El Fogón Latino

El Fogón Latino

Tucked away in Northside #YEG, El Fogon serves up some killer Venezuelan and Latino cuisine. I've never heard of El Fogon before until couple weeks after Avila Arepa opened. Hours are decent for the area, although I'd prefer them to open just an hour later during the weekends. We're in need of more late night [...]

Spinelli Bar Italia

Spinelli Bar Italia

Wood-fire oven pizzas, cakes, paninis, pastries, and coffee -- casual yet scrumptious Italian fare by Italian's Centre's little Spinelli's Bar Italia. If you're looking for a place to enjoy affordable coffee and have lunch with friends/family, I highly recommend this place. Spinelli was named after the Italian Centre’s founder — Frank Spinelli. Even though my [...]

Ávila Arepa – Urban Venezuelan Kitchen

Ávila Arepa – Urban Venezuelan Kitchen

Ávila Arepa is a newer Venezuelan restaurant opened not too long ago, located in Whyte Ave. I came here on a Saturday early evening for a quick bite. It took me awhile go try this place since it gets pretty busy on the weekends. This is my first time trying Venezuela food, so I don't have [...]

YEG’s 1st All Vegetarian Viet Restaurant: An Chay

YEG’s 1st All Vegetarian Viet Restaurant: An Chay

I bet many of you didn't know I tried committing to a vegetarian lifestyle couple years ago. It started with pescatarian (seafood only) for 3 months, then vegetarian for a month before giving up. Trust me, it felt very good changing my eating habits. It wasn't too hard either since I LOVE carbs and potatoes. [...]

Reinette Café & Patisserie

Reinette Café & Patisserie

I love discovering new cafés. My friend was searching for a new café in town and came across Reinette, located in Millwoods. This hidden gem offers cute pastries for a lower cost than other cafes such as Duchess. They also offer high tea and sandwiches. Unfortunately, I didn't take any photos of the interior since my [...]