Tag: Restaurants

Boston Pizza, Calgary Style

Going to Boston Pizza in Calgary, when the chain’s head office is in Richmond BC, when I’m Vancouver-based makes little sense except for 2 reasons. It was near my hotel and my friend’s house, specifically 232-6455 MacLeod Trail SW. And, it is very kid friendly. While the adults did the “blah blah I haven’t seen you in years blah blah” there was a substantial colouring and games book to amuse the younger patrons, along with a children’s menu. Perhaps one of the signs of either the rise or fall of civilization in Alberta is the 32 oz schooner of beer. […]

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5 Red Deer Restaurants Worth Visiting

Red Deer! There’s Stuff to Eat in Red Deer?! La Casa Pergola: Located downtown (a district that most Red Deerians try to avoid due to increased vagrancy) sits a small, unassuming, and delicious Italian restaurant that defies all the odds and really delivers a great meal. Though open for lunch, this fine dining restaurant really hits its mark in the evening when its diners have some time to spare. It has become famous for its Italian Lobster Fries (imagine a poutine with a hearty dollop of langostina) and completely nails its rack of lamb, Rosetta Agnello, (generously seasoned in rosemary, […]

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5 Secrets of Waterton Alberta

Kayla of Waymarker Hospitality who represents Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort, Crandell Mountain Lodge and Aspen Village provides her favourite “secrets” of the Waterton Lakes National Park area. Snowshoe into Crandell Lake in the winter and picnic in the camp shelter Rent a paddle boat or canoe from Cameron Lake Boat rentals Enjoy delicious coffee, healthy food options and free wifi from the relaxing and cozy Pearl’s Cafe Do the Crypt Lake Hike, which was rated one of Canada’s best hikes in the past Take the International Boat Cruise with Waterton Shoreline Cruise Co. to Goat Haunt, Montana  

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Rocky Mountain House in a Hurry

The editors of this website asked local businesses for the essential recommendations for Rocky Mountain House. We asked them: “If you imagine that someone has come to you and they are on a totally tight time line, and asked you these questions, what would you tell them?” 1. Where should I eat that I should not miss in Rocky Mountain House? Answer:Pappa’s Cook House, Hwy 11 2. If I only have time for one outdoor activity, what should I see or do in Rocky Mountain House? Answer:The Historical Site: Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site of Canada 3. Is there […]

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Waterton Alberta in a Hurry

The editors of this website asked local businesses for the essential recommendations for Waterton. We asked them: “If you imagine that someone has come to you and they are on a totally tight time line, and asked you these questions, what would you tell them?” 1. Where should I eat that I should not miss in Waterton? Answer:Bel Lago Ristorante, 110 Waterton Ave., Waterton Park, AB 2. If I only have time for one outdoor activity, what should I see or do in Waterton? Answer:Go hiking! 3. Is there a museum or cultural site that is a must-see to represent […]

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