Al Salam Restaurant

Al Salam Pita Bakery has opened a new space right next door: Al Salam Restaurant. They’re serving their original and well known pita dishes alongside some new options. Check out my blog post for more details.

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Boxer – Albertan Kitchen & Bar

New restaurant alert! Boxer – Albertan Kitchen & Bar has recently opened their doors, taking over Holy Roller’s old space. From the same team who brought us The Alamanac and Solstice, Boxer’s menu features craft cocktails and seasonal fare made with local ingredients. I went here for a catch up date with a friend and […]

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New Small Businesses to Try in #YEG: Part 2

As we navigate the new normal, I continue to come across different online, home-based small businesses. Over the last few weeks, I’ve had a serious sweet tooth and have also been lucky to receive some gifted treats too. After some indulging, I thought I’d take the opportunity to highlight a few new ones that I […]

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Italia @ The River Cree Resort and Casino

River Cree Resort & Casino has debuted a new restaurant and I was invited to their media launch night for an opportunity to preview some of their dishes. Italia’s menu features a variety of Italian favourites with a modern twist. Long story short, I left feeling very satisfied with my meal and felt that everything […]

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Photolog: Tsujiri WEM Media Event

Tsujiri recently opened their second location in West Edmonton Mall and I was invited to their media event for a preview. During the event, I got a chance to try some items on their menu and learned what matcha is all about. Here’s a peek into this hosted experience.

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Machef

Here’s to continuing my streak of checking out all the Korean restaurants in YEG. One of my pre-pandemic ventures was a visit to Machef. In comparison to other Korean spots, Machef does offer a smaller menu but don’t let that stop you from checking them out. The food is really good and the service/atmosphere was […]

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Graham’s Jerkhouse

Jerk chicken is one dish that I often crave but cannot always easily get. There are definitely a few great spots in the city to grab Jamaican food but they’re not always the most accessible for me, personally. So when I discovered Graham’s Jerkhouse on Instagram, it felt like I hit the jackpot because they […]

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New Small Businesses To Try in #YEG: Part 1

One great thing I’ve seen coming out of this crazy time is the select number of small online businesses that have started; it’s always nice to see new options out there! All of these businesses offer dishes that are delivered right to your doorstep and ordering is only a click away. They’re also generally ready […]

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Rae Mi Hyang

Looking for a hidden gem? Rae Mi Hyang is it! This locally owned, Korean-Chinese restaurant isn’t new by any means but it was my first time visiting (pre-pandemic) and I thought their food was excellent so I wanted to share what they had to offer.

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