Passion for Pork

3 spots in Edmonton for a pork-tastic lunch

Sharman - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gone are the days when a bacon accent on a burger was the only pork product on a lunchtime menu. Today, more and more chefs are making pork shoulder and pork belly a shining star on their mid-day menus. Check out these three restaurants in Edmonton where you can have a locally-sourced pork-packed lunch for under $20.

Under the High Wheel
The Croque Monsieur – featuring house roasted pork, with caramelized apples, béchamel & provolone on organic tree stone white bread, served with house greens for $19

Croque Monsieur  at Under The High Wheel

Confederation Lounge at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
Chef Serge Jost’s Soy & Maple Glazed Pork Belly Sandwich – baguette, pear & sweet onion jelly, pickled cucumber & daikon slaw, cilantro served with fries, salad or a soup for $17

Soy & Maple Glazed Pork Belly Sandwich at The Fairmont MacDonald


The Common
Chef Jesse Morrison makes you work for your lunch with his build-your-own Lettuce wraps featuring korean spiced pork, spicy bean sprouts, cilantro, peanuts – $16

Lettuce Wraps at the Common