Category Archives: EGOC in the City

Donairs vs Green Onion Cakes: A Showdown!

If you were lucky enough to find yourself free this Thursday past and did not catch Pecha Kucha 18, you missed out.  Always a colourful mix of serious and tongue in cheek presenters, this past one had one presentation that … Continue reading

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Edmonton’s Official Dish – Green Onion Cakes

Siu To and I were invited by CKUA’s Sarah Hoyles to speak about this project for the February 2, 2014 Arts Alive broadcast. (To hear Siu and I jump to minute 19:01, but the whole thing is pretty awesome.) It … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Linda Tzang, Curator of Cultural Communities at the Royal Alberta Museum

Dear Ms. Tzang, With Metro Edmonton’s recent article, a renewed “green onion cakes as Edmonton’s signature dish” debate has begun.  I felt that the article itself did not fully explain the rationale for why green onion cakes are Edmonton’s signature … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival 2013

  The Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival will be in town October 25 and 26th, 2013 at the Shaw Conference Centre.  The festival is the largest food and wine event in Alberta.  It offers participants a chance to sample … Continue reading

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Only in YEG…

    Nathan Marshall celebrated his birthday in true Edmonton fashion.  EGOC and Pho at 10:00am. Thanks Hoang Long at West Edmonton Mall! Tweet

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The Story of an EGOC Virgin…

This is the story of a green onion cakes virgin.  Hard to imagine that a son of Edmonton, born and raised, had lived his whole life having never tried one.  This was the year things were going to change for … Continue reading

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