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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

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 also has a big heart and big flavours. Furthermore, Coyotes combines real, fresh ingredients with southwestern flare... 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

5 Patios to Sip and Savour the Views

July 3, 2017 2:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Banff is known for its world famous mountain views. Enjoy them in all their glory as you sit back with a coffee, cocktail or full meal on these summer patios. Each has their own perspective of the Rockies (and selection of delectable treats) – we couldn’t choose just one! Adjust Your Altitude with Three Mountain Patios... 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

The Bison Restaurant Banff

Upscale Dining at The Bison

August 4, 2016 4:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Special occasions always call for an evening at The Bison. Whenever I’m asked for a “local” recommendation, The Bison is first to come to mind. The relaxed yet romantic atmosphere paired with a menu to suit any palate makes this restaurant a prime choice for locals and visitors alike. The Bison’s food is known for... View Article

Bear St Tavern Banff Pizza

Light Lunch at the Bear Street Tavern

May 17, 2016 11:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“What do you want for lunch?” This question has stumped many a hesitant diner. Fortunately for me, it’s a pretty easy choice when I’m in Banff. With a surplus of patios and heaps of delicious fare, I can always find something to suit. On this particular day, a few friends of mine were passing through Banff... View Article