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Alberta Culinary

What is Alberta’s food story?

It is time to stop and taste Alberta’s food again like you are tasting it for the first time. That’s not as easy as it sounds because when something has been right in front of you your whole life you don’t see it – let alone taste it – for the truly unique thing that it is. On our food tours we ask our guests what is Alberta’s food?  Beef is the first thing they think of. They are surprised to learn that cattle have only been in Alberta for about 160 years. We explain that they are an exotic Scottish import. Before there were fences, Montana cowboys “drove” them here in search of grazing lands. Bison is the animal that was formed with this land. There is archeological evidence that the first bison crossed from Asia over a land bridge 120,000 years…

Calgary Food Tours highlighted on Trending on Shaw

Thanks two Phoenix and senior reporter Lisa Wolansky at Trending on Shaw for the fun opportunity to talk about what we do at Calgary Food Tours Inc. and to share some of our favourite local food products. It was my first time on live television. Did I seem nervous? I wasn’t. But, only because Lisa…

Calgary Food Tours featured in a Taste Trekkers interview

Here’s a fun Taste Trekkers profile of Calgary Food Tours Inc. from a 5 question interview with owner Karen Anderson. Have a quick read. Did you learn any fun new facts about Calgary’s food scene? We’ve got lots more where that came from. Calgary is filled with crazy good chow to tell you about.