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Food for thought: Blowers & Grafton

Before COVID plagued us and we were all hugging and visiting at restaurants, a friend of mine took me out for some authentic East Coast food. She swore the place was amazing and that I would love it. I have

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Food

Recipe: shepherd’s pie

The weather has gotten chilly, and a lot of us are seeking warmth in our food. Nothing says warmth and comfort like a delicious shepherd’s pie. It’s perfect for cold winter days and holds up well in the fridge for

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Food

A lifetime of redistribution

Although he has been a self-described “politics nerd” for most of his life, Cody Bondarchuk was not yet planning to run for Edmonton City Council when he was working at McDonald’s just over a decade ago. He was there to

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Campus

Food for thought: Northern Chicken

Northern Chicken has been a jewel in the downtown area for four years now. It is a queer-owned business serving up southern-style comfort food that has been satisfying appetites and warming hearts. When owners and chefs Matt Phillips and Andrew

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Food

Strawberry and goat cheese spinach salad

Now that we’ve welcomed in a new year in hopes of landmark events far more pleasant than last year’s, we can begin to address the other elephant in the room: COVID weight. Let’s not pretend that we haven’t all considered

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Downtown

A spectre is haunting Edmonton

On the cold, snowy evening of Nov. 11, Sarah Spisak made the understandable decision not to brave the weather and the pandemic to get groceries for supper. “I was feeling lazy and decided to order something from SkipTheDishes,” Spisak says.

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Food

The best warm holiday drinks

Let’s face it, this year the holidays may end up looking a little different. Now that the current outdoor gathering limit for family functions is 15, what better way to celebrate and unwind over the holidays than by mixing a

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Food

End your day with a glass of wine, naturally

“Natural” is a buzzword used by healthy eaters and fitness fanatics alike, and it goes hand in hand with terms like “organic” and “pesticide-free”. These terms are intended to assure us that whatever we’re consuming is relatively healthier than other

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Food

Food for thought: Meat

Edmonton has always felt like a small town to me. “In what ways?” someone would say. “Well,” I’d muse, “Take a look at businesses. For a population of 1.4 million people, Edmonton has a large local scene.” It’s true. For

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Food

The candy corn debate

As COVID-19 rages on, uncertainty hangs in the air like steam from the season’s first pumpkin spiced latte. During these perilous times, we must look to the constants in life for stability: the leaves will still change, the days will

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