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8 Road Trip Destinations: Northern Alberta

The days are long, the sun is hot, and it's the perfect time to get outta town. It's road trip season, and Northern Alberta is packed with delicious eats!  East of Edmonton, Wainwright’s Honeypot Eatery & Pub (823 2nd Avenue) has been the go-to spot for locals for...

Summer Sipping: Rosé

Whether you're looking for a delicious glass of wine on the patio with friends, something to pair with your latest BBQ or grilled fish, or just need to relax at the end of a long day, Rosé is a versatile choice that screams summer. Here are three great bottles that...

Open That Bottle: David Yip

“When I first came to Calgary you could only get frozen fish. You might get a few items fresh, but otherwise people are eating meat, meat, meat. Now people are starting to eat healthy,” says David Yip, co-owner of City Fish. Yip came from Hong Kong to Calgary in 1982...

Chefs’ Tips & Tricks: The Art of Italian

Pasta, prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano... there are so many foods unique to Italy that are highly revered (and salivated over) in the western world. Italian food is about quality, but it’s also about connection. Walk into any Italian home, and you’re likely to meet...

Open That Bottle: Dario Berloni

“We have the best selection of large format bottles (at Teatro) as I call myself a bon vivant, which is about sharing and enjoying the finer things in life – but not by yourself,” says Dario Berloni, President of Teatro Group. “And if you have so many friends like I...

Open That Bottle: Jim Button

“It’s hard to always do it the right way. There’s a lot of short cuts that can come along, and to have a partnership group that says, “let’s not take that shortcut” has always been our saving grace,” says Jim Button, co-founder of Village Brewery. Born in Germany to a...

Recipes

Koftas and Tzatziki

Koftas, or Turkish lamb kebabs, are a perfect opportunity to try Alberta's excellent lamb and use some of the delicious mint that is plentiful at this time of year. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:452]   A mint and yogurt sauce is the perfect accompaniment to these koftas, but...

Watermelon, Lime and Mint Granita

Photography and recipe courtesy of Renee Kohlman Granita is an Italian frozen dessert not unlike sorbet , except that granita is made by hand and not a machine. The result is a coarser, flakier texture, almost like a fruity bowl of snow. The first bite of granita has...

Burwood’s Sangria

By using the natural sweetness of fruits and the Burwood Honey Liqueur, this delightfully light Sangria is perfect for impressing a crowd or enjoying with friends, and the kombucha gives it a wonderful complex flavour. Make lots, this one will go quick!...

Rainbow Salad

Photograph courtesy Alberta Pulse Growers This colourful crowd-pleaser From Alberta Pulse Growers is always a favourite with both guests and hosts as it can be prepared well in advance (just don't add the dressing until you are ready to serve!) The texture of the...

Savoury Summer Kebab Sauces

Harissa is a north African condiment made of a paste of chilis and spices. It's bold flavours are perfect for the summer and go well with all sorts of grilled meat, vegetables, and fish. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:447] [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:446] Both sauces go perfectly with...

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