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dine classically at the mac

The Classic Dining series at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald explores different regions and flavours for a whole new experience in the Harvest Room. Next up is a six-course Spanish dinner by executive Chef Mridul Bhatt on Friday, February 23, 6pm. Tix: $75/p+, 780-429-6424 or mac.dining@fairmont.com

classical music, classical wine at devines thus saturday

The 2nd annual Classical Pairings Tasting is this Saturday at Devines. Saturday, Feb 24. Taste seven wines with seven classical compositions by Bach, Rachmaninov, Respighi, Stravinsky, de Sarasate, Lauridsen and Bartok. Dirk Chan of Devine Wines promises a smorgasbord for the senses, ideal for wine enthusiasts and classical music lovers. Tix: $55/p+. https://devinewines.ca/events/

the anti freeze tour march 2

Those clever folks at Alberta Food Tours have come up with a plan to kick off Downtown Dining Week (March 9-18). On Friday, March 2, enjoy three courses at The Marc, Wishbone and Kitchen by Brad plus a Jacek Chocolate delight. Tix: Tix: $89/p+, https://kiosk.eztix.co/producer-events/edmonton-food-tours. Find all the deets regarding Dining Week at http://www.edmontondowntown.com/dining-week

brad's bacon

alumni popup series at ernest’s

The Alumni Chefs Popup Series gets under way at NAIT (10701 118 Avenue) with one of our favourite chefs, Andrew Fung of Nineteen, Monday, March 5, 5:30pm-8:30pm.Tix: $30, cash bar. Call 780-471-8685 or email twright@nait.ca to reserve.

swine and dine with bench creek brewing

Love beer? Love pork? This dinner will make you very very happy. Alberta Pork’s Swine & Dine with Bench Creek Brewing is at the Royal Glenora Club (11160 River Valley Road) Thursday, March 15, 6:30pm. Enjoy five Bench Creek beers including the Black Spruce Porter with four toothsome courses. Yes, there will be pork belly. Tix: $75/p, https://www.eventbrite.ca.

chef andrew fung’s seafood risotto with wheat berry

Here’s a delish and healthy recipe from chef Fung. He swaps out arborio rice for wheat berries to make an atypical risotto.
Gold Forest Grains Wheat Berry Seafood Risotto: https://thetomato.ca/recipes/cheap-cheerful

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