Spencer Knight is a writer and editor in Edmonton taking a crack at the freelance and literary scenes while wrapping up a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. When he’s not swamped in schoolwork, he can be found skulking around the Internet (like a good little Millennial) or eating his body weight in breakfast food somewhere downtown.
Hummus, a blend of chickpeas and tahini, is an iconic Mediterranean dish that pretty much everyone needs to experience. It’s almost always paired with fresh pita bread and explosive flavour. So, if you want to find a literal slice of the Mediterranean but can’t escape the city, make your way to any of the places on this list and let your taste buds take their dream vacation. [Image credit: iStock.com/Anna Pustynnikova]
It’s that time of year again for university students far and wide. You have readings to catch up on and term papers you still need find scholarly sources for - and final exams are just around the corner. There are only 24 hours in a day, and you still need to eat and be hygienic. We can’t help you pencil in a shower, but we can help you find a decent place to study and eat at the same time.
It’s surprisingly easy to find a delicious, authentic samosa in Edmonton – as long as you know where to look. Here’s a non-exhaustive list to get you started on a mouth-watering quest to find the perfect samosa. Try them all. Compare your notes. Let your taste buds guide you.
As the first frost wrestles autumn out of the city, it’s time to buckle down into another classic Canadian winter. You’ve got to get winter tires on, start piling blanket scarves over the three knit sweaters stuffed under your parka and prepare for dark rides to work and dark rides back home. And, what better way to cope with it all than burying yourself in all the Canadian delicacies Edmonton has to offer?
It’s getting down to holiday crunch time. If you’re considering a post-Hanukkah. last-minute Christmas or early New Year’s gift for that special guy in your life, this list can offer you a shred of hope. Focusing on Whyte Avenue from east to west, this list can lead you in the right direction to find that elusive gift for that hard-to-shop-for brother/dad/lover/uncle/neighbour/cousin-in-law-twice-removed.
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