Members of Calgary’s food truck fleet operate almost year round. Often found in and around the downtown, these mobile eateries are also regularly sighted at festivals and special events. Track their movements with precision by downloading the Calgary Street Food App —streetfoodapp.com/calgary.
A surprising number of Calgary restaurants specialize in fish and chips as well as a good number of eateries that serve especially good takes on this staple comfort dish. The following spots serve especially good fish and chips.
Hot dogs and sausages aren’t just for summertime grilling or easy kids’ meals. Plenty of meat-happy haunts around the city are dressing them up in new and delicious ways as well as simply refining the classics. Read on to get the skinny on our favourite franks.
With the first snowfall of the season in the books and chilly fall days having arrived in Calgary, summer is over and Thanksgiving 2017 is here. A lot of eateries have specials for the holiday – so reunite with your most comfortable pants and dig in. [Photo credit: iStock]
If “animals are our friends, not food” is a life mantra you live by, then the inaugural VegFest at Shaw Millennium Park in Calgary on Sept. 23 is your can’t-miss food festival this fall. Between the local live music and guest speakers, these participating local merchants will be there to serve up tasty vegan dishes and treats to sample.
One of the most festive Calgary events of the summer, Marda Gras is a New Orleans-themed street festival that runs August 13, 2017, in the heart of the Marda Loop community. Since Marda Loop is one of the best dining communities in the city, make sure to stop in to one of these eateries while you’re in the area.
With Calgary’s warm weather (hopefully) here to stay, the city’s food truck scene is entering its busiest time of year. Since there are so many delicious mobile eateries to choose from, YYC Food Trucks has organized Picnic in the Park, a two-day food frenzy that takes place May 27 and 28 in Murdock Park in Bridgeland. Here are six food trucks you need to check out while you’re there. [Photo credit: YYC Food Trucks]
Besides being polite and helping others, few things are more Canadian than poutine – so indulge in your national pride during Calgary Poutine Week 2017, scheduled to run from April 21 to 29. Best of all, each poutine sold at a participating restaurant during the week sends a free meal to a person in need by Mealshare. Here are seven places – one for every day of the week – to grab some poutine during this charitable time.
Whether you’re a diehard foodie or a hungry passerby, the news of a restaurant opening offers diners exciting and new possibilities and experiences. While it’s impossible to keep track of all of the new eateries popping up in our fair city, here are just a few of the most talked-about in 2017. Photo credit: Kevin Yang for Provision Restaurant
Haunted by a childhood where lunchtime meant a PB and J or ham and cheese on soggy Wonder Bread? These restaurants will make you rethink the sandwich and have you looking forward to lunch again.
Shawarma – a Middle Eastern dish consisting of roasted meat shaved off of a spit and usually served in a pita wrap sandwich or as part of a meal platter – has become a grab n’ go staple food in countries all over the world. These Calgary spots serve up some of the best shawarma in the city with all of the traditional accouterments as well as other favourite Middle Eastern dishes. [Image credit: iStock.com/Lauri Patterson]
Calgary is a city that loves its pizza, but over the last half decade, the number of delicious and creative pizza joints here has exploded. Below are just a few of the best spots in town in which to enjoy premium pizza pies. Image credit: iStock.com/zoranam.
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