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  • Granary Road

    FOOD AND THE CITY Granary Road, a new farmers' market, opens this weekend south of Calgary

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    A new farmers’ market opens this weekend in the foothills south of Calgary. A few minutes off Highway 22X, a left and a right and another left down rural roads, past cows, farmhouses and rolling fields, Granary Road houses a public market with more than 30 vendors and fast-casual dining options

    Posted: Aug 26, 2017 8:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 27, 2017 11:38 AM ET
  • Black Dog Bakery

    FOOD AND THE CITY Chelsea Radke of Black Dog Bakery eats to the beat

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    A love of music has inspired Calgary pastry chef Chelsea Radke to combine two of her favourite things into a small business she loves. Each cookie, cake and tub of frosting is inspire by or named after a song or band.

    Posted: Aug 11, 2017 6:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017 12:27 PM ET
  • Karen Kong

    FOOD AND THE CITY Pastry chef Karen Kong has some fun with her food

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    She loves butter and playing with ingredients that inspire a sense of nostalgia, sandwiching them between layers of flaky pastry.

    Posted: Jul 31, 2017 6:58 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 05, 2017 9:50 PM ET
  • Bhullar, Willis, Gohill, Anderson & Sengupta

    FOOD AND THE CITY Calcutta Cricket Club brings cosmopolitan flavours of India to Calgary

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    It’s not very often a new restaurant comes along that has the air of a Wes Anderson movie, a tiger above the bar and dried grass patio umbrellas reminiscent of Gilligan’s Island.

    Posted: Jul 29, 2017 1:18 PM ET
  • Eric Hudson

    FOOD AND THE CITY At Meat and Bread, good sandwiches are a family affair

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    Don't let the lineup at Meat and Bread deter you — with just four sandwiches and a couple of sides on the menu, you'll eat your way through it quickly.

    Posted: Jul 21, 2017 5:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2017 1:53 PM ET
  • Alison and Meagan of Raw Eatery and Market

    FOOD AND THE CITY YYC Growers share 150 faces of YYC

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    The face of farming is changing in Alberta, and YYC Growers — a Calgary co-operative of 18 urban and small rural farms — is inspiring people to reconsider the traditional image of a farmer. It's launched a social media campaign celebrating those who grow and raise our food in and around the city.

    Posted: Jun 30, 2017 8:00 PM ET
  • Lourdes Juan Leftovers Calgary

    Food and the City Lourdes Juan gives food a second chance with Leftovers Calgary

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    The arrival of Stampede brings thoughts of corn dogs and mini doughnuts, but for Lourdes Juan it's an opportunity to rescue tons of food before it hits the landfill or compost bin.

    Posted: Jun 16, 2017 3:51 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 16, 2017 6:10 PM ET
  • Carina Moran

    FOOD AND THE CITY Making cannoli runs in the family

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    Carina Moran and her husband Joel decided to turn the family recipe into a family business, starting out at home and then opening Sweet Capone's Italian Bakery in historic downtown Lacombe with her parents, Deborah and Claude Solda.

    Posted: Jun 11, 2017 10:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 11, 2017 10:08 AM ET
  • Liisa Hawes

    FOOD AND THE CITY Liisa Hawes doesn't let apples fall far from the tree

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    East Village Junction, a new pop-up container market, opened on Thursday afternoon, taking over an empty lot across the street from Studio Bell. In the corner, the Apple Lady snagged a spot and will be offering up her fresh produce all summer long.

    Posted: Jun 03, 2017 12:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 04, 2017 11:31 AM ET
  • Sylvia Johnston

    FOOD AND THE CITY Eat to the beat at the Cornerstone Music Cafe

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    There’s a tiny music school in Deer Ridge, near the entrance to Fish Creek Park, that has been in the same spot for 27 years — the first occupant of a strip mall built almost three decades ago.

    Posted: May 27, 2017 12:00 PM ET
  • Lancelot Monteiro

    FOOD AND THE CITY Urban Butchers for a new generation

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    Heading to your favourite butcher for a piece of flank steak or a Frenched rack of lamb is hardly a new concept, but the tradition has become lost in the era of grocery store super centres.

    Posted: May 20, 2017 12:00 PM ET
  • Rob Johnston Kai Salimaki

    FOOD AND THE CITY Ox Bar de Tapas: A taste of Barcelona in the Beltline

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    Ox and Angela has undergone an extreme makeover, but it's stuck to its Spanish roots with big, bold flavours dished out on small, shareable plates.

    Posted: May 13, 2017 6:00 PM ET read comments
  • Andrew Bullied, Erica O’Gorman

    FOOD AND THE CITY Annex Ale Project aiming for 'butcher shop model' microbrewery

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    The latest addition to Calgary's burgeoning craft beer scene isn't planning to make simple beers.

    Posted: May 05, 2017 8:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 05, 2017 8:15 PM ET
  • Paul Campanella of Sugo

    FOOD AND THE CITY Cheesemaking far from a lost art at Sugo Caffe Italia

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    Paul Campanella grew up in a village of about 6,000 a couple hours from Rome, and has been making cheese for about 35 years, when he stops to count.

    Posted: Apr 28, 2017 7:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 29, 2017 3:31 PM ET
  • Rouge 150 Canada celebrations

    FOOD AND THE CITY Rouge celebrates Canada's 150th by feeding guests coast to coast

    by Julie Van Rosendaal

    At Rouge Restaurant in Inglewood, they’re celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation the way they do it best — by highlighting ingredients and techniques from provinces and regions across the country throughout the year.

    Posted: Apr 15, 2017 1:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Apr 15, 2017 1:29 PM ET


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