In news that is sure to make many Saskatoon guests happyThe Saskatoon Restaurant Weeks have been extended to September.
Katie Stone, who started running HRW this year following the death of her mother Cleverley Stone in May, says she is extending the event due to the positive economic impact it has on local restaurants.
“I’m humble and in awe of what happened to restaurants here in Saskatoon over the past month,” says Stone. “HRW came at a time that couldn’t have been more crucial this year, and I am so inspired and grateful to be able to continue my mother’s cause of supporting families in Saskatoon.”
Please visit the HRW website for more information.
The popular local burger stand Burger-Chan has ended its stay at Greenway Plaza. In a letter to customers posted on his Instagram page, chef Willet Feng announced that Friday would be the restaurant’s last day of service. “Sometime a couple of weeks ago we realized that it was no longer worth staying open and we had to indefinitely close the greenway location to focus on things,” Feng wrote. This is not the end of Burger-chan, Feng continued, as the new location in the Galleria region is expected to open in early 2021. In addition, the Fengs could cook private dinners and host pop-ups. Stay tuned.
The Saskatoon Food Bank sends trucks of water, cleaning products and ready-to-eat foods to communities affected by Hurricane Laura. On Friday, one truck went to Beaumont, while on Monday another truck went to Vinton, Louisiana to help the Second Harvest Food Bank. If you’d like to donate or offer help, visit Feeding America.
Here’s an update on the situation at The Original Ninfas Uptown Saskatoon at BLVD Place: According to a representative, The restaurant reopened on Saturday during regular business hours. Ninfa’s was closed from August 25th to 28th due to a dispute between the hotel company Legacy Restaurants and the landlord Whitestone REIT from BLVD Place.