5 Things We’re Excited to Eat and Drink This August

This month, we’re excited for Pride-themed cocktails, s’mores chocolate croissants, fried chicken made by robots and more.

Dutch Baby Pancakes from And Some Flower Cafe

This flower cafe in Sunnyside recently launched a new menu that includes six kinds of Dutch baby pancakes. Choose from cream bulgogi, ham and bacon, smoked salmon, brown cheese, honey fruit or chocolate varieties.

540 7 Ave. N.W., 403-452-1463, theandsome.com

 

Emerald City Cocktail from Proof

Photograph courtesy of Shake, Stir & Strainbow!

Shake, Stir & Strainbow!, an annual fundraising campaign featuring Pride-themed cocktails, is back from August 5 to 23. This year, there are nearly 70 different drinks to choose from, including Proof’s Emerald City cocktail. Try as many of them as you can because at least $1 from each featured cocktail sold will support Skipping Stone Foundation.

Proof, 1302 1 St. S.W., proofyyc.com; shakestirstrainbow.com

 

Summer in Paradise – Pink “Bonbon” Iced Latte from Sought x Found Coffee Roasters

Featuring organic milk from Vital Green Farms and Paradise Pink Bourbon espresso, this drink evokes the flavours of a strawberry yogurt milkshake. Stop by the Crescent Heights coffee shop to try it for yourself this month.

916 Centre St. N.E., 403-830-7278, soughtxfound.coffee

 

Fried Chicken from Space Robo Chicken

The newly opened Space Robo Chicken offers a unique dining experience by using robots to help make and serve its menu. The main focus here is fried chicken, with flavour options ranging from soy bulgogi to lemon pepper. You can also get the Space Box, which comes with five kinds of boneless chicken, four cheese balls and fries.

118, 6008 Macleod Tr. S.W., spacerobochicken.ca

 

S’mores Chocolate Croissants from Yann Haute Patisserie

The month of August is your only chance to get your hands on a s’mores chocolate croissant from Yann Haute Patisserie in Mission. The delectable treat is made with chocolate croissant dough, chocolate shortbread and chocolate meringue.

329 23 Ave. S.W., 403-244-8091, yannboutique.com

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