Food & Drink

Memorable meals crafted by top chefs - Alberta's dining scene features cutting edge, innovative and inspired menus that focus on regional cooking themes and locally-sourced sustainable ingredients. Palate pleasing dining experiences abound in Alberta from fine dining restaurants to casual bistros and ethnic eateries. Visitors savour the flavours of juicy home-grown Alberta beef, game meats, wild fish and garden market vegetables prepared with locally-grown fresh herbs and served alongside craft beers and unique cottage wines. 
Feature Neighbourhood: Bear Street, Banff
March 20, 2017

Feature Neighbourhood: Bear Street, Banff

Banff's main drag, Banff Avenue is flush with tourists year round, but locals roam the streets parallel to the main drag. Bear Street is a hip alcove dotted with galleries and organic outposts. 


From Seed to Sip
March 20, 2017

From Seed to Sip

Situated along Whisky Row (a notorious prohibition-era strip created a century ago) in the tiny town of Turner Valley lies Alberta’s first craft distillery and their commitment to the history in those hills has them preserving traditional farming techniques. 


Grow it, Make it, Bake it
March 19, 2017

Grow it, Make it, Bake it

Once spring has sprung, producers across the Province take to the streets and stalls sharing their creations at the many farmers’ markets across the province.
 


Feature Neighbourhood: Edmonton's 104th Street Promenade
January 05, 2017

Feature Neighbourhood: Edmonton's 104th Street Promenade

Stretching from the former railroad tracks to the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton’s 104th Street Promenade is a historic enclave, not to mention cosmopolitan hood.


Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies
January 05, 2017

Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

You know how pride festivals work in big cities.  Jasper Pride takes it beyond the predictable parade and party, and throws one of North America’s most unique LGBTQ celebrations. 


Romance is in the Frosty Air
January 05, 2017

Romance is in the Frosty Air

It’s easy to be romantic when spring is in the air, but here in Alberta, we heat things up during our cool months with these romantic excursions:


Introducing Deane House
October 27, 2016

Introducing Deane House

Acclaimed restaurateur and chef open dynamic new restaurant and bar in Inglewood, bringing even more character to Calgary's oldest neighbourhood.


Northern brewpub distils The Beast into good for Fort McMurray
October 26, 2016

Northern brewpub distils The Beast into good for Fort McMurray

Fort MacMurray's Wood Buffalo Brewing Co. will take peated malt scorched by the wildfire to distill Whisky.


From Grain to Glass
October 14, 2016

From Grain to Glass

Alberta’s craft beer scene continues to evolve with new micro-breweries opening on a frequently basis. Frothy trails are found in rural areas, in addition to our major cities. 


East-End Attraction
October 14, 2016

East-End Attraction

Contender for the trendiest neighbourhood in Calgary, the East Village is Calgary's newest community drawing crowds from all over.


 

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