Food

4 tips for making a healthy and tasty oatmeal

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I eat oatmeal every single morning. Boring right? Wrong! You can make this fibre-filled bowl a true morning delight with just a few, easy steps to get it a tasty and healthy part of View this Post

Bake like the pros at Crave Cupcakes

I’m not the biggest sweet tooth but when I do get a chance to pick a dessert, I go for Crave Cupcakes! This premier bakery is known for it’s signature namesake: the cupcake of course. Last month, I visited the store’s newly revamped Kensington location and got behind-the-scenes inside the kitchen. The ladies of Crave have the baking process down to a ‘t’ and that includes the delicious buttercream frosting that their cupcakes are known for. Watch how quickly and easily owner Laura puts the icing on these cupcakes:

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Plated: Welcome back to Calgary Hy’s Steakhouse

Welcome back to Calgary Hy's Steakhouse!

Welcome back to Calgary Hy’s Steakhouse!

There’s nothing better than a juicy, high-quality, well-cooked steak. And we Calgarians love our meat as Calgary is home to some of the best steakhouses in the world. When I saw the signs go up late last year at The Core indicating the return of one of the city’s premier restaurants, Hy’s Steakhouse, I was pretty darn stoked. I didn’t get to visit the previous Hy’s so was happy to finally get the chance to check it out upon its return. On a recent Friday night, the boyfriend and I made it a View this Post

5 cocktails to try on the new Bourbon Room menu

New entrance, new sign, new drinks! The new menu reads like a mini-magazine with drink listings and a letter from the bartender!

New entrance, new sign, new drinks! The new menu reads like a mini-magazine with drink listings, cartoon illustrations and a letter from the bartender!

The Bourbon Room has only been around for a couple of years but it has already established itself as one of the go-to-venues for craft cocktails and drinks. Tucked away inside National 10th, this upper-level haven is home to some of the best drinks in town. These days, the Bourbon Room is looking to set itself apart from their well-known roommate and make it it’s own destination spot for Calgarians. They’ve started this by View this Post

Calgary’s Best Ice Cream Shops

Where do you like to go for ice cream in Calgary?

Where do you like to go for ice cream in Calgary?

I scream, you scream, we all scream for delicious, yummy ice cream! Calgary is home to some delicious ice cream shops and with the weather warming up, it’s the perfect way to beat the heat and enjoy a tasty treat.

My Favorite Ice Cream Shoppe

These guys just take the words out of my mouth as it is definitely one of my fave shops to get ice cream. This store keeps its it’s old-school charm with servers in paper hats, a mechanical horse ride, a candy counter and even View this Post

Summer Bites: Tuna Tacos and more at Ki Japanese

The upcoming summer season means plenty of new menu items at many of my favourite restaurants. Fresh flavours and ingredients are the recipe du jour which means Calgarians will have tons of good eats to look forward to this season.

Ki Japanese Tuna tacos

Ki’s Izakaya Menu: Big Eye Tuna in a crispy wonton shell with salsa and guacamole. Three tacos per order, $15.

The first new dish I have fallen in love with are the tuna tacos at Ki Japanese. This delicious Asian twist is sure to be a summer catch. The shells are made from crispy wonton wrappers and filled to

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