TACO SKATE CO COLLAB

The creative mind behind ThinkItem and Taco Skate Co is a friend of mine. I dig his style and wild pop culture based art, he digs my food. Occasionally we collaborate on recipe cards for his pop up events and website. They often are fun, always weird and guaranteed to be delicious. Here is the…

the new gig

I am still the grey poupon don. Just decided to add a non profit to my projects. Go check us out at http://www.rescuefood.ca …. Join the food justice revolution.    

Tourists

The Gastro Gestapo I am going to fall on the proverbial grenade for my friends, “family” and everyone I love and respect. Even some of you cocky and pretentious assholes. Even though I know your food and subsequently how you handle yourselves. That your perverse food trials are merely an extension of some severe parental…

Malt and Mortar

I landed a great contract to design a GastroPub menu for a large, gorgeous room on Whyte Ave this Summer. Took months working on a menu in some rather difficult settings. In the middle of this was the busy summer schedule of catering weddings, Taste of Edmonton responsibilities and other work. We will be opening…

Second Line Food Services

I am proud to say, that after many a year of being friends. Eli and I are now taking the time to work as a team and become business partners. Based in the ideas and experience New Orleans instilled in us. Especially that Second Line we walked with the fine people of New Orleans, which…

Have Mercy, or how I learned to love the brand

I had the chance to check out the new El Cortez – Have Mercy – this Saturday. It’s the upstairs that used to be Suite 69 just off Whyte Ave. The moment you set foot in the room you almost forget you’re in Edmonton. Then you see a table of four Serena Ryder lookalikes and…

Saturday and the Farmer’s Market walk

  One of the many blessings of living in Old Strathcona. Is the easy access to a large and thriving Farmer’s Market every Saturday. There is a balance of produce, local protein providers, crafts, artisan wares and everything you could think of jamming into your chow hole. It is even a great stop for your…