Open That Bottle: Stephen Deere

Open That Bottle: Stephen Deere

by Linda Garson  Photography by Ingrid Kuenzel Since finishing the hospitality course at SAIT in 1998, it’s been quite the journey for Stephen Deere, owner of Modern Steak. Born and raised in Calgary; his father is second generation Calgarian and his mother an...
Tame a Cold Winter’s Night: Tajine Cooking

Tame a Cold Winter’s Night: Tajine Cooking

By Morris Lemire What first drew me to tajine cooking was the spice mix. All my favourites were there: ginger, cumin, turmeric, saffron, cinnamon. It’s a long and rich list. Add to these spices, preserved lemons, dates, dried apricots, and rose water, and I was...
Chef’s Tips and Tricks: 30 Minute Meals

Chef’s Tips and Tricks: 30 Minute Meals

By Anna Brooks It’s that time of year again. Time to go back to school, back to work or if you never left work, time to mourn the loss of summer Fridays at the office.  Whatever the case may be, it seems when September hits, there’s a lot less time to do...
Eats of the Week

Eats of the Week

Northern Chicken  I’ve been dying to try Edmonton’s Northern Chicken since I first heard about it, and I was certainly not disappointed. I’m a confit junkie and once I saw confit legs, I was sold. Still moist and juicy and huge! But of course I had to try the fried...
Eats of the Week

Eats of the Week

Bar Von der Fels  Bar Von Der Fels’ menu changes regularly, so you may not find these exact dishes when you visit, but I have to say recently two of us devoured six dishes here – and any of them could have graced this page – they were all so good! It was a tough...
About Alberta’s Finest Drinks Lists

About Alberta’s Finest Drinks Lists

by Tom Firth and Linda Garson with Stephanie Arsenault, Tannis Baker, and Alita Brown The 2018 edition of Alberta’s Finest Drink List was only our second year, and we were floored by the outstanding response. We saw nearly 50 percent growth this year, involving...

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