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Eat Alberta Like an Insider Lists

Here’s where we dish out our insider local’s knowledge on all the best places to eat in Alberta.

10 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Here are 10 last minute Mother’s Day gifts every mom would love. The Mother’s Day collection of macarons from Ollia Macarons and Tea. For the spicy mom the Hot Mama collection of hot sauces from Crystal’s Can Co. Take her to Mother’s Day High Tea at the Calgary Farmers Market. Tickets for the Deane House

Top 7 Alberta Lamb Producers

This week we are sharing our Top 7 Alberta Lamb Producers.  We have over 2000 sheep farms in this province.  Find the one nearest you to eat local and like and Alberta Insider. Order you customized box of lamb products right to your doorstep from Lazuli Farms in Camrose. Learn more about their operations on …

Top Alberta Garlic Growers

Here are some of the Top Alberta Garlic Growers because today is National Garlic Day. Fifth Gen Gardens – Grower Kristin Graves is famous for her Garlic Goddess Dip and Smoked Black Garlic. Located near Wetaskiwin, you can order online or join her CSA. Forage and Farm – Cheryl Greisinger, located in Millarville, won a…

Top 10 Easter Treats in Edmonton

Here it is Edmonton,  our Top 10 Easter Treats to get for weekend. Mini Egg Cakes from Sugared and Spiced Baked Goods are as delicious as they are beautiful. The Malted Mini Egg Ice Cream from Made by Marcus is also available in YEG. Jacek Chocolate Couture’s Golden Eggs are the new cream eggs and…

Calgary’s Best Easter Treats

  We have rounded Calgary’s Best Easter Treats with this Top 10 list for your eating pleasure. 1.The Easter Carrot Cake from Sweet Relief Pastries is topped with a garden of Easter meringues. 2. Your guests will go gah, gah over the Chocolate Silk Easter Nest Pie from Pie Junkie. 3. Totally festive are the…

Top 10 Places For Sourdough In Alberta

One heels of National Sourdough Day we wanted to share our Top 10 Places For Sourdough in Alberta. Alberta grows great grains and we’ve got smart bakers taking advantage of that. And, beyond that, sourdough has health benefits.  The natural leavening process that takes place slowly before baking pre-digests the sugars and wheat. It makes…

Top 10 Breakfast Spots in the Rockies

This weekend’s Insider List shares the Top 10 Breakfast Spots in the Rockies.  Weather it’s for the day or the weekend, every great trip to the mountains should start with breakfast at one of these spots. Weekends in Banff mean a stop at Juniper Bistro for the Juniper Benny with house made bannock and brown…

Top 7 Spots for Tacos in Calgary

Here are our top 7 spots for Tacos in Calgary.  Does it feel like everyone around you is booking a vacation to Mexico?  Don’t fret, we have some great locations for authentic tacos right here in Calgary. Tres Marias Mexican Market is one of Calgary’s most authentic bodegas. It is stocked with freshly made tortillas,…

Top Alberta Spots for Pie

Here’s our Top Alberta Spots for Pie. Happy National Pi(e) Day!   Stop into one of the Calgary Pie Junkie locations for a slice the Sour Cherry Pie. At Turner Valley’s Chuckwagon Cafe, save room for a piece of the Coconut Cream. Broxburn Vegetables & Café in Lethbridge is known for its Strawberry Rhubarb Pie….

30 Women-led Alberta Food Businesses

Happy International Women’s Day. Here are 30 woman-led Alberta food businesses we are thrilled to support. There’s something on this list for any appetite. So, go on out and show them some appreciation this week and always. An Edible Life – Canmore Awn Kitchen – Edmonton Café Mosaics – Edmonton Canela Bakery – Calgary Cluck…