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Edmonton – What’s it like to run a food tour company in the city of festivals?

Someone asked me recently, what is Alberta Food Tours’ competition in Edmonton? A light bulb went off over my head. I realized our competition in Edmonton isn’t other food tour companies. Edmonton has lots of room for others to join our celebration of the local food scene. Nope, that’s not it. Our biggest competition is…

Exploring Old Strathcona with a custom food experience

More items are being added to the menu that is Edmonton’s food scene all the time. Thanks to our dedicated team of food loving tour leaders we are always investigating the new offerings around town. We do a super fun tasting of food and beverages at five “downtown delights” along Jasper Avenue downtown on weekdays…

Long Table, Short Drive – our Edmonton Food Tours team attends a Kitchen by Brad Long Table Dinner

Elk Island has 800 bison, 300 elk, 200 deer and about 1000 beavers in Canada’s only full fenced national park. The park is only a 30 minute drive from downtown Edmonton and is 194 square kilometres in size. One of our country’s oldest parks, early naturalists recognized the unique character of this land in what…

Edmonton’s 104th Street is a magical place in the summer

Edmonton’s 104th Street is a magical place in the summer. With numerous cafes spilling out onto the sidewalk, it is a hot spot for people watching, while also offering the perfect opportunity to indulge in a range of high-quality food and drink. You can sip cocktails while sampling tapas at Tzin Wine and Tapas, relish…

A recap of Alberta Food Tours’ Edible Escapes weekend in Chicago with Liane Faulder

There are some cities you just don’t want to miss. Chicago is one of them. From Thursday, October 12 to Monday October 16, 2017, Alberta Food Tours and our guide Liane Faulder travelled to Chicago with a small group of devoted food adventurers to experience one of the great eating – and entertainment – centers in…

Romantic dining in Edmonton for every budget

By Liane Faulder, Edmonton Food Tours guide and writer for The Edmonton Journal The definition of a romantic meal varies widely. Some couples can feel dreamily alone in a noisy and crowded space like El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar (8230 Gateway Blvd.) and others like a padded banquette in a dark corner at…

The best take-out hot chocolate in Edmonton

Hot Chocolate

Story by Liane Faulder, Edmonton Food Tours Tour Leader Far from hunkering down to wait out winter, Edmontonians are famous for getting out and discovering ways to brighten and warm the long, dark season. Here’s a list that celebrates keeping active this winter for visitors and locals alike:   Patio fare Dining au plein isn’t restricted…

Canada voted #1 country to visit for 2017 by Lonely Planet

From Arctic to Atlantic to Pacific and every place in between, Canada, the world’s second largest country, celebrated its 150th birthday in 2017. Lonely Planet thought that was a good reason to name Canada the number one place to travel to next that year. The tipping point for that decision was the fact that access…

Best Bars in Edmonton for a Woman to Enjoy a Drink Alone

  Best Bars in Edmonton for a Woman to Enjoy a Drink Alone By Liane Faulder, Alberta Food Tours Inc. Tour Leader and food writer for the Edmonton Journal Sometimes a girl feels like getting out for a glass of wine and a nibble, but the thought of downing a beer and a plate of…