5 Things We’re Excited to Eat This March

Bubble tea pancakes, a Lucky Charms mini cake and borscht are all on our radar this month.

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Bubble Tea Pancakes from Brekkie Cafe

 

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Brekkie Cafe’s feature this month is almost too pretty to eat. The bubble tea pancakes showcase the restaurant’s signature thick buttermilk pancakes, which are finished in the oven with angel food cake to make them fluffy and crispy on the outside. The pancakes are layered with house made ube jam and topped with black tea custard made with Earl Grey tea, sweet fruit bobas, ube white chocolate glaze and whipped cream.

125, 20 Westpark Link S.W., 403-452-9005, brekkie.ca  

 

Lucky Charms Mini Cake from Ollia Macarons & Tea

 

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What’s better than cake? A mini cake made with Lucky Charms cereal. The Lucky Charms mini cake is available at Ollia Macarons & Tea right now for pre-order or walk-in and might just be the best thing for your table if you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party. The gluten-free sponge cake is soaked in cereal milk and layered with marshmallow fluff, raspberry jam and gluten-free Lucky Charms covered in cereal buttercream and topped with Lucky Charms marshmallows. It sounds magically delicious.

810C 16 Ave. S.W., 403-457-9775, byollia.com

 

Poutine from Bea’s Eatery

 

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When it still feels like winter in March, we need warm carbs to make us feel better about it. Located inside Bite in Inglewood, Bea’s Eatery makes its tasty poutine with hand-cut potatoes, pork belly, Quebec cheese curds, spring peas, chicken gravy and micro greens.

1023 9 Ave. S.E., 587-349-4068, beaseatery.com 

 

Pi Day Pie from Pie Junkie and Bakery

 

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Pi Day (celebrating the mathematical constant pi, aka 3.14) is on March 14, so a pi-themed pie seems quite fitting. All three of Pie Junkie and Bakery’s locations in Mahogany, Spruce Cliff/Wildwood and Kensington will be adorning every single one of their pies with the Pi symbol on March 13 and 14. Some top flavours are banana toffee “banoffee” and classic apple.

Multiple locations, piejunkie.ca

 

Takeaway Borscht at Midtown Kitchen & Bar

 

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After closing for renovations at the beginning of the year, Kensington’s Midtown Kitchen has officially re-opened. The restaurant’s new features include swanky green velvet booths and new menu items that include bolognese, veggie frittata and Cornish hen with potato puree. There’s also a brand new grab-and-go menu with convenient take-home items, including containers of fresh Ukrainian borscht just like your grandma makes it.

302 10 St. N.W, 403-474-2555, midtownkitchen.ca

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