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Giveaway: $50 Gift Card to try Original Joe’s Summer Fresh Menu

Mike and I are big fans of Original Joes. If you’ve never been, Original Joes (or ‘OJs’ as you’ll start calling it when you start going there a lot, lol) is an Alberta-based restaurant/pub (originally founded in Calgary) and today has more than 60 locations across Canada.

Usually it’s one of our go-to spots in the summer for patio drinks and food. There’s seven locations in Edmonton (and a few more surrounding Edmonton) so it’s not too hard to head to an OJs. My favourite dishes to order are generally the chili lime chicken, dragon boat lettuce wraps and wings. Mike always gets one of their burgers (which come with your choice of two sides – that’s probably one of the unique things about OJs is that you get to choose two sides with your main meals!) During the winter they have an incredible tomato soup with cheesy croutons that you MUST ORDER.

Anyway, we’ve been going for years and now I’m super excited because they’re launching their new Original Joe’s Summer Fresh menu and they’ve given me a $50 gift card to give away to a reader!

Brussel Sprouts in Original Joe's new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)
Brussel Sprouts in Original Joe’s new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)

There are seven new items on the summer menu and it launches today! (May 7, 2015)

BRUSSEL SPROUTS flash fried with red pepper and chopped bacon; tossed with fresh lime juice, parmesan and chilis; garnished with lime crema and fresh cilantro.

STEAMED MUSSELS  a full pound of sustainably harvested PEI mussels, steamed in a light beer cream sauce with garlic, onion, chilis, and lemon juice. bread on the side.

SHRIMP TACOS (3) grilled flour tortillas, garlic cajun shrimp, cabbage, fresh pico de gallo, cilantro and lime crema. served with a mixed green salad.

Chicken Wrap in Original Joe's new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)
Chicken Wrap in Original Joe’s new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)

MISO SALMON SALAD baked wild pacific salmon in a miso-sake marinade; served with mixed greens, cucumber, pea shoots, matchstick carrot, sliced avocado and cilantro in a sesame vinaigrette.

MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN WRAP shwarama style grilled chicken breast served in a garlic naan bread with lemon feta spread, shredded lettuce, onion, tomato, banana pepper, pickle, chopped parsley and topped with tzatziki. served with two sides.

Miso Salmon Salad in Original Joe's new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)
Miso Salmon Salad in Original Joe’s new Summer Fresh Menu (2015)

ORIGINAL JOE’S BLONDE market price cold, clean, crisp and easy drinking

BACK PORCH LEMONADE absolut citron vodka, lemonade, lime juice and a splash of triple sec

Original Joe’s has also partnered with Mealshare so this summer OJ’s will provide one meal to someone in need with the purchase of every steamed mussel or miso salmon salad dish! #buy1give1

** GIVEAWAY **

ENTER TO WIN A $50 to Original Joe’s Summer Fresh Menu

To enter, you must retweet the following tweet:

I’m excited for @originaljoes new #SummerFreshMenu! Win a $50 #OriginalJoes GC: http://bit.ly/1IkwiMv #yeg #yegfood

You can get additional entries by doing the following (but note you NEED to retweet the above linked tweet in order to qualify):

I will randomly draw a winning entry from all entries after the contest closes on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10 p.m.

Please note comments need to be moderated so if you don’t see your comment appear right away, don’t worry!

** UPDATE MAY 23, 2015 ** 

Congratulations to Terry H., the winner of the $50 gift card! Thanks to everyone who entered. Hope you get out and enjoy the patios this summer!

Linda

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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38 Comments

  • Lily

    I did both tweets and I follow you on instagram! :) (@prncsslil on both)

  • Colin S.

    The shrimp tacos! I tweeted and followed you on facebook and instagram!

  • Violet P

    I would try the shrimp tacos!

  • Jenn Erin

    I would love to try the steamed mussels.

  • Diane

    I am undecided between the miso salmon salad and the PEI mussels… I want them both!

    P.S. I did everything except the Facebook share.

  • kiraali

    I would love to try the mussels!

  • Krista M

    Cold beer and fresh shrimp tacos sounds like the perfect summer lunch on the patio! Original Joe’s always has the best seasonal menu’s to enjoy with family & friends.

  • Frank

    The Mediterranean Chicken Wrap sounds delicious! Tweeted, Liked and Followed.

  • Krista M

    Liked your new page on FB & shared the contest post.
    Followed on twitter & tweeted both posts. thanks!

  • Andrea Womacks

    I’d love to try the shrimp tacos!

  • Jenn Erin

    Liked your FB page, and shared the post

  • Bekki

    Want to try the mussels! Following you on Instagram :)

  • billiondollarprincesss

    I would love to try the shrimp tacos!

  • edmontonjb

    I tweeted both tweets and I follow you on instagram as edmontonjb. I would love to try the chicken wraps

  • Ryan

    Mmmmmm beer

  • Terry

    I would love to try the miso salmon salad!

  • Jess

    The steamed mussels look so good! ;)

  • Belinda McNabb

    I would love to try the Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

  • Belinda McNabb

    I also did the retweet. followed on twitter as prairiebelle https://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/599014864493752321 and facebook as belinda mcnabb

  • jay nelson

    MISO SALMON SALAD – yum

  • jay nelson

    I liked and shared on fb.

  • jay nelson

    I am following on instagram.

  • zahra premji

    The shrimp tacos look amazing!
    Also retweeted as @ZdenoZ

  • Carol M

    I’d love to try the steamed mussels

  • Carol M

    Shared on Facebook under Lushka Smith

  • Lynsey

    I want to try the shrimp tacos!!

  • Jennifer

    Shrimp tacos. Yum!!!

  • Jenn L.

    Those steamed mussels look divine hope this is my chance!!!!!

  • Robert O'Keefe

    I’d like to try the fish tacos! And, I did all of the above except Instagram! :)

  • Lee-Ann

    I really want to try the shrimp tacos

  • Lee-Ann

    I shared on FB – Lee-Ann Jeffrey

  • Lee-Ann

    I follow on instagram – teegzmum

  • Lauren

    I would love to try the steamed mussels!! I’ve followed you on instagram (@rabbitsloopcalligraphy)

  • lilfifi

    I am most excited to try the Baja Brussel Sprouts, sounds delicious!

    • lilfifi

      following as @fifitter on twitter

    • lilfifi

      liked and following on facebook as Debbie Sherrer

    • lilfifi

      following on instagram as debfifi

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