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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

spag and meatballs

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.

prairie on a plate at prairie noodle shop

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.

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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.

Whisky Westie

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.

Blair Lebsack

Blair Lebsack

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