• Wild Tea Kombucha

Wild Tea Kombucha

By |July 16th, 2020|0 Comments

WET AND WILD We love the new Blueberry Hibiscus Hard Kombucha Hard Cider by Wild Tea Kombucha. This female-owned-and-operated, Calgary-based team brews its booch using authentic methods producing a flavourful [...]

  • sketches of spain

Sketches of Spain

By |July 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Served in a Double Old-fashioned glass, Sketches of Spain features citrus from freshly squeezed lime and orange juice. Shaken, not stirred, with tequila and Falernum syrup, it's sure to become [...]

  • Olden Bay Cocktail

Olden Bay

By |July 5th, 2020|0 Comments

A cocktail combining 12 year old rum, Falernum syrup and walnut bitters. Shake in your cocktail shaker and serve over ice with an orange zest garnish. Makes one serving. [...]

  • Homemade Falernum Syrup

Homemade Falernum Syrup

By |July 3rd, 2020|3 Comments

Falernum is a mix of spices, sugar and sometimes almonds, created in the Caribbean made to enhance classic tropical cocktails. This elusive elixir or simple syrup adds depth and subtlety [...]

  • Stock your Bar

How To Stock Your Bar Like a Pro

By |July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Story and photos by Tanya Schaap Maybe you’re hosting your first quarantine cocktail party with your roommates. Maybe you’re looking to impress your friends with one of those chic prohibition [...]

  • YokoZuna

YokoZuna Sushi

By |June 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Rolling with the Punches If you’re in the Okotoks area and have a hankering for sushi, don’t miss the chance to order a roll or two from YokoZuna Sushi. With [...]

  • Calcutta Cricket Club

Calcutta Cricket Club

By |June 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Greatest Hits While we’re certainly missing those dreamy pastel walls, that checkerboard black and white floor and that gorgeous vintage-tiled bar, we no longer have to miss the food. Yes, [...]

  • Donna Mac

Donna Mac

By |June 4th, 2020|0 Comments

High-quality, fair-priced, travel-friendly food What do you get when you combine the culinary talent of top-notch chefs, the business savvy of a team ready to take on a challenge and [...]

  • White Elephant Thai Cuisine

White Elephant Thai Cuisine

By |June 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

HIDDEN GEM: White Elephant Thai Cuisine Tucked behind a non-descript door on the south side of the (rather sketchy) Airport Traveller’s Inn just off 16th Ave. N.E., White Elephant Thai [...]

  • Bessie Box

Bessie Box

By |May 31st, 2020|0 Comments

Bessie Box We’ve been hearing about Bessie Box for awhile and finally got the chance to give their meat delivery service a try. Locally sourced beef and chicken are complemented [...]

  • Inspired Go

Inspired Go

By |May 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Inspired Pivot When the folks at Inspired Go launched their business, it was intended as a healthy lunch delivery service for workers in the downtown core. Enter COVID-19 and social [...]

  • Connie & John's Pizza

Connie & John’s Pizza

By |May 28th, 2020|0 Comments

New York-Style Pizza Add one more item to their resume! Chefs Connie DeSousa and John Jackson, owners of an ever-growing list of Calgary hotspots including CHARCUT Roast House, charbar, the [...]

  • Respect The Technique

Respect the Technique

By |May 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Respect the Technique Bento Pop-Up Photo Credit Patricia Lau Local chefs Kaede Hirooka and Jonathan Chung have partnered with Duncan Ly to offer a bimonthly bento box pop-up out of [...]

  • MBurger

M Burger

By |May 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

M Burger Maybe it’s the fact there’s no traffic downtown these days, but you can smell Modern Steak’s M Burger before you even make it to the door. Charbroiled chuck [...]

  • Oisidesu Ramen Shack

Oishidesu Ramen Shack

By |May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

DYI Ramen Oishidesu Ramen Shack in Avenida Food Hall and Fresh Market has taken do-it-yourself to a delicious new level with its DYI frozen ramen kits. Every eater will be [...]

  • Quick Bites May 2020

Quick Bites – May 2020

By |May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Treat Yourself In times like these, sometimes you just need a little pick-me-up. Why not treat yourself to this gorgeous little fruit tart from the Italian Centre Shop Bakery? Call [...]

  • Himalayan Restaurant

Dining Dash

By |April 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Something Old: Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for a gorgeous view, European and North-American style finger sandwiches, Fairmont’s own Lot 35 tea and some amazing pastries. Served [...]

  • Rea's Italian Restaurant

Rea’s Italian Cucina

By |April 10th, 2020|0 Comments

HIDDEN GEM: Rea’s Italian Cucina We’ve been hearing about Rea’s for, well, decades. Finally, in February we were able to make it down to it’s tucked-away location just off Edmonton Tr. N.E. and [...]

  • Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

By |April 4th, 2020|0 Comments

CURIOUS AND CURIOUSER A whimsical and enchanting encounter awaits when you attend Wonderland, a magical fairytale-themed dinner under a unique garden dome hosted and organized by Great Events Catering, Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant [...]

  • Deane House

Deane House

By |March 30th, 2020|0 Comments

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN Following considerable damage from a September flooding and extensive restorations, the Deane House in Inglewood has re-opened. The historic house had to be gutted and restored as all [...]

  • National on 17th

National on 17th

By |March 27th, 2020|0 Comments

LIGHTER AND BRIGHTER A brighter and lighter National on 17th Ave. has emerged. This is the first of the National venues in Calgary to transition to a refinement of its original concept serving [...]

  • Waalflower Kitchen & Cocktails

Waalflower Kitchen and Cocktails

By |March 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

WAALFLOWERS NEW CHEF & MENU Executive Chef Lance Sharpe started his venture into the hospitality industry at age 13 as a dishwasher in a family-owned Greek restaurant in Lacombe, AB. It was here [...]

  • Nupo Restaurant


By |March 15th, 2020|0 Comments

EXTRAORDINARY IN THE EAST VILLAGE Every now and again, an epicurean experience can excite and delight even the most experienced eater. The latest outings by Calgary celebrity chef Darren Maclean, Nupo and Eight [...]