Drift Sidewalk Café, Feb. 3
Drift Sidewalk Café, next door to Escape Sports, is tentatively scheduled to open on Feb. 3.
Chefs’ Gala & Showcase, Feb. 7
The Saskatoon Chefs’ Association, in partnership with 4 local theatre and music groups, is hosting the Chefs’ Gala and Showcase on Feb. 7. Tickets are available on Picatic.
Valentine’s Day Tour/Tasting, Feb. 14
Book a complimentary tour and tasting at Lucky Bastard Distillers and pick up a gift card so you’re sweetie can leave with a gift of their choosing.
Craft Beer & Cheese Festival, February 27
Prairie Sun Brewery is hosting a festival of local food and drink on February 27. In addition to beer, there will be local wines and liqueurs. You can eat, dance, drink, and learn from the local food experts.
Vegetarianism on the Rise
12% of the UK population identify as either vegan or vegetarian, and 20% of 16-25 year olds self-identify this way. "With more people becoming plant curious, restaurants and supermarkets are realising they need high quality plant-based food options to satisfy consumer demand," explains Pardoe.
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