Local Food Stories

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Ask for Charlie

By |February 19th, 2024|0 Comments

Salt & Brick is a Kelowna-based eatery known for regularly changing the menu to keep guests intrigued by what’s to come. Last fall, owners Casey Greabeiel, who owns Greta Bar, and Craig Lewis [...]

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Asian Greens

By |February 15th, 2024|0 Comments

When we think of Asian greens, a picture of bok choy is what we usually imagine. Bok choy (also called pak choi), a brassica, is a native Chinese vegetable and a variety of [...]

  • Love Sugar & Dough Bakery and Patisserie

Stollen hearts

By |February 8th, 2024|0 Comments

Savour year-round baking excellence when you visit Love Sugar & Dough Bakery in Highwood. Vibhor Shahi crafts seasonal masterpieces like his signature focaccia and the savory potato thyme bun, inviting regulars to return [...]

  • iBaoza

Mmm Bao Bao

By |January 29th, 2024|0 Comments

From pipeline engineer to restaurant owner, Lianping Cheng crafts pillowy clouds of dough stuffed with aromatic meat fillings making her dumplings some of the best in Calgary. iBoaza When [...]

  • wolfbay cakes

Culinary works of art

By |January 22nd, 2024|0 Comments

Embarking on a culinary journey that spans globetrotting and prestigious hotel kitchens, Chef Bo Hons found his way back to Maryland, eventually trading tropical landscapes for Calgary, a city nestled in the foothills [...]

  • poppy seed roll

Rolling in tradition

By |January 20th, 2024|0 Comments

Makivnyk, a cherished pastry in Eastern European culinary heritage, offers a delectable blend of poppy seeds, honey, sugar, dried fruits, and nuts rolled in sweet yeast dough. Find this pastry at Kings Bakery [...]

  • Ukrainian coffee house

A hope and a dream

By |January 17th, 2024|0 Comments

Ukrainian Coffee House in Calgary, is a labour or love of two families from Kherson, Ukraine. Discover a selection of Ukrainian drinks, homemade pastries and items, accompanied by vibrant blue and yellow artwork [...]

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Sviat Vechir

By |January 14th, 2024|0 Comments

Sviat Vechir is Ukraine’s Holy Supper steeped deep in tradition, symbolism and really, really good food. With its roots in pagan tradition, and its symbolism rich with Christian reference, the Ukrainian Christmas meal [...]

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A taste of Ukraine

By |January 11th, 2024|0 Comments

The Ukrainian Bakery and Coffee Shop brings a taste of Ukraine to Calgary and stands as a true homage to Ukraine's rich culinary traditions. Ukrainian Bakery and Coffee Shop [...]

  • wing in it calgary

Bring your wingman

By |January 7th, 2024|0 Comments

Wing'n It has landed in the community of Kensington, offering a diverse menu with creative wing flavours and comforting dishes. Wing'n It What started as a family-owned business in [...]

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Market Report: Bread and BBQ

By |December 30th, 2023|0 Comments

The holiday season might be over, but local farmers' market shopping continues throughout the year. In this edition of the Market Report, columnist Grace Wang unwraps a festive showcase featuring two exceptional local vendors. [...]

  • onyx restaurant

A canvas of flavours

By |December 10th, 2023|0 Comments

Onyx Restaurant and Café in Calgary's Burns Building blends timeless architecture with Chef Justin Lall's curated menu. Partnering with Arts Common and the Jack Singer Concert Hall, it offers pre-show dinners and an [...]

  • ATCO Blue Flame BFK express meals

Chef-Made meals to go

By |November 26th, 2023|0 Comments

At ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, the journey from culinary inspiration to your table begins with passionate Red Seal Chefs. With over two centuries of combined culinary expertise, meals are crafted using seasonal ingredients, [...]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2023

By |November 19th, 2023|0 Comments

Every year our elves scour the stores in search of festive finds for the season. For this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, we asked some of our favourite home cooks what they’d like to see [...]

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Best pork chop dishes in Calgary

By |November 9th, 2023|0 Comments

Nothing fills the belly quite like a pork chop. Salty, savoury and juicy, when it’s done just right, a good pork chop can outshine a steak - if we dare say so in cattle country. We’ve rounded up some local restaurants that have perfected the art of the pork chop - enjoy!

  • A Taste of Yemen

Heavenly Yemeni

By |November 3rd, 2023|0 Comments

Yemeni food is known for its unique flavours, diverse dishes and the use of aromatic spices. It has become a bit of a “thing” in the past couple of years and Calgary has [...]

  • YYC Kitchen & Bar

A love story for YYC

By |October 30th, 2023|0 Comments

YYC Pasta Bar, YYC Kitchen + Bar and YYC Patisserie owner Yash Sharma expresses his appreciation and gratitude to the people of Calgary for their continued support. YYC Kitchen [...]

  • calgary italian bakery

Tradition meets taste

By |October 22nd, 2023|0 Comments

The Calgary Italian Bakery is a renowned establishment celebrated for its dedication to preserving the authentic flavors and artisanal craftsmanship of Italy. It's commitment to upholding culinary tradition, makes this bakery a food [...]

  • Little Spuds Club

Little Spuds

By |October 15th, 2023|0 Comments

Involve the kids in the kitchen and receive advice from a registered dietitian, kid-friendly recipes, printouts and more! Spud For 25 years, Spud has been providing families with healthy, [...]

  • chai spice

Market Report: Chai and Jelly

By |October 1st, 2023|0 Comments

Chai Spice offers an aromatic journey into the world of rich, fragrant spices, where traditional chai blends come to life with every sip. Jellicious is a delightful sweet haven at the Farmers Market, offering [...]