Food Stories

Best Frozen Dumplings in YYC

By |January 18th, 2023|0 Comments

It’s always good to have a stash of your favourite dumplings in the freezer for when that craving hits. Whether you boil, steam or pan fry, Calgary's got some delicious dumplings. Here are five of our favourite stops for must-try dumplings. Dont' forget the chili oil!

One door closes, another opens

By |January 16th, 2023|0 Comments

Nan's Noodle House Jay and Jo del Corro of Eats of Asia have officially closed their eatery after 10 years of slinging hand-pulled noods and introducing Calgary to some of the best signature Asian [...]

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By |January 15th, 2023|0 Comments

I've often written about citrus this time of year. Honestly, it's hard not to. These juicy globes of sunshine come into season in California, Texas and Florida during our winter months and what a [...]

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A Wilde Brunch

By |January 14th, 2023|0 Comments

The Wilde Restaurant on 27 I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. Oscar Wilde There’s brunch. And then there’s a Wilde brunch. Hosted at The Wilde on 27 at [...]

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Corner the Market

By |January 12th, 2023|0 Comments

First Avenue Corner Store In the centre of Bridgeland, tucked in behind its sister restaurant, Shiki Menya, is family-owned First Avenue Corner Store (FACS). FACS is a tiny restaurant inspired by Japanese convenience stores [...]

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Beyond Pop

By |January 9th, 2023|0 Comments

Booze-free beverages created by Calgarians For the past few years, Dry January has been a thing; an antidote of sorts to December’s holiday overindulging. And now there’s Dry February and Sober October, too. [...]

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Sometimes you can have both

By |January 7th, 2023|0 Comments

Business and Pleasure Business and Pleasure is a neighbourhood bar created from the desire to have a local gathering place for wine, cocktails and shared bites. The mostly-silent partners Andrew MacKinnon, Alkarim Devani and [...]

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It’s All in the Name

By |January 3rd, 2023|0 Comments

ELEVEN26 Brasserie Tomahawk Kitchen + Bar owner Chef Ravi Panchagnula has opened new restaurant ELEVEN26 Brasserie. The name pays homage to its location on Kensington Rd. and the concept celebrates the building, which was [...]

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Bono-Fide Brews

By |January 2nd, 2023|0 Comments

Hidden Gem: Bono Coffee With the highest altitude in Africa, Ethiopia offers the perfect climate for the sensitive arabica beans and is the birthplace of coffee. In this place, coffee is deeply ingrained in [...]

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Mi Casa Su Casa

By |December 28th, 2022|0 Comments

Mexican restaurant Casa Catrina quietly opened this summer in The District at North Deerfoot. The Vazquez Alba family came to Canada from Mexico via Quebec 12 years ago, and recently partnered with Alfredo Mata [...]

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In My Kitchen with Karen Anderson

By |December 26th, 2022|1 Comment

Meet Karen Anderson, writer, cookbook author, culinary traveler, founder of Alberta Food Tours. Most know Karen Anderson as the founder and CEO of Alberta Food Tours, however Karen is also a food journalist [...]

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Viva La Vegan

By |December 24th, 2022|0 Comments

Food made in a kitchen, not in a lab – that’s the philosophy behind Calgary’s V Burger, a 100 per cent plant-based fast food eatery that recently opened a second location at the Calgary [...]

Festive Fowl

By |December 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

Once upon a time, turkeys were free to live their lives in peace around the holidays. In days of yore, most Christmas tables were centred on a roasted goose.  The reason was practical: cows gave milk and chickens gave eggs, making them far too valuable to eat.

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Story on a plate

By |December 13th, 2022|0 Comments

Yakima Social Kitchen & Bar In 2021, Marriot Airport International and Yakima Social Kitchen & Bar welcomed Executive Chef, Eric Beaupré to the team. Beaupré brings a progressive culinary career 29 years of experience [...]

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We’re all mad here

By |December 7th, 2022|0 Comments

The Mad Hatter Coffee Community A gig as a barista in Edinburgh, Scotland led Taylor Epp to open The Mad Hatter Coffee Community Café in Inglewood. The large and whimsical cafe focuses on reducing [...]

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What’s new is Evergreen

By |December 3rd, 2022|0 Comments

The Evergreen The Evergreen Restaurant in Banff’s Royal Canadian Lodge recently welcomed Chef Kyle Langille as executive chef taking over for long-time Chef Max Charbonneau. Trained at George Brown College Centre for Culinary Arts [...]

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Our Favourite Things 2022

By |December 2nd, 2022|0 Comments

It’s the time of year when we get to rave about all of the amazing things we encountered throughout 2022. Each member of the Savour Calgary team offers you their Favourite Thing and a few community leaders also offered up their tasty tidbits. Bon appétit!

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Market Report: Pies and Thai

By |November 25th, 2022|1 Comment

Market Report is a Savour Calgary feature telling the stories behind the local offerings at area farmers’ markets and food halls. In this issue we get to know Ma Pies and Thai Manna. [...]

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By |November 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Mari Bakeshop After numerous construction delays that were anything but a piece a cake, the (not-so) little neighbourhood bakery Mari Bakeshop is back in business. Part cafe, part bakery, part sandwich shop, Mari Bakeshop [...]

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Gluten-Free in the North

By |November 19th, 2022|0 Comments

Selia Bar We are seeing more and more extraordinary eateries opening outside of the downtown core. Selia Bar located in Edgemont Athletic is the brainchild of Omar Polyniak who comes from an extensive background [...]