Mexico’s Culinary Resurgence

Mexico’s Culinary Resurgence

Is there more to Mexican food than tacos or enchiladas? Is tequila only for shots? Fact: Mexican people are very proud of their cuisine, and so they should be; in 2010 UNESCO declared Mexican food a cultural heritage of humanity. “Traditional Mexican cuisine is a...
Open That Bottle: Roy Klassen

Open That Bottle: Roy Klassen

“Being in estate planning, I’m curious as to how these family businesses continue and keep their relevance as a younger generation takes over the brand, but needs to respect the name, and enhance and protect it,” says Roy Klassen, Honorary Consul of France. Klassen...
Cócteles mexicanos

Cócteles mexicanos

Easter has come and gone, and we’re at least two weeks into Spring, so it’s time to get fresh and fruity with tequila cocktails. Many will be familiar with Margaritas and vodka-based Moscow Mules, but we asked two Alberta mixologists to add a creative twist and let us...
Cocktails Français

Cocktails Français

In Canada we tend to celebrate the end of a busy day with happy hour, a chance to unwind with friends before going home or out to dinner. But in Europe, dinner is generally later and people linger over aperitifs (from the Latin aperire, meaning ‘to open’) before their...
Off The Menu: Vero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese

Off The Menu: Vero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese

Some dishes are so popular they stay on a restaurant’s menu for years – there’d be a riot if they were replaced! Vero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese is such a dish, and much requested. Many thanks to Chef Jenny Chan for sharing her recipe! PrintVero Bistro’s Ragù Bolognese...

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