Deane House, Calgary

It’s been just over a year since Sal Howell of the renowned River Cafe and her tireless team opened Deane House at the confluence of the two rivers that define the early history of Calgary. The Bow and the Elbow were a traditional meeting place for the First Nations communities and it was at...

River Café, Calgary

Located in the middle of Prince’s Island Park, on the lagoon where the Bow River passes though downtown Calgary, River Café has featured “Seasonal Canadian Cuisine” since the mid-1990s.   Inspired by the natural setting of the Bow River Valley, the restaurant has the feel and nostalgic...

The Wetlands at The Wascana, Regina, Saskatchewan

Chef Milton Rebello is living the Canadian dream.  He’s worked…hard…and has claimed Gold for his work with Food Day Canada. The Wascana Country Club, itself a place itself of great history, is Milton Rebello’s culinary home and he’s opening a new restaurant for them,...

Royale, Calgary

Royale is part of the larger Teatro Group of restaurants in downtown Calgary. The chef at Royale is a young man from the Okanagan named Landon Schwarz, who has been very heavily influenced by his time with Rod Butters in Kelowna as well as being the right hand of Teatro Executive Chef Matthew...

The Paisley Notebook Pop-Up, Kelowna

In spite of her apparent youth, Aman Dosanj is a veteran of the Kelowna food scene.  Her family had one of the most interesting restaurants that city’s ever seen. Poppadoms was pure Indian in style but pure Canadian in its ingredient choices. It was the go-to place for dinner for many of the...

Yellow Door Bistro, Calgary

“It’s been an incredible five years since we opened in 2013,” says Yellow Door Bistro’s original Chef de Cuisine Quinn Staple. Now Executive Chef, he sits at the helm of all food and beverage initiatives under the Hotel Arts Group umbrella. “We want people to continue to think of us for unique and...

Oxbow @ Hotel Arts Kensington, Calgary

On the banks of Calgary’s meandering Bow River, the elegant boutique Hotel Arts Kensington exudes the motto of Relais et Chateaux…comfort, calm and best of all in my books, cuisine. Their new restaurant, Oxbow, fits that respected organization with Canadian members like Langdon Hall,...

Three Ravens Restaurant + Wine Bar, Banff, Alberta

Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity...

Foreign Concept, Calgary

Few restaurants in Calgary were so anticipated at Foreign Concept. The brain child of Duncan Ly, the feisty chef who struck out on his own after a highly successful stint at Hotel Arts, Foreign Concept burst onto the scene with Chef Jinhee Lee at the helm and Michael Nop. She promptly entered Gold...

Skye Café & Bistro, Regina, Saskatchewan

The dynamic husband and wife team of Chefs Milton Rebello and Louise Lu have named Skye Café & Bistro after their daughter who is  “super proud of her restaurant” and as Milton writes “I do not know any person who critiques our cooking as our five year old.” The dining...