The Canadian Beef Experience

Beef. Some would say that it’s the heartbeat of our province (second to energy, perhaps), and our country is known for producing some of the best beef in the world. Our ranchers are undeniably passionate about raising cattle – farming is a lifestyle, not a career. I’m no stranger to the cattle industry, even though […]

Fifteen Minutes of Fame

A few weeks ago, my fiancé and I were out with friends at the Pig & Duke Neighbourhood Pub. It happens to be one of our favourite pubs, and it’s one that never disappoints. While we were there, the owner of the pub approached us and, after some time conversing, he invited the table to […]

Kinjo Sushi & Grill

My boyfriend’s stepfather is a picky eater – not in a bad way, of course. He’s just very particular about his food choices, which counters my predisposition for being a bottomless pit. He loves barbecued chicken, beef tenderloin, and a solid rack of pork ribs. When it comes to eating out, he values simplicity and […]

State & Main Kitchen and Bar

My brother and sister-in-law came to town for the weekend, and we hooked up for dinner and drinks. My brother lives in Edmonton, and last year, we welcomed his beautiful wife into our zany family. They had a small beach wedding in the Mayan Riviera, with family and close friends. It was perfect. We decided […]