Producer’s Story: Bear and the Flower

Producer’s Story: Bear and the Flower

By Elizabeth Chorney-Booth One concern of many farmers in Alberta is whether or not younger generations will go into agriculture and carry on the tradition of the family farm. Christopher and Jessica Fasoli, the couple behind Bear and the Flower, a free range pork...
Long-Established Restaurants

Long-Established Restaurants

By Linda Garson 70 new places to eat and drink opened in Calgary alone last year – it was an amazing year for foodies, lovers of wine, beer, cocktails, tea and coffee – you could have tried somewhere new every week and still not have visited them...
Drinks of the Week

Drinks of the Week

With credit card statements arriving any day soon, here are three very different red wines from different countries that share one thing – good value!  Paul Jaboulet Ainé Cotes-du-Rhone Biographie 2015, Tain l’Hermitage, Rhone Valley, France  Warm berry aromas greet...
Open That Bottle: Ivonne Martinez

Open That Bottle: Ivonne Martinez

By Linda Garson Photography by Ingrid Kuenzel Before privatization, Alberta had 209 liquor stores and about 2,000 products available, but now 25 years later, we have over 1,500 liquor stores, and about 25,000 products that any store can order. “Privatization has been...
Beverage Trends 2019

Beverage Trends 2019

By Tom Firth and Linda Garson What’s to come on the beverage scene in 2019? Will it be a continuation of the trends we’ve seen this year and last, or will we see some new and dynamic trends emerge? First off, local craft spirits are here to stay. But several...
Chefs Tips: Decadent Desserts

Chefs Tips: Decadent Desserts

By Anna BrooksPhotography by Ingrid Kuenzel and Dong Kim It’s holiday season, which means it’s the time of year to unabashedly indulge in desserts. The crisp crunch of gingerbread, the warm spice of a freshly baked fruitcake… there’s nothing more comforting than home...

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