XIX Nineteen

No matter whether you head to the south facet location or the St. Albert location, you have a choice: Do you and your party choose to go for the entrees, or do you share a bunch of the hefty starters? The menu might phone them “starters,” but it is finest to see them as sharing plates. Whether or not you go for the mains or for a bunch of lesser plates, you’ll see that Chef Andrew Fung cherry picks favourites from a variety of global cuisines — it is tricky to actually pin down XIX’s menu. But, regardless of whether you go for the sesame and incredibly hot-sauce combo in the Korean Fried Cauliflower, or the mussels served in a sauce of product, gorgonzola cheese and chili, you are going to see there’s a world wide culinary tour taking place on your table. With Wagyu Beef Ricotta Gnocchi, Coconut Salmon and Hoisin-Glazed Beef Brief Ribs all on the menu, your most significant challenge of the evening is choosing what to order. Thankfully, XIX serves one particular of the finest takes on the Aged Fashioned in town, so you will have a thing to sip although you make your mind up. — Steven Sandor

Mactaggart | 5940 Mullen Way, Edmonton | 780.395.1119
Oakmount | 150 Bellerose Dr #104, St. Albert | 780.569.1819


A frequent refrain I listen to from anybody who’s dined listed here is you require to consider the Gnocchi Parisienne (they’re like ingesting scrumptious very little clouds!). Oh, and the Fried Chicken Skins. Oh, and the record goes on, and no one’s at any time erroneous in their recommendations. Buy at the very least five dishes for a pair and savour them in this contemporary eating practical experience. — Matthew Stepanic

Downtown | 10228 104 St NW, Edmonton | 780.420.0192 | bundokyeg.com

Turquaz Kebab House

Yes, this north-side community hub normally takes its spot amongst some of the most noteworthy cooks in city. For guaranteed, it is not a common detail for a mom-and-pop location to go head-to-head with the places that get lots of headlines, but, Turquaz Kebab Dwelling is no standard location. Our judges keep mentioning this place not just as having the most effective kebabs, but being a single of the most effective areas to consume in city. Sure, you could pick out to eat at any of the chain-cafe places on 137th Avenue — but why would you, when you could get pleasure from a platter of beef, chicken or lamb? This is a position that delivers the greatest of the Center East, in the north. — Steven Sandor

13310 137 Ave NW, Edmonton | 780.476.4511 | turquazkebabhouse.com

This posting appears in the March/April 2023 problem of Edify