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    Ain’t No Sin To Get Sauce On Your Chin

    We are so excited here at International Avenue for Jane Bond to join us.  Just south of 17 Ave SE on 36 Street SE, they are nestled in a strip mall with their food truck parked in the front.  Try the smoked brisket, ribs, jerk chicken and signature cocktails.  For the adventurous soul, they also have gator and frog! Weekday and…

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    Holiday Entertaining

    Guest writer and trained sommelier Shelley Boettcher recently tasted some cheeses from our local Deli, Illichmann’s, and provides some excellent wine pairings. The holiday season is a terrific time to throw a party. Keep it easy for yourself by ordering a cheese tray fromIllichmann’s Sausage Shop, plus wines from Shipmaster’s Wine & Spirits. All you’ll need to do is chill the wine…

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    Poultry on Intl Ave

    Open from Monday to Sunday, from 11am-11pm. Drive Thru open until midnight. Also on the chicken scene is Fritou Chicken located at 3719 17 Ave SE. The chicken franchise started in Quebec and is known for its 18-hour marinated chicken. Looking for fresh organic turkeys? Illichmann’s Sausage Shop and Deli take your order now.  It is the best price in town and you can ensure the size…

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    Begim – Uzbek in Calgary

    This family run restaurant will delight your tastebuds through and through. Whether you try the tok-osh, somosa, mohora or the kebab you can’t go wrong, it all is delicious and unique.  This restaurant is a welcome addition to the International Avenue family and the only one of its kind in western Canada. BEGIM 4413 17 Ave SE 587-353-4413

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    The Alex Community Food Centre

    We are pleased to host the The Alex Community Food Centre on International Avenue.  This incredible concept is the first of its kind in Western Canada.  The Alex Community Food Centre offers impact-driven, proven programs in the areas of food access, food skills (community kitchens, community gardens, after-school programs), education and engagement. The team continuously provides opportunities for residents to create and have input into…

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    Adobo Experience

    Adobo is a marinade of soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and spices often made in Filipino food.   The restaurant offers affordable cuisine featuring chicken, pork, fish or beef.  Try a variety of Adobo sauces including coconut, spicy, pineapple and cheese. Adobo Experience 4303 17 Ave SE 587-437-5147    

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    Golden Cactus Mexican Grill

    Since their grand opening on September 29, 2108 this family-owned restaurant has been receiving rave reviews about their authentic Mexican cuisine! Open 7 days a week and offering both dine-in and delivery, Golden Cactus us a great addition to the international mecca of 17 Ave SE! Golden Cactus Mexican Grill 5315 17 Ave SE 403-453-3807

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    Tekkotsu Ya Ramen

    Ramen Tekkotsu Ya is serving  traditional hearty pork and chicken ramen bowls, sizzling rice dishes, and a plethora of Japanese appetizers in a very authentic style. Their grand opening was on January 17, 2018 and was a wild success. Visit their website for a full listing of their menu and opening hours. Tekkotsu Ya Ramen #4 1704 61 St SE 403-569-0785

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    Saman Restaurant, Market and Sangak Bakery

    A Persian bakery has opened at the back of Little Saigon Mall. Fresh bread or “sangak”  is baked fresh daily in large clay-fired ovens.  The store is your door into Persian cooking and culture! Known as a fertile oasis, Iran is home to pistachios, walnuts, almonds, saffron, mint, oranges, roses, pomegranates and grapes. The cuisine incorporates many of these ingredients…

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    Dosa Returns to International Avenue!

    Mani and his team have taken up the Cuisine Cinnamon location from friend, Gladston, to continue to bring authentic Sri Lankan dishes to the area.  Mani is no stranger to providing delicious food as he has a restaurant in Edmonton and provides wholesale dosa batter to a variety of outlets.  A must try is the dosa, an Indian take on…