Recent stories about food

A newspaper clipping that reads, "Urges stop to confectioners, cafe licenses"
history food

A moment in history: May 29, 1934

On this day in 1934, some concerned citizens were calling for Edmonton to have fewer candy stores.

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Jason Wong on the street next to the front window at Little Bon Bon
food business

Little Bon Bon set to sweeten Chinatown with deep family history

The creators of Yelo'd are opening an ice cream parlour and café called Little Bon Bon in the historic Hull Block, at 9660 106 Avenue NW, in June.

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Shoppers visit the 124 Grand Market in 2023.
food business

Busy summer ahead for Grand Markets Edmonton

Grand Markets Edmonton has launched its 2024 season, and there are some changes afoot for those looking for locally made food, beverages, and art.

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E-scooters in downtown Edmonton.
city council arts

On the agenda: Citadel, e-scooters, entertainment district

This week, city council will discuss a proposed new lease with the Citadel Theatre, who will operate our e-scooters and e-bikes, and the proposed downtown entertainment district.

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Scott Jonathan Iserhoff and Svitlana Kravchuk in front of the mural at Bernadette's
food business

Bernadette's aims to raise profile of Indigenous cuisine in Edmonton

The owners of the forthcoming restaurant Bernadette's say their previous success with Pei Pei Chei Ow has allowed them to pursue their larger goal of increasing Indigenous representation within Edmonton's food scene — and to do it right in the core.

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A person holding a golf cub poses in a restaurant in golf attire.
business food

Edmonton food legend hits another kind of green

Siu To, the man credited with bringing the iconic green onion cake to Edmonton in 1980, and known to many as the Green Onion Cake Man, has invented his own golf club out of sheer love for the sport.

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Small structures and lush greenery behind a fence with a sign that reads "Welcome."
food parks

Edmonton Urban Farm on the move at Exhibition Lands

The Edmonton Urban Farm is tentatively being relocated to a spot east of Borden Park on the Exhibition Lands, as its current home is set to be redeveloped into housing.

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A person smiles while holding up a dish of butter chicken.
food business

Why Ramneek Singh is on a butter chicken odyssey

Ramneek Singh has embarked on what he describes as a year-long Butter Chicken Odyssey. He may feel differently about the dish than most.

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Steve Brochu inside the Citadel Theatre
food business

Steve Brochu is reinvigorating the Citadel with a restaurant that aims to challenge

The chef who owns and operates MilkCrate, a café in EPCOR Tower, and GhostLight, a coffee kiosk in the Citadel Theatre, is set to open PlayWright in the space in the Citadel that formerly housed the second Normand's location.

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