January 16, 2020

It was the perfect place to warm up last night, launching Kensington’s Free House.  It’s a beer hall, bright and spacious with lots of hanging plants and big communal tables. It also happens to have some serious good eats; chef-driven items like roasted bone marrow wit...

January 15, 2020

Only two weeks old, YUM bakery and bistro opened quietly on January 2, 2020. It’s a bright and open space, with several booths on the side and plenty of tables with window views.  

Lunching there yesterday, we absolutely loved the very Instagrammable toast board, all th...

January 15, 2020

A media preview at the brand new Nupo and Eight restaurants, in the East Village by Calgary’s Chef Darren MacLean of Calgary’s Japanese style, Shokunin restaurant.

Chef MacLean gained recent notoriety competing as Canada’s sole contender on the Netflix programme, T...

December 17, 2019

Deee-licious Mat’s Diner! Way more than a diner, this is breakfast all day with a bonus of amazing Indian dishes too.  I really loved its warm and friendly atmosphere, perfect for the Kensington food scene.  I don’t venture across the river that much, unless I’m at Jub...

January 14, 2019

Mark your calendars Calgary! President Barack Obama is coming to town and pre-sale tickets are now released on Ticketmaster. Special codes are required (see below).

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 5, 2019/12 Noon

Code: President or Shaw

Location: Scotiabank Saddledome 


March 16, 2018

I love a good wine dinner, the kind where food and wine matches are thoughtfully planned.  Last night's media event at Cardinale was no exception. Coriole Wine from McLaren Vale, South Australia paired with house-made arancini, spaghetti, and pork stuffed with haz...

March 7, 2018

Today we indulged in a Big Taste meal at Provision. We had a three course lunch ($28) which started with Caeser Salad, then Ricotta gnocchi with roasted mushroom, kale and truffled parmesan, finished with carrot cake with sweet butter, cream cheese, and candied nuts. 

February 27, 2018

Las night we were treated to kick off the 2018 Whisky Club at Hayden Block. For $75 per person, you get five whisky tastings and a whole lot of BBQ.  March 6, April 3, May 8, Sept 11, Oct 2...32 spots available.

February 23, 2018

Friday night with Frida Kahlo, one of our President's Circle membership perks with The Glenbow Museum gets us first access and private tours of their latest exhibits. Starting off with cocktails and canapés, then we toured around the exhibit which chronicled her incred...

February 21, 2018

The official opening of Saks Fifth Avenue is around the corner. We were lucky enough to attend the private shopping night courtesy of RBC and Visa Infinite. 

The store looks beautiful, and has many high end designers while also catering to casual, menswea...

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