What a beautiful and sunny day for this event! (jk, in my opinion it was way too hot outside. ugh) It’s still a beautiful day though!

For people who don’t know, taste of edmonton is an annual event that takes place at Churchill Edmonton. It is an event where food places around edmonton are all in one place to showoff food they have in their stores. It is not “free taste”, there is a ticket centre where you have to buy tickets, and that’s what you use to buy the food. It’s typically 2-4 tickets per dish.

This years event happens from July 21-30.
_MG_2189

 

They hand out menus when you get into the event, it shows the names of the restaurants and what dish they can serve you with the amount of tickets you need to get them. It also has a map to show you where booths are located. (Thanks to my friend, Dianne for modelling haha!)_MG_2190

 

Since it’s super hot out we decided to get lemonade to start, I love love lemonades but holy, 4 tickets for a large one, that’s too expensive considering how much the tickets were. Oh well, we needed the beverage. haha._MG_2191

The place was pretty busy.

_MG_2195

Booths typically look like this. We didn’t get any from Mama Lee’s Kitchen tho.

_MG_2196

Khazana

Dish #1 Butter Chicken with Rice

Our first stop “real first stop” was butter chicken! it’s honestly the friend groups favourite! If you haven’t tried butter chicken with rice, you’re missing out!

_MG_2197_MG_2198

Moksha Indian Cuisine

Dish #1 Tandoori Chicken with Naan (right)

Dish #2 Chicken Kebab with Naan (left)

These dishes were pretty good too, #1 looks spicy because of the color but it’s just mild. It was kinda dry but I think that’s how it’s supposed to be. #2 in the other hand is not too bad, I liked it but my friend and I like #1 better. When I was eating #2 I didn’t realize it was made out of chicken until I looked at the menu again haha._MG_2200

The Melting Pot

Dish #1 Cheese Fondue in Bread Bowl

Dish #2 Chocolate Fondue Cup

I forgot to take a picture of these dishes seperately. But they are the ones on the far right, in my opinion #1 is a bit salty for my liking but I still liked it because “cheese is life”. #2 had a piece of marshmallow, half a strawberry and some kind of sweet bread, good dessert. 🙂

_MG_2206_MG_2210_MG_2211

 

This is just me taking pictures of Dianne…._MG_2213_MG_2215

Native Delights

Dish #2 Traditional Fried Bannock

We only chose to get the fried bannock. You get the choice of butter, jam or nutella.

_MG_2218_MG_2220_MG_2221_MG_2223_MG_2224_MG_2228

Italian Bakery Edmonton

Dish #1 Sicilian Canoli

Dish #2 Tiramisu in a Cup

Don’t they look good from the outside? So eye catching!!! For me they were okay though, no.. the tiramisu was real good actually. I bought my sister one and she loved it. I’m not much of a sweet tooth so I didn’t enjoy it as much, I couldn’t finish it because of the sweetness. The canoli on the other hand was okay, the filling was sweet but the outer shell was rather plain which thinking about it now is good because it balances the taste out. So yeah, if you are a sweet tooth definitely both a must try!

_MG_2233_MG_2236

Panda Hut Express

Dish # 1 Ginger Beef

I’m such a sucker for ginger beef, I had to get it. It’s honestly one of my favourite things to get on asian kitchens!

_MG_2242

The Cheesecake Cafe

Dish #1 Marvellous Stuffed Mushrooms

I don’t really know what’s stuffed in these mushrooms but they were good! It almost seemed like a calamaris but it’s mushrooms. The good thing about this one is you dip it on dill haha, one of my favourite dips ever!

_MG_2244

Churros King (Food Truck)

Yay churros right!? NOOO. These are the worst churros I have ever had they were seriously full of oil it’s gross. We got this from a truck but it’s not the only place to buy churros I believe theres another truck that sells them. But yes, a NO NO for this one._MG_2256_MG_2258

Dedo’s Food Truck

Dish #1 Chicken Shawarma with Rice

This one is the last food item we tried. We were so full from everything and hardly finished this but it was one of the good ones we tried. It was a bit sour but it was all good together with the mayo and a little bit of hot sauce.

_MG_2259

 

After being super full from all the food we ate we decided to walk. We went exploring some of Edmonton’s hidden gems. Edmonton have some nice awesome architectures!

 

Apparently this huge slogan has only been up there for a month? I did not know this and I heard that no one knew who did it. Isn’t it so cool though? _MG_2268_MG_2296_MG_2301_MG_2325_MG_2328_MG_2330_MG_2332_MG_2341_MG_2348_MG_2353_MG_2355

DCIM103GOPRO
DCIM103GOPRO

DCIM103GOPRO
DCIM103GOPRO

DCIM103GOPRO
DCIM103GOPRO

DCIM103GOPRO
DCIM103GOPRO

DCIM103GOPRO
DCIM103GOPRO

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s