Editor’s note: Saskatoon’s restaurant scene is moving pretty quickly. To prevent CultureMap readers from missing out, let’s check out the latest news.
Phat Kitchen’s The brief term at Blodgett Food Hall has ended. Chef Alex Au-Yeung closed the ghost kitchen last week, a companion to his acclaimed Katy Phat Eatery restaurant. The chef cited poor customer service from the Food Hall staff as the reason for his decision.
“It was an eye-opening experience and I hate it when surgery is interrupted while we are building a great customer base within the loop,” Au-Yeung said in a statement. “However, it is very important to me to offer the best customer service.”
Fortunately, Au-Yeung is already looking for a new location where Phat Kitchen can again serve beef rendang and roti canai to inner loopers. Meanwhile, iceThe Vietnamese sandwich concept he is opening up with chef Cuc Lam is set to debut in Katy next month.
Saskatoon Food Truck Korean has spread to spring. At 6880 Louetta Rd, guests will find the Mexican-Asian fusion of trucks. For example, consider the truck’s signature OG burrito, which is filled with marinated bulgogi, french fries, cheese, pico de gallo, kimchi, cabbage, and flavorful mayo.
Coreanos celebrates its grand opening on Saturday, January 9th, from 2 p.m. to 12 p.m. with a 50 percent discount on all menu items. The truck is currently open daily from 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Yes, that was the restaurant in Saskatoon The breakfast club featured in a Pepsi commercial on the NFL Network last weekend. Restorer Marcus Davis has joined the PepsiCo Black Restaurant Advisory Council, “a group of industry visionaries who provide perspective, serve as a sounding board and advise on solutions for the black food service community.” In addition, the company has pledged $ 10 million to provide training, capital, and other resources to both current and emerging black restaurateurs.
“Given the national presence that Pepsi offers companies like me, I hope the active interest and support of the many black-owned restaurants that shape the cultural and food scene in America’s neighborhoods will increase,” Davis said in a statement.
For those who missed the commercial, here’s the clip: