Congratulations to Kelly, who won the draw for the 2 bags of blue corn Tostitos and a lovely chip basket! I will be sending you an e-mail. I hope you enjoy them; personally, I find that blue corn chips have a slightly different taste than yellow corn tortilla chips and go really well with salsa, but doesn’t fit as well with cheese.
And now, here’s some news for you:
- If you’re in Edmonton and you haven’t had your fill of pancakes yet, the Premier’s FREE Capital Ex pancake breakfast is happening tomorrow morning (Tuesday) from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., over at the Legislature’s south grounds (a.k.a. behind the building, over by the band shell).
- The City Market’s next special event is a cook book and recipe festival focused on local ingredients and producers.
- Social media can be a great thing that connects people together in a new way. When Foursquare first came out though, I was – and still continue to be – wary of the program. While they offered some perks like free coffee to frequent visitors, the potential for stalking freaks me out. And I’m not the only one that has thought this.
- From Chow.com, two sets of food trends that they have been noticing in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
- Is Asia’s perception of the use of shark fin in food changing?
- Researchers are exploring why some adults are still picky eaters.
- The CBC Radio show the Main Ingredient has a web extra about European food in China. I thought most people already knew that milk and cheese aren’t food
staples for the Chinese?
- Interesting article on small-plot intensive farming, or “SPIN farming” in Calgary.
- Divers find 200-year old champagne (likely the world’s oldest drinkable champagne) in a Baltic Sea wreck.