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Charcuterie board with local ingredients from the foodies dream Mount Engadine Lodge

A Foodie’s Dream at Mount Engadine

November 15, 2019 3:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The luxurious mountain lodge, Mount Engadine is a foodies dream. It’s tucked away in Spray Valley Provincial Park. Nestled in an alpine valley next to its namesake peak. This hidden gem offers a unique contrast. It has the all-inclusive creature comforts of a modern ski resort. In addition, it has complete access to the wild... View Article

Selections from the lunch special at Silver Dragon in Banff

Local Lunch Favourite: Silver Dragon Chinese Restaurant

January 31, 2017 10:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Visitors that crave Asian cuisine quickly figure out that long established Silver Dragon is the best Chinese restaurant in Banff. Travellers appreciate their huge menu that features expertly prepared and artistically presented Cantonese, Peking and Szechwan selections. Locals also flock to Silver Dragon to satisfy their appetite for Chinese food. They come for dinner with... View Article

Wine from Lake Breeze in BC at Banff's Big Taste

Banff’s Big Taste: An Ultimate Foodie Event

January 24, 2017 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Once inside the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, it was easy to find the Grand Tasting Hall for the third annual Banff’s Big Taste — we just followed our noses. Enticing smells from the night’s à la minute prepared food led us to in the Castle in the Rockies’ elegant Riverview Room. Over a dozen local restaurants each offered two food samples paired... View Article

Rare steak from Chucks Steakhouse

New Beef on the Block

December 12, 2016 2:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Alberta is no stranger to great steak, and neither is Banff. The town has many steakhouses to choose from if you want anything from an open-faced steak sandwich to a premium steak. The newest, Chuck’s Steakhouse, recently joined the crowd on Banff Ave. Shortly after its opening, I spoke with owner Mike Mendelman and executive... View Article

Beautiful Plating at Eden Restaurant Banff

More Than Just a Pretty Plate: Eden Restaurant

October 10, 2016 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Food presentation at Eden is exceptional. Herbs are arranged as ‘mini gardens’; delicate vegetable curls are placed among fine cuts of meat. But there’s more to fine dining just than just making it look nice, as chef de cuisine Abraham Mannakuzhil explains. Flavour First “Plating is something that comes together when we’ve decided on flavour,”... View Article

Gourmet burger and wedges at Whitehorn Bistro

Elevated Dining at Whitehorn Bistro

July 14, 2016 9:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Lake Louise is a hiker’s paradise in summer. While I hike elsewhere in the Canadian Rockies, I always find the mountains most impressive here. After your adventures, refuel with a meal at Whitehorn Bistro at the Lake Louise Ski Resort. The housemade Signature Whitehorn Burger is a fan favourite at the bistro, located at the... View Article

Pouring a cocktail at Park Distillery in Banff

Booze-Infused Night at Park Distillery

June 4, 2016 10:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

First impressions told me Park Distillery was unique: campfire-inspired cuisine, a lodge-like building and housemade spirits that make this the only distillery in a Canadian National Park. I ate there with friends one Friday evening. The weekend had brought glamorous out-of-towners and dressed-down locals to the chic Banff Avenue venue furnished with cabin accents. Seating... View Article