Boxes of produce

Wine and Dine in the Okanagan

When it’s all farm-to-table, where do you go?

Kelowna is so well known for its fresh produce, locally sourced foods, and great healthy, organic dining options. The selection is great, but how do you know where to go when they all look so good?! Continue reading “Wine and Dine in the Okanagan”

Kelowna, British Columbia

A Wellness Weekend in Kelowna

Fitting in with Canada’s fittest city

A and I spent a few days in British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan region last week and had the chance to experience some of the best amenities and activities the waterfront town has to offer.

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Charleston Travel Guide: What to see and eat in the Low Country

Canada and cold are practically synonymous, so A and I escaped the sub-zero temperatures for five days earlier this month to the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina. Bye, snow boots; hello, sunglasses!

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Tacos

Eating and Stampeding: Our top Calgary picks

A week in July at one of the world’s biggest festivals in a city we’d never visited was bound to be exciting, but just how great a trip we would have was yet to be known.

The Calgary Stampede, which ran from July 8-17 this year, is an event on many peoples’ bucket lists – if not for the top-tier country music line-up, world-class rodeo acts or epic parade, then for the infamous deep-fried food concoctions and sky-high midway rides.

We went for all those things, and more, which we’ll later get into. But we also learned that Calgary is a city with an impressive food scene and home to innovative, widely recognized chefs creating masterful dishes with a diversity of flavours. Continue reading “Eating and Stampeding: Our top Calgary picks”

REVIEW: Navarra delivers big taste on small plates

Chef René Rodriguez’s Navarra gives a whole new meaning to Tuesday tapas – or any night of the week, for that matter.

The quaint hotspot nestled in the Byward Market on Murray Street serves elegant, refined small plates with bold flavours and bright colours inspired by the chef’s travels to Mexico City, Oaxaca, Latin America and Spain. Continue reading “REVIEW: Navarra delivers big taste on small plates”

Battle of the Burgers

Whenever we eat at a restaurant, our eyes often wander on the menu to see the burger list – hamburger for him and veggie for her. Regardless of whether it’s a higher-end bistro or a greasy-spoon diner, the humble burger has, in recent years, seen a resurgence in popularity. As the #foodies industry has grown on Instagram, so too have the cooks and restaurants that are dishing out mouthwatering, stacked, cheesy, elaborate, and unique burgers.

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