• 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 [...]


By |May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

It may be jumping the gun a bit, but right now I say we need some of the inimitable magic that only comes from a raspberry. Here on the prairies, [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Veal Meatballs

Veal Meatballs

By |May 25th, 2020|0 Comments

by Glen Manzer from Cibo 17th Restaurant Homemade meatballs are simply the best. Use your favourite tomato sauce to braise them, then serve these meatballs with crusty bread and a [...]

  • 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

Oisidesu Ramen Shack

By |May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

DYI Ramen Oisidesu 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 [...]

  • Rising, baking fresh bread


By |April 3rd, 2020|1 Comment

Building community through bread By BJ OUDMAN Bread. An unpretentious concoction of four simple ingredients – flour, water, salt and yeast. Yet, bread is complex. Woven into culture throughout history and around the [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Rain Dog Bar

Rain Dog Bar

By |March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

IT'S RAINING BEER, HALLELUJAH! First off, don’t miss the door. It’s unassumingly sandwiched between Gorilla Whale’s two halves and offers the silhouette of a terrier as the only hint something lies behind it. [...]

  • Spring's Asparagus

Spring’s Asparagus

By |March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

WHAT'S FRESH THIS SEASON | FRESH MARKET By now, I’m sure we’re all a little frantic for anything local, preferably fresh and green. Spring officially starts on March 21 (a cruel joke, if [...]

  • Castello Italiana

Castello Italiana

By |March 11th, 2020|0 Comments

IL PASTO ROMANTICO Valentine’s Day is long gone, but romance is always in the air at Castello Italiana at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Re-opening last July after a major renovation, Castello offers an [...]

  • Quick Bites March 2020

Quick Bites – March 2020

By |March 8th, 2020|0 Comments

3.14 – Celebrate Pi Day with Pie Junkie Pie Junkie is at it again, expanding its product list by adding soups and salad dressings, of course all of them made [...]