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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.

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…

7 Alberta Cideries to Try Right Now

Here are 7 Alberta Cideries to try right now.   Alberta’s cider industry continues to grow and at last count there are over 20 craft cider makers in our province.  Primarily made from fermented apples, you can find hard ciders (alcoholic), non-alcoholic ciders or sweet ciders. And they all come in a wide range of flavours…

7 Alberta Black-Owned Food Businesses

Here’s 7 Alberta black-owned food businesses to support this month and always. February is Black History and this is our way of acknowledging that history in our own province and supporting the talented black food business owners that help us all Eat Alberta Like An Insider. Mojo Jojo Pickle’s Johwanna Alleyne (above center photo), shared…

5 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Here’s 5 last minute Valentine’s Day gifts so you don’t have to scramble.  We’ve got great foodie suggestions sure to win anyone’s heart. Join the team at Ten Degrees Chocolate for a Virtual Valentine’s Date night. The evening comes with a charcuterie box for two and a wine and chocolate tasting lead by the Ten…

5 fun foodie things to do in Calgary for under $15

Here’s 5 fun foodie things to do in Calgary for under $15. It’s all proof that eating, engaging and exploring Calgary’s food scene doesn’t need to be expensive.  You just need someone to show you how to eat like an insider. Try a few entries from this month’s YYC Hot Chocolate Fest. With over 90…

5 Favourite Places for Hot Chocolate in Calgary and Beyond

Here’s our 5 Favourite Places for Hot Chocolate in Calgary and Beyond. February 1, 2022 is the start of Calgary’s YYC Hot Chocolate Fest so we thought we’d give you a preview and share our 5 favourite places to sip and savour chocolate-y goodness, not only in Calgary, but also in places that make it…

Top 7 Food Trends to Watch for in 2022

Here’s the Top 7 food trends to watch for in 2022. At Alberta Food Tours we keep our fingers on the pulse of food news and here’s what we think you’ll be seeing, eating and drinking this year. Alcohol free cocktails and beverage.  This trend came on strong the last few years and will continue…

Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Edmonton

Last week we brought you our favourite vegetarian restaurants in Calgary.  Now, it’s Edmonton’s turn.  And here’s the fun part, some of these places for great vegetarian would be the last place you’d expect to look! Another great thing is they’re very affordable. So take care of yourselves this January and enjoy these fine restaurants…