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// 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...
// Meaghan Baxter

What it takes to brew beer at home

First off, let’s get one thing straight: homebrewing and moonshine are not synonymous. One is legal, one is not, and you can probably guess which is which, but award-winning homebrewer Angus Mu...
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The changing face of Big Rock

You may have noticed something different about Big Rock recently. The long-standing Calgary-based regional brewer has been significantly shifting many aspects of its business over the past year or tw...
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Six things about durian fruit

Strong scent The fruit emits a strong, distinctive odour that is sometimes described as smelling like rotten onions, garbage and turpentine. The smell is so strong that it has been banned from public...
// Meaghan Baxter

Old world comfort food

We all know someone who seems to have it all going on. Unlike our slovenly selves, who can’t seem to get through the morning without spilling coffee on our shirts and struggle with a sense of e...
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Wine worthy of Dionysus

Few places boast such a long and storied wine history as Greece, yet around these parts, Greek wine is often uncommon—if not completely unknown. This is a shame, since Greece produces some lovely win...
The man behind the legend // Meaghan Baxter

Three decades and counting

Edmonton is home to a Greek restaurant dynasty. With the opening of his first Edmonton restaurant in 1981, Cyprus-born Yianni Psalios established a dining legacy that endures to this day. His most re...