Recipe: Bacon Fennel Jam

Earlier this month I attended the 7th annual Pig & Pinot –  a fundraiser for Calgary Meals on Wheels held at Hotel Arts. The event featured a number of local chefs and restaurants competing for the coveted Divine Swine trophy sponsored by Alberta Pork. The challenge to chefs: perfectly pair a pinot with a unique and […]

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Recap: Swine & Dine at Tzin Wine & Tapas

On Tuesday May 30, Tzin Wine & Tapas played host to Edmonton’s latest Swine & Dine. The intimate wine bar on 104th set the table for 36 patrons spread across two seatings; however, the wait list surely would have filled at least another two seatings. For the event, Chef Corey McGuire created an eight-course dinner featuring […]

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4th Annual Porkapalooza BBQ Festival Heats up June 10 -11, 2017

Porkapalooza has found a new home; this year, Edmonton’s meatiest festival will take over Northlands June 10 – 11, 2017! This event is a great opportunity to learn about BBQ culture. As an official Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned events, teams competing in the festival’s BBQ competition have a chance to win $16,000 in prizes […]

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Roast Local Pig at The Cascade Room in Vancouver

Barbarian’s Feast at The Cascade Room, Vancouver on May 29th We found another great local pork event in Vancouver! Dictionaries define barbarians as uncivilized, primitive and wild. But to the less rigid, more convivial folks at The Cascade Room, hosting the inaugural Barbarian’s Feast on May 29th means they want to unleash your primal appetites […]

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