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Review: SFC Seoul Fried Chicken

Linda Hoang - March 24, 2017
SFC Seoul Fried Chicken Edmonton Old Strathcona

Okay, I’m toooootally late to the party but this month I finally tried SFC Seoul Fried Chicken!  Seoul Fried Chicken is located at 7904 104 Street (Calgary Trail), just off Whyte Avenue in Old Strathcona. It’s this tiny little spot, with limited seating, at the corner of a strip mall, that serves up the best Korean Fried Chicken in the city.  I went with my friend …

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Review: Pho Boy Vietnamese Kitchen (Whyte Avenue)

Linda Hoang - February 14, 2017
Pho Boy Vietnamese Kitchen Edmonton 7

I’m addicted to pho. Because my parents have owned a Vietnamese pho restaurant since I was a kid, I grew up eating it multiple times a week. Of course, there’s always going to be that “my mom makes it best” bias, but in my case – 9/10, my mom at King Noodle House Pho Hoang does make it best. I usually can’t go a week without …

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Explore Edmonton: Halloween Events in Edmonton (and area) 2016

Linda Hoang - October 1, 2016
Halloween Edmonton Event Listing

2016 Halloween Events List last updated: October 16, 2016 On my mission to #ExploreEdmonton, and as I do with New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s, I’ve put together an event listing for things to do for Halloween in and around the Edmonton area this year! This list will be updated as I find new events and as event information becomes available. Keep checking back for updates – …

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Review: Dorinku Tokyo Street Food

Linda Hoang - August 18, 2016
Dorinku Tokyo Street Food Edmonton Old Strathcona

Japanese food is truly one of my favourites. That’s why I was super excited to visit Edmonton’s newest Japanese izakaya – Dorinku – which opened on Whyte Avenue at the corner of 102 Street in July. An izakaya is like a casual Japanese gastropub that typically focuses on drinks and small plates (Fun fact: ‘dorinku’ means drink in Japanese!) In Japan, izakayas are often popular after-work spots. They …

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Feature Story: Edmonton’s Cash Mob puts money and focus back into local business

Linda Hoang - April 27, 2012

Edmonton’s Cash Mob puts money and focus back into local business Edmontonians take part in Cash Mob Edmonton. Cash Mobs are organized spending sprees that’s just the latest in the live local movement that encourages consumers to put their money into local business. WATCH THE VIDEO, CLICK BELOW: httpvh://youtu.be/7aQ6GUiRefE Notes: I still don’t have proper audio equipment so I apologize for the bad audio. Although …

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