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What is a food tour?

  A food tour is a great way to get to know a place, its people and their way of life – especially what foods they enjoy. In this post we’ll not only look at what is a food tour but also the who, what, when, where and why of our company. The Who We’re…

Summer in Canmore – picnics in the mountains

Summer has arrived in the Canadian Rockies and summer in Canmore, the gateway to the rockies, means picnics for us. A picnic is the best way to celebrate the long nights and warm temperatures. Canmore is teeming with idyllic picnic spots and foodie stops to fill up your picnic basket.

Put on your parka and come eat with us as we launch our Craving Kensington tour for 2018

  by Callandra Caufield What a winter. Crunchy snow, a blizzard or two, and more than our usual share of grey days. There’s only so many nights one can read a book beside the fire. If you are ready for a change, put on your warmest boots and your oh-so-Canadian toque, and come on out…

Long table dinners: a return to farm-to-fork eating

During the brief, glorious summer season, it is recommended that every lover of local food, whether you live in Alberta or are just visiting, sign up for an outdoor, farm-to-fork dinner. This not-to-be-missed Prairie experience generally features a long, communal table set out under a big blue sky in a farmer’s field, and laid with…

What’s on Alberta’s plentiful summer food festival menu? Glad you asked.

The long-awaited languid days of summer are here. Finally. And that means one thing for those of us who love to savour the flavour of anything freshly picked or locally made.  Biting into fresh–picked corn dripping in butter. Popping juicy, purple huckleberries straight from the bush into your mouth, like candy. That first sip of your favourite cold and hoppy craft brew on a hot summer day.   We are spoiled for choice…

Canmore Uncorked – an annual celebration of Canmore’s incredible food culture

Canmore Uncorked is a bit like Christmas. There’s 12 days of fabulous festivities. Only instead of all those maids a milking and lords a leaping, there’s set price menus, free tasting experiences, a whiskey, wine and beer festival, progressive dinners, cooking classes, and of course, our own Canmore Food Tours’ behind the scenes food tours…

Romantic dining in Edmonton for every budget

By Liane Faulder, Edmonton Food Tours guide and writer for The Edmonton Journal The definition of a romantic meal varies widely. Some couples can feel dreamily alone in a noisy and crowded space like El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar (8230 Gateway Blvd.) and others like a padded banquette in a dark corner at…

Romantic Calgary date ideas and restaurants for every budget

February is the month we all think of romantic dinners but why squish all that love into one day or one month each year? Whether it is love for yourself, your family or a certain someone, it really is better to share love any and everyday of the year. Nourish a love affair with yourself,…

The best hot chocolate cafes in Edmonton

Story by Liane Faulder, Edmonton Food Tours Tour Leader and writer for the Edmonton Journal. Far from hunkering down to wait out winter, Edmontonians are famous for getting out and discovering ways to brighten and warm the long, dark season. Here’s a list that celebrates keeping active this winter for visitors and locals alike:   Patio…