Local, Really Local

Local, Really Local

First Nations and Metis Chefs show us how to work with local ingredients and cultural flair. Our September issue regularly focuses on harvest and seasonal dishes, but as this is a year unlike any other, we reached out to Indigenous or First Nations chefs working...
Calypso’s Solomos Plaki

Calypso’s Solomos Plaki

In Calgary’s northwest, one can find family owned and operated, Calypso’s Greek Taverna, and most likely Peter Kaitsas, chef and owner. It’s hard to talk about Greek cuisine without talking about lamb, and Kaitsas is justifiably proud of their lamb dishes like their...
Koutouki South Moussaka

Koutouki South Moussaka

In Edmonton’s south is another notable Greek restaurant – Koutouki South, bringing authentically styled dishes, but also the atmosphere many still associate with traditional restaurants: belly dancing, plate smashing, and classically Greek music can all be found some...
Lamb Shank Giouvetsi with Kritharaki Bake

Lamb Shank Giouvetsi with Kritharaki Bake

Located in Calgary’s Willow Park Village, Broken Plate was originally opened by a Greek family using old, family-style recipes while grandma cooked in the back. These days, under chef and owner Ervin Bushi, Broken Plate is very much a modern expression of Greek...
Grilled Lamb Chops

Grilled Lamb Chops

Greece is a nation positively brimming with a deep history and a strong cultural identity. It also has a firm grip on the imagination of travelers with iconic scenery and cuisine to die for. While plenty of variation exists in its regional dishes – whether an...

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