The 5th Annual Top 100

The fifth annual Tomato Top 100 brings us less candy, more stick-to-the-ribs dishes. Octopus is Edmonton’s new fave seafood, with three dishes on the Top 100. We’ve squeezed in as many dishes as could fit here. 1. Spaghetti Bottarga, Uccellino. It’s a rare dish that can truly transport you somewhere else, but Uccellino’s spaghetti bottarga …

Beer Guy: Barley brothers

It’s time to switch to whisky, we’ve been drinking beer all night. – Corb Lund by Peter Bailey Corb’s right—there are times when a dram of whisky is called for over a pint of ale. On cold winter nights in Edmonton, for example. Don’t feel badly for beer, though; whisky and beer are family, brothers …

Candy is Dandy

Four local entrepreneurs fulfill our growing desire for sweets. by Mary Bailey Caramia Caramels Romance inspired sisters Tammy and Alysia Lok to start handcrafting their own caramels. Tammy had tasted soft caramels on her honeymoon in Europe and, in one of those serendipitous moments, discovered that caramels were Alysia boyfriend’s favourite candy. Not just any …