Monthly Archives: March 2011

Taste Restaurant – Calgary, AB

Recently I had read nothing but good things about Taste, including the rave reviews from local bloggers who attended a media event for the launch of their new menu last week. Hence, I had high hopes and decided to choose Taste for a celebratory birthday … Continue reading

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The Little Cupcake Shoppe – Calgary, AB

I happen to be in the McKenzie Towne area of Calgary last week running an errand and decided to stop in The Little Cupcake Shoppe. I picked up half a dozen mini cupcakes to try. I was curious how they would … Continue reading

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Fruli – Belgian Strawberry Beer

I stumbled across Fruli for the first time several years ago at one of our larger local liquor stores here in Calgary, Willow Park Wines & Spirits. As I was wandering around the store waiting for a wine event to start, … Continue reading

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Cowtown Beef Shack – Calgary, AB

Cowtown Beef Shack has been a favourite lunch destination of mine since they opened in the summer of 2009. The shack is situated in a very unconventional location, just off the very busy Macleod Trail. It is literally in the parking lot of … Continue reading

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Spur Gastropub – Calgary,AB

This was my first visit to Spur Gastropub.  According to their website, they claim to be Calgary’s “first true gastropub“.  What is a gastropub you ask?  Spur provides the answer to this question on their website – “The gastropub is a culinary revolution where the typical pub grub … Continue reading

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