Food


Chong Fat – Calgary, Alberta

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

We’ve been going to this little noodle place for years, and I’ve actually never knew the name of Chong Fat as we had a nickname for them… which directly translates to “big bowl of noodles”. But, because this place is usually opened only during lunch hours, I’ve been having a harder time to get to, […]

Peking Ginger Restaurant – Canmore, Alberta

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

We were having family in Canmore for a family function, so we decided to scope out some Chinese restaurants to make sure they’re worthy of bringing family there. One of our stops was the Peking Ginger right on Bow Valley Trail. Parking wasn’t too bad as it there was a little parking lot in front […]

Café Mondo – Jasper, Alberta

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

We saw a great deal to stay in Jasper, so we didn’t pass it down. In the morning, we wanted a quick brunch which meant it wasn’t too busy. We walked right into Cafe Mondo and it is right on Patricia Street with street parking nearby. My husband loves soup and we went for a […]

Homemade Steamed Spareribs 排骨

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

This month, I decided I was going to make one of my favourite dim sum dishes, Steamed Spareribs and I was excited about the way it turned out! It was fall off the bone tender, and still juicy and delicious! Ingredients: 1 lb spareribs 1 tbsp black bean sauce (or fermented black beans smashed) 1 […]

Bazille (Nordstrom) – Calgary, Alberta

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

I was doing some shopping one afternoon at Chinook Centre when I felt like stopping for a snack. I happened to be going towards Norstrom, so I went into their restaurant upstairs called Bazille It wasn’t a big place, but it wasn’t too busy when we went, so it worked out well for us. The […]

3Q Teahouse – Calgary, Alberta

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

We decided to grab a snack/light dinner one evening and saw a new place called 3Q Teahouse which was recommended by some friends. They told us the owner was actually Taiwanese, so the drinks should be good. There was parking available as the time frame when we went, all the other businesses were closed, or […]

Le La Vietnamese Restaurant – Calgary, Alberta

Monday, January 25th, 2016

We often drive by Le La Vietnamese Restaurant and always wanted to hop in! We finally did, and we set our exceptions low as we didn’t do any prior research to this restaurant! There’s tons of parking and there a lot of tables inside, but it wasn’t busy when we went as it was right […]

Grumans Catering & Delicatessen – Calgary, Alberta

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

We had a weekend where we wanted smoked meat sandwiches and we ventured to pretty much downtown at a place called Grumans. There wasn’t really parking outside so you do need to find street parking, which isn’t bad on weekends! Once we got parked, we waited for a bit for a table as this place […]

Smashburger: McKenzie Towne – Calgary, Alberta

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

We were in the middle of moving and we decided we needed to grab something filling, quick and close as we had a few things lined up that was time sensitive. We decided we would go and try Smashburger in McKenzie Towne and it was amazing! We went at an odd time, so there was […]

Thai Pagoda – Canmore, Alberta

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

I was wanting some Thai food, as we recently had some that was quite disappointing. We found Thai Pagoda which is in Canmore on the main avenue of Bow Valley Trail and it’s not a large place and there’s parking outside. I knew I wanted their hot soup as it was a chilly day, so […]