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Guru Restaurant Spotlight

Guru Restaurant Spotlight

Guru Restaurant & Bar (Edmonton West) is a different kind of Indian restaurant that Edmonton has never experienced. Guru offers only fine Indian inspired cuisine, produced by a team of highly trained experienced chefs. Guru is proud to not only offer traditional-style Indian cuisine but with many of its dishes, add an Asian flair. Each day they strive to be the BEST Indian restaurant in Edmonton.

A new downtown location is opening soon.  Stay tuned!!

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Salvaging Wood For Food Boards? Who Knew!

Salvaging Wood For Food Boards? Who Knew!

“If a tree falls in the woods, it’ll make a stunning serving board.”
by Maggie Slover, Contributor Food52 Blog – May 3, 2019

Truer words have never been said. Maggie spoke with a Georgia-based company that suggests they are taking a revolutionary approach to salvaged lumber and repurposing it.  They were saving fallen trees and salvaged wood from landfill as if this was one of those “ah ha” moments.

I think it is fun to hear people talk about an idea as if it’s a fresh concept.  As one ages, you see this in Design and Fashion; continual revival with a twist. Rescued wood is not a new concept.  Wooden serving platters are not a new idea.  If it was, that would put the Nielsen Family ahead of the game by 50+ years!  They’ve been using small wood squares for Danish Smørrebrød sandwiches for…………….ever!!

And don’t forget, we’re coming into barbeque season.  Ask us about our grilling boards; three sizes; three species.  Options ~ Options ~ Options

Restaurant Spotlight: The Sandbar

Restaurant Spotlight: The Sandbar

The Sandbar Restaurant serves up the freshest Seafood in a warm sophisticated atmosphere with offerings such as their fresh oyster bar, wood-burning grill and very own in‐house Hoshi Sushi bar. Located in the heart of world‐famous Granville Island – Vancouver, BC, they are perched on the waterfront with views from every seat. Not a year goes by when we don’t hit Granville Island’s Food Market to stock up for our annual Whistler trip. Lunch is always at the Sandbar Restaurant.

We sold Douglas‐fir boards ‐ riddled with Teredo holes ‐ to the Sandbar Restaurant well over 15 years ago. They whitewashed it and it’s still looking good, going strong.

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