Episode 23 of Bloom takes a big bite into some stories about food innovation in Edmonton and Alberta, kicking off with a deep dive into Taproot's recent story on food-tech company Truffle.

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High chairs in front of a long bar with a row of taps behind the bar
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Leopard brings pizza and soft serve to Glenora

Leopard, a new restaurant in Glenora's West Block tower that aims to provide quality pizza and soft serve to the neighbourhood, is the result of conversations that began before the pandemic and a menu perfected during the lockdown.

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A smiling Nathan Flim stands in a classy bar, holding a glass of spirits
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The Fort Distillery strikes a deal with Rogers Place

A Fort Saskatchewan distillery that has had success getting its product into the United States is celebrating a more local coup: getting two of its offerings into Rogers Place. The Fort Distillery's Mountain Pass Whisky and a mixed-cocktail beverage called Tumbler & Rocks are now available at the arena.

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Sorellina owner Lynsey Hayes
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Sorellina Coffee to open brew bar in Old Strathcona

Coffee roaster Sorellina Coffee will be opening a café called Sorellina Brew Bar in late July. Italian for "little sister", Sorellina is an apt name given the company grew from owner Lynsey Hayes's start at her brother's business.

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