Alberta

Calgary, AB – Top Chef Canada Dinner at River Cafe

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It was an honour to have four Top Chef contestants from Calgary cook an exclusive 5 course dinner for us in an intimate setting. The Top Chef Canada Ultimate Culinary Weekend dinner was hosted at River Cafe at Prince’s Island Park – one of the city’s most notable fine dining restaurants specializing in regional cuisine.

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Follow Me Foodie to Calgary, Alberta!

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As a Vancouverite, we don’t really care about Calgary, as to why I said “you might not want to Follow Me Foodie here”, but I can honestly say it was a nice surprise. I wasn’t even that surprised though because I was expecting good things. I wouldn’t call it a “culinary destination” yet, but it’s “the little engine that could” and I wouldn’t underestimate it.

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Follow Me Foodie: Evolution of the Stilton Cheesecake

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Its origin may not be officially documented, but the history of the Stilton Cheesecake has strong roots in Vancouver. It was arguably invented in, or at least introduced to, Vancouver at the 1996 opening of Diva at the Met. The creator was Michael Noble, who was the executive chef at the time, but is now chef and proprietor of NOtaBLE in Calgary.

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