Twyla Campbell

Food reviewer

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Dagu Rice Noodle is a sweet and spicy slurping delight

The Shanghai-based soup chain's Edmonton location offers interesting dishes at affordable prices.
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Stick to the beer and pizza at Mimi's Pub

Al Rahmani and his sister Shanaz did the Greenfield neighbourhood a service by purchasing a derelict gas station in the parking lot of a strip mall on 40th Avenue.
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Fox Burger's 'dreamworthy' patties prove a smash hit

Nate Box has been in the restaurant business long enough to know what works and what doesn’t. 
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If you love the pizzas at Rosso, you'll be happy at Bianco, too

Skip the spaghetti and the brisket. Focus instead on the pizza and the prosecco. "You can't go wrong with that," says Edmonton AM restaurant reviewer Twyla Campbell.
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Tiffin serves Indian comfort food from the family recipe book

Following in her parents’ culinary footsteps, Joti Dhanju opened Zaika Indian Bistro on Edmonton’s south side a decade ago.
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Braven's pricey steaks, seafood and service are not quite cutting it

On certain nights, designer threads and bespoke attire take a backseat to hockey jerseys and the every-lasting Alberta tuxedo (denim jacket and jeans) inside Edmonton’s JW Marriott hotel. 
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Smoked meat, matzo, bagels and blintz: June's serves comfort food classics

A 107-year-old brick building in a quaint neighbourhood seems the right home for a place like June's Delicatessen. 
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Former food truck duo at Filistix serve up Filipino flavour at its finest

In 2008, cousins Ariel del Rosario and Roel Canafranca rolled on to Edmonton streets serving grilled skewered meat out of a food truck.
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It's all about the beef at Woodshed Burgers

The best burger I ever had was in Tokyo, at a place called Blacows located in the basement of a train station.
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'Order lots and share': Turquaz Alaturka serves up Turkish delights

On any given day at Turquaz Alaturka, you'll find soup, stewed chickpeas, white beans with beef, and larger dishes of braised lamb, stewed beef, roasted chicken legs, sea bream and a minced beef dish called Saj Kavurma. 
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Fresh ingredients, local suppliers making Toast Culture the toast of the town

When a sign for Toast Culture went up in the windows of a space on Jasper Avenue and 119th Street earlier this year, I wondered how well this late-to-the-party food fad would fare. Apparently, it's faring just fine.
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Need a burrito, pronto? Speedy's delivers fast, filling flavour

After nine years operating as Elm Café, the successful sandwich shop on 117th Street north of Jasper Avenue has been re-opened as a tiny burrito shop named Speedy's.
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Eats at Writer's Room are oddly satisfying

Last week, I ate Spam, Kraft Dinner, and a deep-fried pickle in one sitting. Not sure if I should be boasting or repenting.
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When it comes to tasty beer and pub fare, Two Sergeants Brewing knows the drill

Kevin Moore's military training served him well in working through the rezoning issues encountered while moving his brewery from Fort Saskatchewan into Edmonton last year. 
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Running hot and cold: Chef Hung is a culinary roller coaster

Going to Taiwan and not having beef noodle soup is like going to Naples and not eating pizza. Or, going to the Louvre and not seeing the Mona Lisa. 

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