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Ticket Giveaway

Thanks to the wonderful people at Brookline Public Relations we have 2 tickets to give away for the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. The tickets would be for the Saturday, October 18 afternoon tasting session which runs from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E.   All you have to do is ...

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Top 4 Foodie Destinations

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Part of being a foodie is traveling for the sake of eating. Canada’s food scene is awesome, but you just can’t get great poutine, fish, or baked goods in every Canadian city. That’s why we put together our list of favorite foodie destinations. You won’t be disappointed. Why 4? We could have included Hawaii, but we felt that it just ...

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Choklat – Calgary

Choklat - Calgary

If you are a chocolate lover (and who isn’t?) and you haven’t checked out Choklat yet, you are missing out. Choklat, who claims to be the only chocolatier in Calgary (Canada?), who makes their very own chocolate straight from bean to bar/truffle, has won accolade after accolade for their artisan chocolate creations. We recently toured their immaculate facility, equipped with ...

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Builder Burger Battle

Brookfield Homes is hosting a Burger Battle on September 8th to kick off the opening of two new showhome parades in Cranston (one being Brookfield Homes and the other being Morrison Homes).  We are pitting two restaurants (one representing Brookfield/the other Morrison) and challenging them to make the tastiest burger: Brookfield Homes and Black Betty Burger & Winebar VS. Morrison ...

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

OUR FAVORITE Champagne Veuve Clicquot is having a fun event this weekend at the Calgary Polo Club. It might be fun to check out if you are a Veuve or Polo fan. Check out the details below: You are invited to the First Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Canada. Join us for an event that encapsulates the traditions of the ...

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Killer Knives

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With the arrival of the little one this year, Calgary Foodies is shifting gears. Yes, we will still be posting restaurant reviews, but we will also be returning to what gained us most of our notoriety to begin with – a focus on cool kitchen gadgets, even cooler kitchen tricks, and how to cook like a pro without being one. ...

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Top Restaurants 2012

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Well another year is over and it is once again that time to pick our favorite restaurants for the year. Who would have thought that our number one pick for last year would have gone down in a blaze of self-destructive glory. This years list proved to be the toughest selection ever. Mainly because what was new and exciting a ...

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La Belle Patate on The National

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La Belle Patate, our favorite little poutine shop in Canmore made the national news last week. They were featured on CBC is a piece that very accurately describes the best fry shop in the mountains. We were there this afternoon, and the story has had a huge impact on business. If you haven’t been there yet, then you haven’t had ...

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National vs. Model Milk vs. Petite Closing its Doors

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Wow, it has been a long year. We totally thought we had written on both Model Milk and National, but when we went through our archives, it turned out we had written drafts, but had never actually hit the publish button. So instead of posting them individually we thought we would do one of our famous head to head posts. ...

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Eat St. Round Two

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Last weekend the Food Network’s Eat St. was in Calgary filming for a second time. This time around they filmed Mighty Skillet, Naaco, and Braizen. All three trucks were in fine form and a lot of fun was had by the trucks, the reviewers, and the crew. Am Eat St. record was even broken. Naaco crushed Alley Burger’s Eat St. ...

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Cibo – Baby on the Way Edition

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It has been a while since Jen and I have eaten at a new restaurant. With a baby on the way, a new house coming at the end of July, and a crazy mortgage market, we simply haven’t had time to explore Calgary’s food scene as much as we have in the past. In fact last time we wrote a ...

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Smashburger vs. Five Guys

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Three or four years ago North America was on a health kick. McDonald’s was adding salads to their menu, Krispy Kreme donuts damn near went out of business, and opening a burger, poutine, or pizza place was nothing short of crazy. Oh how times have changed. In today’s world, delicious not so healthy food is back in vogue and new ...

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