Come October, it’s always sad to fold up your shorts, put away your tennis racket and say goodbye to summer. It’s not all bad though…I mean, everyone secretly loves to put on a sweater again, dust off that slick puffy vest (wait, are those things cool or not?) and embrace the new cool fall weather. Well, puffy vest or no
Three years ago, Vancouver’s restaurant scene was riding high on a wave of Olympic optimism. Internationally acclaimed chefs like Daniel Boloud and Jean-Georges Vorichten opened Vancouver satellites, while local cuisiniers indulged their patrons’ ever-more refined palates and ever-deeper pockets. But when Wall Street collapsed and the Winter Games went a billion over budget, the public’s taste for wine lists and
It’s winter and, as we all know, winter never ends. Luckily, a practical modern man’s ardour continues to make its warming presence felt in the fireside months. If such a man also had a lady who could use a little thawing après-ski, he could do worse than to begin by comforting her with a homemade soup matched perfectly to the
A boiling-hot bowl of soup or strong espresso usually does the deed when Calgarians need nourishment on a cold day. Still, when the weather turns truly ghastly again — and it will — you may need something more substantial to fill that icy hole temporarily left in your chest. Next time the galinstan drops below -20°C, consider grabbing one of
Sometimes, on winter’s coldest days, you just want a big hug from your mom. Since your mom’s not always around, and admitting this desire would be somewhat emasculating, we advise that you seek comfort in food, instead. Here, Calgary’s best comfort foods. Mac and Cheese at FARM Forget KD. This is gourmet macaroni and cheese from Calgary cheese-queen Janice Beaton.