Monthly Archives: January 2014

EGOC Review: The Underground Tap & Grill

Fresh off our interview with CKUA, I convince Siu to join me for lunch. I had been meaning to try The Underground’s “Green Onion Cake Sandwich”, especially after Linda Tzang suggested she wouldn’t consider green onion cakes Edmonton’s signature dish … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Reviews

EGOC Review: Happy Garden

Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of 109th street you’ll find Happy Garden.  Nestled among the big trees and old houses of Parkallen stands an Edmonton institution.  Credited as being the first home of the Edmonton green onion cake, … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Reviews

Siu To: The Legend

When I first embarked on this green onion cake odyssey, all roads seemed to lead to Siu To.  Here I was, moments from meeting him.  With my notebook and iPhone on the ready, I found a table in the courtyard … Continue reading

9 Comments

Filed under EGOC at Festivals, History

Edmonton is a really, really BIG small town

I suppose I should start with how it came to be that the object of my search ended up calling me (for more on why I was looking for him see here). To be fair, I had never tried all … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under History

SIU TO CALLED ME!!

Oh my gawd oh my gawd OH MY GAWD!!!!  SIU TO CALLED ME!!! I was all: Hello? And he was all:  This is Siu. And I was like: Oh. My. GAWD. We have a date on Tuesday…

Leave a Comment

Filed under History

EGOC Review: XIX

Our next entry into the green onion cakes odyssey takes us to XIX (Nineteen) in Terwillegar. To say that I was excited to try the green onion cakes here would be an understatement.  Chef Andrew Fung had created a Charred … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Reviews

All I want for Christmas is Green Onion Cakes

I made the mistake of spending the holidays in Florida once. The fake icicles and cotton ball snowscapes were a real buzzkill. I will never make that mistake again. Christmas in Edmonton or BUST! The family diaspora assembles for 7 … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Recipes