// Paul Blinov

Settlers of Whyte Ave

To the less-discerning passer-by, the name and logo of The Hexagon Café could simply be a crisply designed logo, one that manages to pop out along the walls-to-wall stores of Whyte Ave. But astute bo...
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Gravitating toward the gastropub

I don’t know who was responsible, but everything conspired to make sure my first impression was positive. After days of muggy heat and the contemporaneous rise of Edmonton’s mosquito and ...
Go ahead. Dig in.  //  Eden Munro

Fuelling your Fringe

If you’re the kind of Fringe-goer who will essentially spend the next 11 days living in one six-block radius of Old Strathcona, you’re gonna need to keep yourself fuelled up. Bringing you...
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Departing from the expected

Anyone here remember India Village? Like its generic name, the plucky Indian eatery that shared a strip mall with Sherbrooke Liquor was not entirely distinctive in the genre, putting up affordable da...
// Compfight: Furtwangl

The birds and the bees

As the urban agriculture movement picked up momentum in Edmonton—as, increasingly, people care more about knowing exactly where their food comes from, and even having a hand in its cultivation–itR...
// Meaghan Baxter

Abolishing mediocre sushi

Most sushi places in Edmonton are subject to contending twin forces which, while ensuring a cosmic equilibrium that keeps the universe from tearing itself asunder, makes it tough for true stand-outs ...
// Melanie Swerden

Tequila Obsession

8230 Gateway Boulevard 780.616.7275 elcortezcantina.com For many of us, our experience with tequila has been largely limited to the cheap stuff. You know, the kind that seems to burn your throat for ...
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Edmonton’s own Serbian food experience

The sheer diversity of our food scene has doubtless turned many restaurant explorers into curious carnivores, seeking to experience the meaty highlights of as many culinary traditions as possible. Ou...