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10 Unique Places to Stay in Alberta

Here are 10 unique places to stay in Alberta. Whether you’re into glamping in the Rockies or you’d like to spend a night in an Indigenous Tipi, Alberta has some options to add surprise and delight to your holiday plans. Edmonton and North 1. About 90 minutes north of Edmonton, in Smoky Lake Alberta, Metis…

Alberta’s Best Pizza Slice

Wondering where to get Alberta’s best pizza slice? Good news! Our Alberta Food Tours team loves pizza almost as much as we love doughnuts. So, here’s our list of the best pizza slices from Calgary to Edmonton and Banff to Canmore.   Calgary Fourteen years since opening, UNA Pizza has four Calgary locations and one in…

Best Afternoon Tea Spots in Alberta

Here are the best afternoon tea spots in Alberta. From buttery scones and finger sandwiches to little cakes and petite fours, we love tea service in an elegant atmosphere. Alberta’s offerings will surprise and delight and with Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to dig out your bow tie or dust off your…

Best New Alberta Beers

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, here’s our list of the Best New Alberta Beers.  We searched Alberta high and low for fresh flavours from the talented brewmasters working with the world’s best malted barley, Alberta-grown, Alberta’s own! Peace River Brewing’s Irish Red is perfect for St. Paddy’s Day. This beer, released to celebrate…

Recipes for Easter Brunch

  Here’s four fabulous recipes for Easter Brunch. They are from our President, Karen Anderson’s quintessential Alberta cookbook, Eat Alberta First. And we hope they help you do just that. Berbon Glazed Ham Makes: 10 to 12 servings Takes: 2 – 3 hours Our dear friends Nicole Liboiron-Coles (our community manager and the chief photographer…

The Best Doughnuts In Alberta

Here’s our list of the best doughnuts in Alberta.  Did you know Canadians eat more doughnuts per capita than any other country?  We’ve done extensive doughnut research to find the best places in our province. After all, Albertans love doughnuts as much as the rest of Canada and we’re here to  help you Eat Alberta…

Lunar New Year Recipes

Are you looking for some wildly delicious Lunar New Year Recipes? Do you wonder about the meaning of the foods eaten to celebrate Lunar New Year? We are happy to share both the meaning of those foods and a few recipes from our president, Karen Anderson’s, cookbook, Eat Alberta First. Food Symbolism at Lunar New…

The Best Alberta Chocolate for Valentines

  Here is our list of the Best Alberta Chocolate for Valentines. Whether you call it Galentine’s, Palentine’s, or Valentine’s it’s a day to celebrate LOVE and we’re into that. Give some locally made chocolate. It’ll do your heart good. Jacek Chocolate Couture in Sherwood Park has a limited edition chocolate LOVE box with an…

Eat Alberta First – Recipes for a Complete Turkey Dinner

Whether you are cooking turkey dinner for the first or fortieth time, these Eat Alberta First Recipes for a Complete Turkey Dinner will be a great help. They are from our founder, Karen Anderson’s, new cookbook Eat Alberta First and they are sure to have some great tips for pulling it all off with panache….

5 Last Minute Gifts for the Alberta Food Lover

Attention last minute shoppers!  Our Eat Alberta First store has great last minute gift ideas for your loved ones. Cozy Up with a Good Book from our Eat Alberta First Store.  Eat Albert First, the Gourmand Award Winning Cookbook is the perfect gift for the home cook. Enjoy a round of our self-guided food tour…

10 Best Hotel Bars in Alberta

We have sought and found the 10 best hotel bars in Alberta.  These are great spots to make new friends or gather with old ones. Enjoy a cocktail or mocktail and soak up the ambiance of these 10 beloved Alberta bars. Rundle Bar in the Fairmont Banff Springs – Stunning views in a timeless setting. …

Alberta Holiday Gift Guide 2023

We are so happy to bring you our Alberta Holiday Gift Guide for 2023. From cookbooks to experiences and stellar designs, we’ve got a sleigh load of ideas for you. 1. Jump on this! Start the season early on Friday, December 15 from 3 to 6pm.. Take friends, your sweetheart, or family on our Eat…