Seared Pork Belly with Chickpea panisse, Sylvan Star caraway gouda, watercress, pickled local crab apples & pepitas with harissa tomato jam.
Cold pressed canola oil cake, Alberta strawberries, crème fraiche pastry cream & chantilly.
Bear & The Flower, Grainworks, Deepwater Farms, Kuhlmanns Farm, Mountainview Farms
Craft Beer: Broken Spoke Cider – $7
Traditional bistro fare. Honest, fresh and satisfying. The vibe is knowingly casual, but a smooth professionalism underpins service. Named one of the top three dining experiences in Edmonton and four-time winner of “Best Steak” by Avenue Magazine, The Marc prides itself in offering the best and most knowledgeable customer service in the city. The room alone is worth visiting. It’s soothing in shades of white, taupe, and black, with sparkling pendant lights and a bar constructed with marble reclaimed from the CN Tower. It’s the perfect place to pop in for a glass of wine and an order of mussels after work as it has a great, wind-down feel.
Owner Patrick Saurette says, “were just a small french bistro, it’s got a cool vibe, it’s very unpretentious, very simple decor, we’ve been there for about nine years. It hinges on french cuisine, but utilizes humble cuts and wonderful fresh flavours. It’s not your grandfather’s french restaurant.”
The Producers that they enlist include Mann’s, Vital Greens, Brant Lake Wagyu, and spring creek.
Patrick Saurette has been in the restaurant industry since he was 14, working at various establishments around Edmonton.
“My background is in French and Italian. I was always switching between the two,” says Saurette.
The Marc incorporates several local distillers and craft breweries as their restaurant including Bent Stick, Blindman Brewing, Eau Claire, and Strathcona.