Month: October 2008


Publication date: October 9, 2008 Publication: Vue Weekly On a recent girls’ night with seven lovely ladies dressed in short dresses and high heels, I found myself experiencing a very Sex and the City location at a very E-town establishment; Devlin’s on Whyte Ave. An extensive drink menu filled with colourful cocktails garnished with candy complimented by a delicious array of tapas had me wondering why we didn’t come here more often. The background beats, the cozy lounge setting and a funky atmosphere had me feeling far from the pubs and low-lit lounges that line the rest of Whyte. When the opportunity to test out their new fall menu came up, I was overjoyed. I slipped on a little black dress and I was on my way. READ MORE:

Greens Eggs & Ham

Publication date: October 2, 2008 Publication: Vue Weekly Before you turn your nose up like Sam-I-am, open your mind to the message behind the classic Dr Seuss book just long enough to learn about a local producer building a business on green-tinted duck eggs. But wait, the madness doesn’t stop there. Green Eggs and Ham also carry a plethora of heritage vegetables that look like they belong at the Mad Hatter’s tea party. If you stumble under the Green Eggs and Ham tent at the City Centre farmers’ market on a Saturday, you’ll be swept away by the passion that Mary Ellen Grueneberg has for her products. The warm-hearted woman with a permanent smile sows her seeds and tends her flocks on a 10-acre mixed-family farm near Leduc. Mary Ellen and her husband Andreas believe in a sustainable approach to farming, maximizing nutrient use from their water-based-fowl to their garden. READ MORE: