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Top 10 Places to Eat Vegetarian in Alberta

Here are our Top 10 places to Eat Vegetarian in Alberta.  Yes, Alberta IS known for its excellent beef. But, more and more Albertans and travellers to the province are looking for vegetarian options. We are here to help. The Coup is a Calgary landmark serving local and organic vegetarian options for over 20 years….

Top Brunch Spots In Edmonton

This week, we are sharing our list of the to top brunch spots in Edmonton.  Read on and Brunch On!   We love breakfast any time of day, so we love that District Cafe and Bakery  offers just that. Try their breakfast sandwiches served on homemade milk buns. Central Social Hall (now in three locations)…

Eat the Castle and other Shoulder Season Touring Ideas

We have our award-winning Eat the Castle and other Shoulder Season  Touring ideas for you. But first, Why Is Shoulder Season so Popular? The peak season bustles for a few reasons. Kids are out of school and the weather generally cooperates (snowy for winter sports and warm for almost every other activity). But, those pluses come with…

Top 10 Brunch Spots in Calgary

Start your weekend off right. Visit one of these spots that made it on our Top 10 Brunch Spots in Calgary list. Got one of your own? Let us know. We love hearing from you.  Friends with Benedicts – If you’re looking for a quick but very satisfying brunch, pop into the First Street Market…

10 Canmore Spots to For Hiking Food

  Here’s our list of 10 Spots in Canmore for Hiking Food. Whether you’re heading to the mountains for a day hike, a picnic, or spending the weekend in our favourite little mountain town, we hope this list will help fuel all your fun. 1 . Take a Hike Market – Whether you go for…

Alberta Garlic Growers to Try Now

Here is our ever-growing list of Alberta Garlic Growers.  Hard neck garlic thrives here. Warning: once you’ve tasted this local garlic, there’s no going back! 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. Forge…

Best Food in New Brunswick

What are the best foods in New Brunswick? There’s a bounty of wild food, seafood and home-made, home-grown everything as a reward for detouring off the Trans Canada highway in this place nicknamed, “the drive-through province.” Canada’s only official bilingual province offers up Acadian specialties like poutine râpée, pets de soeur (nun’s farts – sweet…

Food Day Canada Menu

You can celebrate Food Day Canada (Saturday, August 5, 2023) with our special #EatAlbertaFirst Food Day Canada menu (see photos above and recipes below). The late Anita Stewart, founded this day in 2003. That makes this year the 20th anniversary. Food Day Canada was originally called the World’s Longest Barbecue and was launched countrywide in…

Best Food in Quebec

  Finding the Best Food in Quebec is tasty business. This province is home to most of Canada’s maple syrup production, wild foods, blueberry fields, and cranberry bogs. Plus, there’s world class cheese makers and duck farms. From the Gaspe to Quebec City and Montreal, from the Eastern Townships to Mont Tremblant: fine food is…

11 things to do for Alberta Foodies in August

Here are 11 things to do for Alberta Foodies in August.  From festivals, classes, al fresco dinners and restaurant dine-arounds to Open Farm Days, this is the month to take in all the bounty this province has to offer. Starting Thursday, August 3, Taste of Calgary returns for its 24th year. This four-day festival is…

Best Ontario Food and Experiences

When it comes to the Best Ontario Food and Experiences there’s a lot to talk about because this province has Canada’s “green belt” for growing along with a huge population and amazing diversity. Home to Canada’s largest city, Toronto, and the nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario has a long growing season and mild climate throughout the…

15 and counting! U-Pick Farms to Visit in Alberta

This is the list of 10 U-Pick Alberta farms you need right now.  Plus, if you read on, there’s a bonus round. Berries of all kinds are exploding across the province. Bookmark this post to help find the best #eatalbertafirst produce this summer. Solstice Berry Farms in Crossfield has been growing quality saskatoons for 20…