A Visit to the Chuck Wagon Cafe

Hearing about the Chuck Wagon Cafe from one of our reliable Alberta informants and further recommended by a “You Gotta Eat Here” episode, we were eager to experience the tradition.  After a relatively short drive to south and west to Turner Valley we were welcomed and lead to our table at the Cafe. Our timing…

Wing and a Prayer

Word trickled into us about a popular place to go for plentiful, flavourful and inexpensive chicken wings served in a  dizzying array of styles,spices and sauces to dress them up.  Always looking for a chance at enjoying great wings we headed to a place called Mug Shotz Sports Bar and Grill to see what all the fuss…

Free Food no Dishes!

Since we have moved thousands of miles away from our family and friends there has been a sharp reduction in invitations for dinner.  Fortunately for us we discovered a Facebook promotion that was offering a free dinner for two at a Via Cibo in advance of the grand opening of their new Alberta location. A quick…

Calgary Farmers Market

Farmers markets used to be a place where one would go to find the freshest produce around, sometimes for a deal.  With the increasing demand for local foods and eating healthy, farmers markets have become a mecca for the socially conscious and heath minded.  Calgary’s farmer’s market is no exception. Saturday mornings the farmer’s market is bustling with…