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Review: Grandin Fish ‘N’ Chips

Grandin Fish n Chips Edmonton

There’s a new seafood spot in town! Grandin Fish ‘N’ Chips recently opened on 109 Street and 99 Avenue, right by (and is a product of the same people who run) The Common! Grandin Fish ‘N’ Chips is a super hip, fast-casual restaurant that puts a prairie perspective on fish ‘n’ chips (from Port to Prairie, they say!) The decor/interior of Grandin Fish ‘N’ Chips is beautiful! Their design work is actually recently…

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Giveaway: Tickets to Honey & Hot Sauce (May 26) at The Common

I love The Common! I don’t go as much as I should for the amount of good times I have there, but that really needs to change. The Common just announced their new Three for Thirty – 3 courses for $30 featureย happening every Tuesday night, so in the never ending quest to have awesome but affordable meals out, that shoots right up high on the list! They’re also pretty well-known…

Food Reviews

Recap: Edmonton food bloggers tweetup at The Common

Last month, Mike and I attended an Edmonton food bloggers tweetup hosted at The Common, organized by Maki and Marianne! Maki had attended two other blogger tweetups prior to this one – way back in 2009. Surprisingly, there hadn’t really been a formalized food bloggers tweetup since then! This one at The Common was my very first time attending such an event. You certainly get to see a lot of…

Food Reviews

Review: The Common

I went to The Common (9910 109 Street) for the first time last weekend and have had this opening sentence in my mind for this blog post ever since: The Common is very cool. I know that’s not a super thrilling sentence, but seriously. All I could think about while I was at The Common and after I left was how cool the “gastro-lounge” is. The atmosphere feels cool. The…

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Feature Story: Edmonton Dishcrawl brings growing foodie community together for a night of new experiences

Edmonton Dishcrawl brings growing foodie community together for a night of new experiences Edmonton’s food community takes part in Dishcrawl Edmonton: Foodie Treats on 124 Street. Edmontonians sampled dishes at four restaurants in the span of the evening. It’s just the latest in a number of food trends to hit the city. WATCH THE VIDEO, CLICK BELOW: httpvh://youtu.be/pCs0UEFlhf8 Notes: I still don’t have proper audio or lighting equipment so I…

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  • Mmm! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ I loved the "Birthday Cake" rolled ice cream at @sweettoothyyc!! ๐Ÿฆ Vanilla bean ice cream with golden oreos, confetti sprinkles, raspberry sauce, whipped cream, raspberry drizzle, toasted hazelnuts and almonds, and strawberry Pocky! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป First time trying rolled ice cream and was delighted. @mikethyking got the "Monkey Business" banana butterscotch one. Also ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐ŸŒ.
#never2sweet #sweettoothyyc
  • Crushed ducks ๐Ÿฆ† last night, and the @edmontonoilers did the same! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ #LetsGoOilers Had a fantastic dinner at @oxbow_yyc @kri_calgary with @mikethyking, @kathytrinhle & @big_mitchy16! The #tasteab beef striploin and Chinook salmon were also excellent. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Thanks for a great meal @janohansen & @sideofpork! 
We're in Calgary for the #CalgaryExpo!
  • ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ˜œ #WakeMeWhenImFamous
  • Guys, I'm celebrating the @edmontonoilers the best way I know how: by eating! ๐Ÿฝ Over on the blog (link in bio), I've got a list of Where to Eat Duck in Edmonton (since its Duck Hunting Season! ๐Ÿฆ†) It's just an early starting list so if you know other #yegfood reataurants serving up duck, please let me know and I'll add! #LetsGoOilers #CrushTheDucks
๐Ÿ“ธ photo credit: @xix19 (duck wings!)
  • I'm obsessed with the lights๐Ÿ’ก at the Full House Lottery dream homes. ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ SO GORGEOUS! I'm having a blast working on the @FHLottery campaign this year - if you haven't had a chance to check out the homes - they're open 7 days a week for viewing in #Windermere. Go now! ๐Ÿ’ฐ from your #FHlottery ticket goes to support 1.6 #Alberta patients at @rahfoundation & @givetoUHF AND you get a chance to win from more than $5.1 million in prizes including these beautiful homes, a #yegdt Edmonton condo, trips, vehicles and more! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
  • Easily one of my new favourite salads - the Roasted Beet & Greek Yogurt salad from @crashlandhere! ๐Ÿ˜โœ”๏ธโœ”๏ธ
Enter to win a $50 gift card to Crash Hotel Lobby Bar by tagging a friend in the comments below! 
Additional entries, more #foodporn and a review of #CrashHotel over on my blog! (link in bio)
  • The snow's not all bad! โ„๏ธ
  • The best volunteer gigs are ones that involve eating delicious food... ๐Ÿ˜ Congrats to @WoodWorkYEG @chef_porter for winning Judge's Choice at the Mount Royal School @TheCulinaryArtsCookOff fundraiser! The winning dish was this Israeli pesto couscous with duck fat, sage, honey balsamic & cheese. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Kids Choice (and also my 2nd pick) was a butter bacon chicken fat soaked pasta from @shanemedericchartrand! (Perhaps all things could be soaked in butter bacon chicken fat? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค” lol) Proceeds from this annual cook off and silent auction go to support the school! A very tasty and important cause I'm lucky to have been a guest judge for. โ˜บ๏ธ
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Ever try a #Tupperware Meal Prep Party? You & friends get together and prep ingredients for 5 meals (that feed 2-4 people per meal) and you take home the meals in a bunch of Tupperware! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป I went to my first Tupperware Meal Prep Party last week with consultant @mbootsie17 and have a recap up on my blog (link in bio)! โ˜บ๏ธ I'm also giving away a free Meal Prep Party pass (valued at $125+ GST).
To enter, just tag a friend who you'd meal prep party with in the comments! Get more entries on my blog ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป www.linda-hoang.com
Note: You must live in the Edmonton area to win!
  • Finally tried @callemexicorestaurant and don't know why it took me so long! ๐ŸŒฎ Delicious beef nachos (excellent crisp factor lol), al pastor pork tacos with pineapple, and green enchiladas! Yum. Thanks for the lunch date @nicopringo.
  • And another long weekend comes to an end! Hope you had a great one. ๐Ÿ’› We spent time with family and friends, slept-in, binge-watched Netflix, long-walked the dogs, celebrated Thor's 6th birthday and celebrated @mikethyking's birthday at @TheRecRoomCA! ๐Ÿค—
This is their tasty wood-grilled pork chop with pickled mustard, whipped potatoes and braised red cabbage. I also had their lemon-fried calamari which was delicious!
  • #SixYearsOfThor!! ๐ŸŽ‚โœจ

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