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— by Robyn MacLean: Siu To, now known throughout Edmonton as “the green onion cake man”, came from northern China and started his first restaurant in 1978. His green onion cakes, a crispy and chewy pancake made with unyeasted dough and loaded with green onions, were an immediate hit in his new home. At the time, no other restaurants in the city were selling them and they were quite the novelty, so fans went to one of To’s two restaurants, Happy Garden or Mongolian Food Experience, to satisfy their craving…

Image: Siu To teaching the art of green onion cake-making in Edmonton

June 22, 2019