At Thunderbird Café, Gabriel, Breault, and their colleagues work with ingredients sourced from cultivators who understand the historical relationships between Indigenous plants and peoples.
This year, we can expect to see more of the restaurant trends of the last six months—takeout, ghost kitchens, comfort food—but also plenty of innovation.
Skip your usual takeout order and have a little fun in the kitchen this winter with chef-inspired meal kits and gourmet groceries from these seven neighbourhood restaurants and indie retailers across the country.
There seems to be a longing for sweets this time of year, perhaps in an attempt to brighten the bitter winds of winter—but we also need nutrient-dense nourishment to prepare our bodies for the months ahead.
In spite of all the challenges this year, determined restaurateurs are opening new venues offering out-of-the-ordinary dining experiences and excellent takeout options.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: To preserve, to enhance, to welcome. Salt does it all. Side by side comparisons emphasize differences. Fleur de sel sparkles like a dish of diamond chips. Sel gris is moist and looks a bit grubby.
Across Canada, there are great breweries crafting hearty ales, and sausage-makers producing rich and interesting links to accompany them, and it seems Albertans are leading the charge.
Whether you’re enjoying the occasional (and cautious!) meal out, or planning for post-COVID date nights, these new eateries should definitely be on your radar.
Who knew that simply gathering, reminiscing, and connecting over a memorable meal would be a nostalgic luxury of the past?