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The best take-out hot chocolate in Edmonton

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Story by Liane Faulder, Edmonton Food Tours Tour Leader 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 fare Dining au plein isn’t restricted…

Best Bars in Edmonton for a Woman to Enjoy a Drink Alone

  Best Bars in Edmonton for a Woman to Enjoy a Drink Alone By Liane Faulder, Alberta Food Tours Inc. Tour Leader and food writer for the Edmonton Journal Sometimes a girl feels like getting out for a glass of wine and a nibble, but the thought of downing a beer and a plate of…

Five coffee bars we love in Edmonton

Five Coffee Bars We Love Written By Liane Faulder, Alberta Food Tours Inc. Tour Leader and food writer for the Edmonton Journal Photos By Karen Anderson, Alberta Food Tours Inc. President Edmonton has a terrific independent coffee culture that’s built up over the last decade. Here is a whiff of the caffeinated landscape in our…

Five dishes we love at Anju restaurant in Calgary

Calgary’s food culture is greatly enhanced by the fact that one in six Albertans are born outside of Canada. Chef Roy Oh, owner and chef at Anju Restaurant, was born in Edmonton but his parents immigrated from Korea. Chef Oh learned to cook from his mother. And from a few years at the school of hard…

Cocktails and car-camping in Alberta with food journalist Lisa Monforton

What fun to wake up today and read a Calgary Herald article by Lisa Kadane featuring one of our talented tour leaders, local food editor and writer, Lisa Monforton. Check out Lisa’s recipe for a Mountain Air Martini and enjoy the article: Car-Camping Cocktails. We live a great life in Calgary and camping and time…

Real fruit popsicles from Better at the Cherry Pit in the Calgary Farmers’ Market

Better Popsicles at The Cherry Pit - photo credit - Karen Anderson Sensationally summer, that’s how these iconic summer treats taste. These bold and beautiful popsicles sell for $5.00 at Better by the Cherry Pit at The Calgary Farmers’ Market. Sharla Dube, the owner of the Cherry Pit, says…

Food Artisans of Alberta – Calgary’s Decadent Dessert’s Pam Fortier and her coconut cupcakes

Decadent Desserts coconut cupcake This is a coconut cupcake from Decadent Desserts and it’s got our vote as one of the best things to eat in Alberta. Owner Pam Fortier started making these especially for Calgary Food Tours because she knows how much we love the giant version that is a…