South Silk Road: Authentic Yunnan Province Cuisine

Despite being nearly a decade since I’ve been back to China I still have fond and vivid memories of the cuisine. And once in a while I find a restaurant that is able to bring those memories back in full force. A restaurant like South Silk Road.

Nothing against North Americanized food court Chinese food. But I wouldn’t brave icy roads and winter storms for that stuff.

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Gangnam Street: Street Food without being in Korea

Street food is a difficult thing to consistently get in Edmonton. Possibly because half the time our city is literally frozen and it hurts to go outside. Fortunately Gangnam Street is now a restaurant that exists, allowing us to enjoy authentic Korean street food without having to brave the cold.

Or fly all the way to Korea. That part is also nice.

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For a Better Future Career Fair: A Better Future Indeed

We had the opportunity to attend the “For a Better Future” Career Fair hosted by the Canadian Asian Hospitality and Industry Association at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel. And not only that, but have a chance to speak with the organizers and many speakers of the evening.

With over 50 employers and 800 attendees, it was immediately apparent that the night was going to be a huge success. (more…)