Month: September 2008

Wok Box

Publication date: September 18, 2008 Publication: Vue Weekly Birthed in Edmonton, Wok Box has come up with a simple idea that is selling like wildfire across the country. The product is an Asian fusion of market fresh, healthy food, cooked in 90 seconds. While some favourite North American Asian dishes have been stereotyped in the greasy and fried variety, Wok Box offers a number of Asian takeaway dishes cooked quickly in front of your eyes, a concept that has taken off quickly: what started as a unique take-away option downtown on Jasper Ave and 101 Street four years ago has since turned into a franchise that will have locations opening coast to coast by October 2008. READ MORE:

Designer beef

Publication date: September 4, 2008 Publication: Vue Weekly Consumers are no longer opening their mouths and accepting the taste of genetically modified foods—but eating healthy and environmentally-conscious foods usually comes with a high price tag. Thankfully a local producer is providing a natural beef option that tastes good at an acceptable price. Spring Creek Ranch is a fourth-generation family ranch near Vegreville with deep agriculture roots in Alberta. You could say they have gone back to the basics by producing Spring Creek Premium Beef that is never treated with hormones or antibiotics; however, they are also embracing advances in modern technology that promote efficiency while ensuring that agriculture’s resources remain renewable. READ MORE: