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Issue: 2017-06-07, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

Oishi Sushi is a small lunch counter located on the second floor above Shoppers Drug Mart on Main Street. It’s truly a hidden gem. Oishi means tasty or delicious in Japanese. The name is certainly an apt description of the food offered... more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

We needed to find a place to go for lunch that started with the letter “N”. Well, we needed look no further than the North Dragon Restaurant. We were able to park right outside and go in to check out their display. The staff greeted us with smiles... more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 2 Comments

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Issue: 2017-04-26, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

We went for dinner at Miner’s Daughter, which is in the historic Capital Hotel building and I imagine, if the walls could talk, we’d all be totally enthralled. As it was, we were impressed with the brick wall that still had the original signage... more

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2017-04-05, PHOTO: courtesy of Wolf’s Den Restaurant

Of course, you have noticed that many people from Switzerland visit the Yukon in summer. Did you ever ask yourself what they do in wintertime? Here is the answer: They enjoy a relatively mild winter in Switzerland and every now and then they eat a... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 1 Comments

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Issue: 2017-03-15, PHOTO: Michael Bramadat-Willcock

Like most people, I only really use the main public areas of the airport and, of course, I love the club sandwiches at Shanthi’s. It turns out the airport is a lot bigger than meets the eye. An inspired team of professionals is working around the... more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM Travel Outside

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Issue: 2017-01-11, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

“It is really nice here,” says Virginie Hamel as she looks at the high ceilings and natural woods of the Meadow Lakes Golf Club chalet. “It is super cozy.” This is exactly why she chose to open her new restaurant here in November, called Wintering... more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-09-29, PHOTO: by Els Lundgaard

I picked up my companion to go for lunch at Legends Smokehouse & Grill, located in the Yukon Inn. We were pleased to find it quite busy. The place has a rustic ambience with wooden tables at the front and raised, framed alcoves by the windows. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

Klondike Rib & Salmon is only open in the summer. Both tourists and locals alike flocking to the restaurant. It’s a welcoming place, from the steps up onto the cozy front deck and its patio tables, through the entrance foyer to the dining room... more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 1 Comments

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Issue: 2016-06-30, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

The young woman is dancing like nobody is watching, lip syncing animatedly to Abba's “Dancing Queen.” It is 2 p.m. on a Monday and Klondike Rib & Salmon is packed. Is that a server or a customer? “It could be either,” says Dona Novecosky, craning... more

Jun 30, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 2 Comments

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: kozzi.com

It was a nice, sunny day, the day we decided to go to the Java Connection. It immediately felt right, with its friendly and vibrant atmosphere and the sense of community. At the front, tables of two and of four lined up in two rows to allow for... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

The Hue Oasis Restaurant in the Skky Hotel was a pleasant surprise. My companion and I, even though neither of us had been there before, had high hopes and we were not disappointed. We entered the restaurant through the foyer of the hotel and... more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Rick Massie

The CutOff Restaurant & Pub has really nice customers. On a Sunday night, looking at the crowd that has come in for the ever-changing weekly dinner special, you see a lot of long-time Yukoners. Real Yukoners who dress comfortably and laugh out... more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Liam Campbell

Looking for a busting, bawling, rocking good time that’s also for a good cause? Then head out to the Gr8ful Spud on May 28th for a fundraiser for the Gyan Jyoti School Building Society. The Gyan Jyoti School Building Society is currently raising... more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: gandpsteakhouse.com

It was time to go out for dinner and, since my regular companion was still on the high seas, I invited yet another friend. I was the first to arrive G&P Steakhouse on Main Street. As it was a Monday night, I hadn’t bothered to make reservations. more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-03-10, Photo: Els Lundgaard

My dining companion went on a three week Mediterranean cruise. Without me! Good thing I have another friend. The two of us went to the 506 All Day Grill at, appropriately, 506 Main Street. We went there for lunch and it seemed all of Whitehorse... more

Mar 10, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-03-03, PHOTO: Courtesy of Erin Loxam

In less than a year, Erin Loxam has found her way to the heart of the Yukon — through its stomach. While still a cheechako, she has visited more local restaurants than any sourdough, and has done us the good service of writing about her dining... more

Mar 3, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

A weary traveller can be forgiven for expecting typical food in a highway restaurant, even in a nice place like the Skky Hotel in Whitehorse. Instead, at the Hue Oasis Asian Fusion Restaurant and Bar, they find a passionate dedication to South... more

Feb 25, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

It was a beautiful sunny day when we went for lunch at Earls Restaurant. We agreed to meet there at 1 o’clock, but I arrived a bit late. I waited in the lovely broad foyer, wondering if we were eating in the restaurant or the lounge. Either one... more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: Els Lundgaard

The minute you walk into The Deli at Yukon Meat and Sausage you know you are in a special environment. The place simply smells like, well, like Europe. The shelves are stocked with delightful offerings from Germany, from Holland, from Denmark, ... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

So, this is why it took so long for Big Bear Donair to open its doors. Travis Milos beams with pride as he gives me a moment to survey the completely transformed space at the corner of 4th Avenue and Alexander Street. The wall on the right is... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Food & Drink 2 Comments