Leduc Nguyen is a local Edmontonian food blogger (Let's Eat YEG). By day, he works in Genetics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and, by night, he loves undertaking new food experiences and challenges. He lives to eat, and eats to live. Food is his passion!
The food truck scene in Edmonton has only gotten better over the last few years. And, what with us being the city known for its numerous festivals, there is no better venue than outdoors to pig out and enjoy some delicious food from the food trucks on a beautiful summer day. This short list is only few of many delicious trucks to choose from! [Image credit: iStock.com/Maica]
Going out to eat can be a bit restrictive if you’re vegetarian. Options are limited, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go out for some good food! These restaurants are some of my favourite places for some vegetarian food! [Image credit: iStock.com/haoliang]
The great thing about noodles is how universal and international it is. In almost all cuisines around the world, there is some sort of noodle or pasta dish. Here is a list of different kinds of noodles from different kinds of cuisines in the world, each with its own twist.
Downtown dining in Edmonton has become quite the dynamic food scene. There have been so many restaurants pop up in the last few years, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. This motivates restaurants to provide amazing dining experiences. These restaurants are great for a romantic evening with your significant other.
Nothing says North America more than a good old classic burger. There are so many different varieties that you can choose from and definitely a lot of options when it comes to eating out. It can be bit daunting to choose a good burger place but these are my favourite places to grab a casual burger or sandwich!
Desserts are often overlooked when it comes to eating out. Many lists and articles are focused around best restaurant, and bakeries seldom get mentioned. Sweets are making a comeback this year, and this list focuses on cakes, pies, cookies, cupcakes and more!
Ever want to go out for some nice drinks, but want something a little more than just typical pub food? Then a gastropub might be for you. They focus around both food and drinks so you can get the best of both worlds!
Authentic Southern Cuisine can be a little bit hard – but not impossible – to come by in Edmonton. Fried chicken, jambalaya, gumbo and endless piles of smoked meat can really hit the spot when you’re just hankering for some good old-fashioned comfort food. Check out these great spots to satisfy your craving!
If you come from a large family, sharing food and having a variety of options is something you’re familiar with. Tapas-style dining allows exactly that. You get to try a bunch of appetizers, and it breeds a fun and social atmosphere! Here is a list of some great places to try with friends and enjoy a lot of different foods in one night!
Whyte Avenue (82 Avenue) is a long stretch of street that’s constantly filled with activity and festivals, from the Edmonton International Fringe Festival in summer, to Ice on Whyte in winter (not to mention the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market, year-round). It’s full of restaurants, and there is never a dull moment. It’s so busy that some really great restaurants can easily be overlooked – don’t miss out on these hidden gems!
Summertime in Edmonton is one of my favourite parts of the year. There’s never a dull moment. Pretty much every weekend, there’s something to do, or something going on. And, of course, along with these festivals and events comes FOOD! Here is a list of my favourite festivals and events in Edmonton during the summer. [Image credit: iStock.com/Ivanko_Brnjakovic]
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