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Experience authentic Katsu in Calgary

By |June 20th, 2024|Comments Off on Experience authentic Katsu in Calgary

Katsu is the Japanese version of a European favourite – Wiener Schnitzel and Cotoletta Milanese. This dish features tender chicken coated in panko breadcrumbs, fried to perfection and paired with a rich curry [...]

  • Little Chief Bison Charcuterie

Pasture to Plate

By |June 19th, 2024|Comments Off on Pasture to Plate

A menu overhaul at Little Chief restaurant brings Indigenous culinary traditions to the forefront. Bison sourced from the Tsuut'ina Nation is the star, presented in a unique and delicious way. Photo Credit: [...]

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Get Lost in the Sauce

By |June 17th, 2024|Comments Off on Get Lost in the Sauce

Craving a taste of Italy? Look no further than +39 Pizza Pasta Bar, a Calgary restaurant serving up fresh, local ingredients in a welcoming ambiance. +39 Pizza Pasta Bar [...]

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Coffee with the Neighbours

By |June 11th, 2024|Comments Off on Coffee with the Neighbours

Brandy Caffe is a special blend of Italian roast coffee and brandy, created by Cappuccino King and Bridgeland Distillery to celebrate Cappuccino King’s 50th anniversary. This Italian roast coffee meets award-winning brandy is [...]

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Great Plates

By |June 10th, 2024|Comments Off on Great Plates

Whether it’s locally sourced meat or clay to make dishes, local ingredients are the heart of pretty much every Indigenous culinary and food business in Alberta. Saskatchewan potter Suzanne Page, inspired by [...]

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Raw Desire

By |June 9th, 2024|Comments Off on Raw Desire

Calgary's food scene gets a hand-rolled revolution with RAW, a new East Village eatery specializing in hand-crafted sushi, where foodie friends Sharon Huynh and Cindy Tran translate their travel adventures into delicious bites. [...]

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Reclaiming the Plate

By |June 8th, 2024|Comments Off on Reclaiming the Plate

Chef Shane Chartrand combines his Red Seal French culinary training with Indigenous traditions to offer a fresh perspective on Canadian cuisine. Through his award-winning cookbook and travels across Indigenous communities, he aims to [...]

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Where to eat out for Father’s Day

By |June 6th, 2024|Comments Off on Where to eat out for Father’s Day

Dad's deserve the best, especially on Father's Day! Whether he's a died-hard steak aficionado, a brunch enthusiast, or enjoys a globally-inspired feast, Calgary's restaurants have something to tantalize his taste buds. Photo [...]

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By |June 3rd, 2024|Comments Off on Foraging

FORAGING - A CRASH COURSE As the world comes back to life after another long winter, we got to thinking about all of the canned, frozen, pre-packaged and otherwise processed food we’ve eaten over [...]

  • Marko’s Kitchen

Balkan Up

By |June 1st, 2024|Comments Off on Balkan Up

Serbia's vibrant culture comes alive at Marko's Kitchen in South Calgary. Indulge in smoky ćevapi sausages, a national treasure, nestled in pillowy lepinja bread, a staple that evokes cozy Serbian kitchens. [...]

  • Sweet Rhapsody Bakery

The Sweet South

By |May 28th, 2024|Comments Off on The Sweet South

Unveiling a taste of Croatia in Calgary's southeast, Sweet Rhapsody Bakery offers a delightful selection of pastries and treats inspired by the Slavonian region. Discover layered cakes, European cookies, and more. Photo Credit [...]

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Dreamy Drinks

By |May 26th, 2024|Comments Off on Dreamy Drinks

Founded by Carrie Armstrong and guided by traditional teachings, Mother Earth Essentials shares the wisdom of nature through its products. Enjoy a calming cuppa tea steeped in Canadian tradition to help unwind. [...]

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Healing Landscapes

By |May 23rd, 2024|Comments Off on Healing Landscapes

Heather Morigeau, a two-spirit Indigenous artist and activist, spearheads the FoodScape Cooperative, crafting sustainable urban landscapes and healing gardens rooted in Indigenous traditions. Their initiatives, such as the healing garden at Alberta Children's [...]

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The Best Burgers in Calgary

By |May 22nd, 2024|Comments Off on The Best Burgers in Calgary

From hidden gem restaurants to the ultimate patty-to-sauce ratio, passionate debates fuel the city's thriving food scene. We've been listening, and one thing's clear: Calgary boasts some of the country's best burgers. We've [...]

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Grit and Determination

By |May 20th, 2024|Comments Off on Grit and Determination

Dough Boy brings a taste of resilience to Calgary. Owner Elshadai Getenet, inspired by his father's Kenyan street food, serves up unique dough ball doughnuts made fresh daily. Dough [...]

  • Clos de la Oyster Barre

Raising the Barre

By |May 17th, 2024|Comments Off on Raising the Barre

Clos de la Oyster Barre, now settled at Vendome in Sunnyside, offers a relaxed seafood experience with a rotating menu. Enjoy classic and inventive dishes, while listening to cool tunes and hip-hop beats. [...]

  • Indigenous Food Stories: Chef Ian Gladue’s Mitsoh Revives the Pemmican Tradition

A Taste of History

By |May 13th, 2024|Comments Off on A Taste of History

Chef Ian Gladue's journey isn't just about food - it's about reclaiming a vital part of Indigenous culture and sharing it with the world. From a childhood spent playing "restaurant" to creating Mitsoh, [...]

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Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Calgary

By |May 7th, 2024|Comments Off on Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Calgary

This Mother's Day, ditch the flowers and whisk Mom away on a culinary adventure. Calgary's diverse dining scene caters to every taste. Explore Calgary's thriving local food movement, showcasing Alberta's bounty and surprise [...]

  • Mogouyan Hand-Pulled Noodles

Use your noodle

By |May 6th, 2024|Comments Off on Use your noodle

Forget the fork, these noodles demand slurping! Mogouyan Hand-Pulled Noodles brings their signature technique and a taste of China to Pacific Place Mall. Mogouyan Hand-Pulled Noodles Everyone knows noodles [...]

  • Azzurri Pizzeria

Rolling in dough

By |May 3rd, 2024|Comments Off on Rolling in dough

Discover Azzurri Pizzeria, a beloved fixture in Calgary's culinary landscape for almost a decade. Owned and operated by the esteemed Ricioppo family, known for their renowned Italian eateries, this pizza eatery brings authentic [...]

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Market Report: Meat

By |May 2nd, 2024|0 Comments

While plant-based diets are front-and-centre in the ethical eating conversation, some of us are simply carnivores. Fear not! Animal protein can still be produced and consumed ethically with organic and humane practices. Supporting local [...]

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East Coast Street Eats

By |April 29th, 2024|Comments Off on East Coast Street Eats

Warm hospitality and comforting East Coast food is what you will find when you dine at Blowers & Grafton Halifax Street Food & Bar. Named after the intersection of Blowers and Grafton streets [...]

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Shop and eat at this Persian restaurant

By |April 25th, 2024|Comments Off on Shop and eat at this Persian restaurant

Located along Edmonton Trail N.E., House of Kabob is a longstanding Persian restaurant worth exploring. Family-owned and steeped in tradition, it's known for its flavourful kabobs and cuisine, with a small market offering [...]