Everyday Life with Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC

A small, white house on the corner of Edmonton Trail and 9 Ave, Tavernetta is a staple in our community since it’s opening in 2017. Deemed as an Italian inspired little tavern, this restaurant does everything right. When you enter the front door, you’re immediately greeted by beautiful smells, friendly smiles, and a centre island …

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Opening on 17th Avenue in 2012, I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to make it down to Analog Coffee. This hipster-vibing coffee shop prides themselves on three main ideals: promoting an excellent coffee experience, being connected with the community, and making great coffee. I will say I can definitely agree with the final …

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Alberta Beer Festivals organizes six different sampling events throughout the province for the year. Last night, I attended The Mashing, held in the Grandstands at Stampede Park. The festival brought together a mix of fifty-five breweries, distilleries, and cideries from across the province, as well as various food vendors and entertainment stages. A general admissions …

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Vietnamese food has become my comfort meal of choice. Anytime I’m feeling sick, tired, or just having a rough day, it’s what I crave. There are numerous options for Vietnamese restaurants in town, depending of course on where you live, but my longtime favourite has been Van Son. I always go to their 16th Avenue …

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This cute little cidery just opened this spring in the northeast community of Franklin. It’s in the same plaza as Heathen’s Brewing Inc., so perhaps there’s a gluten free drinking area beginning to form. SunnyCider has a beautiful interior: crisp, white, and clean. It has lovely touches that make the taproom comfortable and cozy. They …

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