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Who’s craving Mexican?

Edmonton’s best-kept Mexican-food secret is a secret no more. There was a time when the Three Amigos was a hidden gem, a word-of-mouth kind of place tucked in a strip mall south of the Whitemud...
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Shiraz Restaurant: A Persian gem

Regular readers (both of you) might remember how, in my year-end column, I egregiously misspoke in pronouncing Whyte Avenue Persian food outlet Sabzy closed for business—when in fact it just relocate...
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A fish out of water

One of the great things about walking around downtown Vancouver is that, if you suddenly have a hankering for sushi and/or its ancillaries, there’s always another little hole-in-the-wall Japane...
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Italian done right

Pity the humble, dependable, unostentatious restaurant. While it’s easy to crank out a few hundred words on a great, terrible or merely weird dining experience, the task of describing an eatery...
Meaghan Baxter

Come hungry

Right off the top, you need to know that Afghan Chopan Kebab combines the pleasure of really enjoyable food—and lots of it—with the not-unpleasant sense of disorientation you get dining out in anothe...
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Mama mia

The higher-end, artisanal, wood-fired, thin-crusted pizza joint has seen an uptick in profile around town, if you hadn’t noticed. Alongside the proliferation of homegrown franchise Famoso from ...
Meaghan Baxter

Almost the same, but not quite

Let me start this week with my first public apology of 2014. I owe my sincerest apologies to the fine folks at Sabzy, which I wrongly identified as having closed their doors, leaving Edmonton eaters ...
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Gastronomic delights of 2013

Every Christmas or so I go visit my sister in London, ON—an occasion she looks forward to since she’ll have some company trying out ethnic restaurants that her family of unadventurous eaters ar...
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A week of local eats

The ramping-up of festive overindulgence has already commenced for some of us, certainly for those of us that are me. In the midst of the obligatory consumption of ambient foods at the office, the bo...
Meaghan Baxter

What’s old is new again

Tavern 1903 revamps history with shareable indulgences How amazing it is that in Edmonton, the city that seems eager to efface its own history as quickly as possible, a historic hotel that was disass...