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Christmas Dinner at Mount Engadine Lodge

December 1, 2019 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We chatted to Chef Anthony Glasgow, who is planning a truly Canadian backcountry-style feast for the special day. On Christmas Eve, guests will be treated to a specialized coq au vin, with fresh pheasant breast replacing the usual chicken. Mount Engadine is pulling out all the stops on Christmas Day with free-range, organic turkeys that... View Article

Conchiglie

Refined Dining at La Terrazza

January 17, 2019 10:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are so many choices for dinner in Banff. It can be difficult to find something both elegant and delicious that still maintains the relaxed atmosphere so indicative of the area. Welcome to La Terrazza. Refined dining meets the mountains. This place has it all. This was my first time at La Terrazza. I’ve stayed at... View Article

Nourish Tree

Feel Good Food at Nourish Bistro

December 19, 2018 11:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This post is a big deal for me because it marks when I went on my first ever solo business lunch to Nourish Bistro in Banff. Nourish’s reputation tends to proceed itself and I knew I was in for a treat. I love the atmosphere. I especially liked the birch tree that adorns the entrance... View Article

Spaghetti Factory Seafood Alfredo

Trusted and True: The Old Spaghetti Factory

November 26, 2018 11:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Old Spaghetti Factory is a classic local’s hangout just off Main Street in downtown Banff. This place is known for its family friendly atmosphere and its generous portions of good food. One of the best things about the Spaghetti Factory? I could come in ripe from guiding a 6-day backcountry excursion and they would... View Article

The Grizzly House Menu

The Grizzly House Dining Experience: Celebrating 50 years in Banff

October 18, 2018 11:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

For those of you who have experienced the Grizzly House in Banff, you know. You just know.  For the rest of you: it’s more than just a meal, it’s an experience. I went to the Grizzly House on a work date with Andrea, our wonderful does-everything-and-keeps-us-going-in-the-office administrator. We met Francis, one of the owners, working... View Article

Coyotes breakfast

Starting the Day Southwest Style

October 2, 2018 12:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I found myself in Banff bright and early and I knew I needed to fuel up before facing the meetings I had arranged. Fortunately, I decided to go to Coyotes. Nestled just off Main Street, this cozy restaurant has a big heart and big flavours. Coyotes combines real, fresh ingredients with southwestern flare to create... View Article

Banff Gondola Townsite View

Dining at the Banff Gondola

June 27, 2018 12:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Banff Gondola – fantastic views, great food, and friendly and helpful staff. When looking for something special to do in Banff, look no further than the Brewster Pursuit’s Banff Gondola. I took advantage of the Mother’s Day brunch in mid-May to host my family. The weather was perfect; sunny and warm with the odd cotton-ball... View Article

The Bison Sourdough

Best of Banff: the Bison Restaurant

January 19, 2018 1:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re looking for a restaurant where bright and airy meets romantic and rustic, look no further than the Bison. The restaurant boasts natural light thanks to three walls worth of windows, and the recently renovated space now gives customers an intimate look into the kitchen where the seasonal, regional, and Canadian menu items are... View Article

Banff Chefs

Table Talk with Two Top Banff Chefs

August 14, 2017 2:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fairmont Banff Springs executive chef jW Foster and Banff Hospitality Collective culinary director Michael Lehmkuhl have remarkable jobs. Between the two, they oversee the food and kitchens at 21 restaurants. Chef jW Foster All are welcome to dine at the Fairmont Banff Springs’ (aka Castle in the Rockies) 12 venues that range from their golf... View Article