Strathcona Bakery ( Best in Edmonton )
Edmonton's gorgeous Strathcona neighbourhood is home to a celebrated artisinal, family-owned bakery. Every week from Tuesday through Saturday, Edmontonians from every corner of the city drop by to wait their turns eagerly, knowing that the bakers are serious about European-style bread. The bakers' hands are full; they're grinding wheat, mixing, folding dough, dreaming of rye and raisins, and greeting customers by their first names.
Sourdough bread, which is easy to fall in love with, takes the spotlight. The bakers explain that this variety of bread, also known as "Pain au levain", "has a unique appearance, flavour and aroma that is distinctive and irresistible. Like wild fruit, these breads offer a