Calgary Stampede midway food

My Favourite Foods of Stampede 2016

I’m no country music fan, and I don’t even own a pair of cowboy boots, but when it comes to the Calgary Stampede I’m very serious about one thing – the food. I typically go to the grounds once every year to try out the best that the midway has to offer. One afternoon is nowhere…

Tofino brewing company

Tofino: Eats and Drinks

Despite being a tiny town of less than 2000 people, Tofino has a wealth of amazing places to eat and drink. We ate a lot of amazing home cooked meals when we were there last weekend, so I certainly didn’t get a chance to try everything that the town has to offer, but I did…

Carlo's pasta

Carlo’s Pasta

When it comes to easy and delicious pasta recipes, this one is the best one I know of! Travelling is one of my favourite ways to discover new food. I love eating in restaurants and exploring farmers markets, but the very best experience of all is getting fed by a local. When Zevi and I…

Shiki Menya

My Calgary: Shiki Menya

From spaghetti to vermicelli, noodles have always held a special place in my heart and my stomach. I could eat noodles every day and not grow tired of them. Ramen has always been a favourite of mine, but I never realized how amazing this Japanese soup could be until I tried Shiki Menya. This ain’t no Sapporo Ichiban,…

Lick Your Plate Launch Party napkins

Lick Your Plate Launch Party

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve likely seen me mention the Bite Me cookbooks on more than one occasion. These two cookbooks have provided me with amazing recipes for potlucks, brunches, romantic dinners for two, and everything in between, and their easy but ultra-flavourful recipes never let me down. Being a…

Zevi Scopa

My Calgary: Scopa

Having been a long time fan of one of its sister restaurants, Posto, I was pretty excited when I heard that Scopa would be opening only blocks from our house. Even if it wasn’t a short stroll away from home, I’d still make the journey to this family-friendly spot for their to-die-for meatballs, incredible pizza crust,…

Anju Restaurant Calgary

My Calgary: Anju

I first discovered Anju many years ago when it still occupied its former, out-of-the-way location on the west side of Downtown Calgary. From the first time I went in and tried the amazing Korean fusion dishes by mastermind chef Roy Oh, I knew that this was a spot I wouldn’t soon forget! Since then, I’ve…

Zevi's party charcuterie

The First Weekend of Spring

Happy Monday, everyone! Are you as excited as I am that spring is here? This weekend definitely felt springy, and it’s got me feeling like summer, my favourite season, will be here before we know it! I’m sure we’ll get some serious dumps of snow between now and then but… I choose not to think about…

La Manzanilla ceviche rincon

La Manzanilla – The Food

The house we rented in La Manzanilla had a great kitchen, but we didn’t cook once during the entire nine day stay. It might sound crazy, and crazy expensive, to eat out for every single meal on vacation, but the food in that little town is so delicious and so cheap that it was no big deal….