spag and meatballs
Here’s how to spend Wednesday night. A negroni at Bar Bricco, then spaghetti and meatballs next door at Uccellino — San Marzano tomato-braised meatballs with Parmigiano, fresh basil, pangrattato. Now, that’s worth going out in the cold for. https://www.instagram.com/uccellinoyeg/?hl=en
prairie on a plate at prairie noodle shop
The first 2018 Taste Alberta dinner is at Prairie Noodle (10350 124 Street) featuring Alberta pork and other seasonal Alberta ingredients. Expect a family-style menu by chef Eric Hanson (and 2017 Gold Medal Plates medalist) and culinary team. Yum. TIX: $70 + GST gets you a welcome drink, plenty of small bites and several larger dishes to share. Visit the shop or eventbrite.
curtis comeau on tomato radio
Tomato Radio is back today with an interview with Edmonton-based photographer Curtis Comeau. We talk how to take a great pic, Menti wine and what’s up this week in #yegfood. Find on soundcloud.
oh you whisky dog you
Taste the different styles of Scottish island whiskies at Island Hopping One Whisky at a Time, Wednesday, January 24, 6:30pm, at Aligra Wine & Spirits (Entrance 58, 8882 170 Street). TIX: $60/p, eventbrite.
Georgie Girl, Aligra’s Whisky Westie!
for the love of wine and the kids february 9
For the Love of Wine is a gorgeous event for a great cause. Enjoy tasting hundreds of wines, fine jazz by Sandro Dominelli and delicious food along with a live auction. The VIP experience starts at 6:30pm, regular admission 7:30pm. All proceeds support Kids Kottage, Edmonton’s only 24-hour crisis nursery. TIX
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roast leg of lamb with wild rice-potato latke, sautéed spinach and garlic yogurt
Chef Blair Lebsack’s (RGE RD) roast leg of lamb is a meaty and substantial choice for a Sunday lunch or dinner in January.