Food

12 creative and unusual sushi combos at Goro + Gun

Goro + Gun is the perfect place to go if you are a sushi lover like me. When that craving hits, I need a few different kinds of sushi rolls and nigiri. I always want to fill up on a spicy tuna roll, some octopus takoyaki, throw in some salmon sashimi and maybe a specialty dish or two like some unagi or a sushi cone. But never have I ever been so sushi spoiled than at Goro + Gun’s Omakase sushi experience.

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A day of chocolate making at Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut

Making chocolates at Bernard Callebaut

A day of chocolate fun at Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut by Cococo.

What do you do if you have a love for chocolate and getting crafty? Make a bunch of the sweet treats at Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut of course! For #LoveYYC day, Tourism Calgary sent my sister, niece and I to the Cococo Chocolatiers-owned shop for a day of chocolate making fun.

The premier chocolaterie has been a staple in Calgary’s food scene for many years and I was so excited to go ‘behind-the-curtain’ to see how the chocolate process works. We were put right to work on a View this Post

NOtaBLE has you covered from brunch to lunch to Gourmet 2 Go

Enjoying the new fall menus at NOtaBLE Calgary.

I love going to restaurants that like to shake things up every now and again. While there is comfort in picking the same foods you already know and enjoy, I appreciate trying new flavours, dishes and seasonal ingredients when I’m eating out. Just in time for fall, NOtaBLE has put together refreshed menu items for brunch, lunch and dinner. The northwest restaurant has built up a reputation over the years as a place for quality eats and I always have a great (and filling!) time at NOtaBLE. I went for a View this Post

7 pizzas to try at YYC Pizza Week

It’s that time of year again! YYC Pizza Week is coming up Friday, September 22 – Sunday, October 1. The ten day pizza affair will feature one-of-a-kind specialty pizzas that are only available during YYC Pizza Week. Over 40 restaurants will be taking part in the thick crust, thin crust, gluten-free and unique pizza categories. With so many options, there will be a little something for everyone’s tastes, but here are 7 that I think you should go check out. Bon appétit!

Roosevelt YYC Pizza Week

Pizza waffles from Roosevelt Food and Bar.

1. Roosevelt – Pepperoni Pizza Waffles

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Nando’s: 10 things to love about this tasty chicken eatery

Nando's facts you may not have known

Nando’s does flame-grilled chicken so yummy yummy!

There’s a lot to love about a good flame-grilled chicken and nobody does it better than Nando’s, the specialty chain known for their peri-peri style chicken dishes. If you haven’t had a chance to visit this yummy restaurant yet, you really need to. Check out these fun facts about Nando’s.

Nando’s facts

  • Nando’s world-famous chicken is like no other because of its special PERi-PERi sauce.
  • PERi-PERi is the Swahili word for Bird Eye’s Eye Chili, the special ingredient that makes all that chicken taste so good.
I love Nando's chicken

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Discovering Canadian Beef at CL Ranches

Cows grazing at CL Ranches

Beautiful mountain views at CL Ranches.

Just west of Calgary off of highway 1 on the way to Banff, but before you hit the Rocky Mountains, you will find some of the best cattle being bred in the country.

CL Ranches is one of the few cattle ranches left in Western Canada. I had the chance to go out on a tour with the folks at Canadian Beef to actually see where my food comes from! Other than the cows I see at the Calgary Stampede or the cattle I drive past on road trips, I’ve never actually seen a View this Post