Annie’s Bakery and Cafe – Calgary, Alberta

We quite enjoy wandering through Fish Creek Park in Calgary. There's always things to see around! We've always walked by Annie's Bakery and never got a chance to go in. This one time, we made an effort to come here during their opening season, and we're glad we did!
Although everyone seems to eat ice cream, we were more into baked goods. I ordered their Cinnamon Rolls which looked really good. I'm not sure if it was just out in the air without being covered too long or what it was, but it didn't seem that great! It was a little dry and hard. The taste of it was amazing, but it was more of the texture. Not bread like, or the soft ooey-gooey.
We also got an Apple Strudel as we just got back from Eastern Europe at this time so a cup of coffee and baked good was on the top of our minds. The apple strudel was really good!
The coffee we got with this was their latte which to my excitement, they made it in front of you and made it taste amazing!
Overall experience, it was fun! the place was small, so be prepared for a picnic when you come here.
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Annie's Bakery and Cafe

15985 Bow Bottom Trail SE Calgary, AB 403-476-1308

Café Mondo – Jasper, Alberta

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 late enough breakfast that they had soup! Their soup of the day was a Beef Vegetable Soup and it was really amazing hearty soup.
I ordered their Breafast Wrap and it wasn't bad. It was a wrap with egg, tomatoes, onion and cheese with smoked salmon. This wrap is like a smoked salmon pizza on a pita bread! It tasted amazing and they were very generous with the smoked salmon.
My husband ordered their Croissant Toastie which is a ham and cheese sandwich in a croissant. It is an amazing little breakfast that is delicious! The croissant was really fresh, with a nice light and crispy exterior and a soft and buttery interior.
Overall, the brunch was delicious and it smells amazing! The food came out quick and the service was friendly! This was the perfect last stop before heading home! Café Mondo Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Café Mondo

616 Patricia St, Jasper, AB (780) 852-9676

Dutch Bakery and Diner – Victoria, British Columbia

We got up really early the morning we were driving home and found a place called Dutch Bakery and Diner which wasn't too far from our hotel. We decided to try them, and it worked out great as street parking was free still when we went!
We sat down and we were greeted by the friendliest staff, and it felt like you were in an old town diner once you got there. It was fantastic!! The menu wasn't extensive, but the selection was still great!
I decided I would have their Uitsmyter which sounded "Dutch" to me, and I tried to get it as traditional as possible. Turns out, I ordered a giant silly face - ham and egg open faced sandwich with some hashbrowns! It tasted great and it was fun to eat the entire face up!
We also ordered something more standard to our culture, their Full Breakfast which was either ham or bacon, and in our case it was bacon, with eggs, hashbrowns and toast! Just because it sounds simple though, that's where it's important to have a good recipe and skills making it and they did an excellent job here!
Our breakfast was so amazing, we decided to grab a few treats for our ferry back to the mainland!! The bakery was a lot of fun, like any bakery really, but this one had so much stuff! I got a Chocolate Croissant to go and I actually ate it at the ferry terminal. It didn't make it on board as it looked and smelled so amazing! It was delicious and the chocolate they used was decadent, but not so rich where I don't like it! The texture was pretty good too, and I'm sure it would have been better had I enjoyed it at the diner.
We got another croissant as well, a savoury one, their Ham and Cheese Croissant and we got this as it was unique. Instead of plain or cheese, it had ham in it. It was actually amazing and as I'm writing about it now, I kind of wish I had one! The texture of this croissant was better actually, and with the ham and cheese, it was perfection! It doesn't look like much, but she's a gooder!
The final thing we bought on our way out was what they called a Flying Saucer Cookie and I got it because of the name. I took a bite of this and I fell in love! There's nothing called "Flying Saucer" on the internet as I wanted to know more about it or prehaps try to make it. It's got almond on it and a little filling. It was absolutely amazing, unique, and special! I really enjoyed it! So, be sure to stop by here for some flying saucers!!
Overall, this was one of the best and unique bakeries I've been to as it's a bakery and diner mix! The food and service was amazing, the prices was fair as I found everything in Victoria just a tad more expensive. But the memories of the food we had here and the experience of flying saucers, it was worth it! Click to add a blog post for Dutch Bakery on Zomato

Dutch Bakery and Diner

718 Fort Street Victoria, BC (250) 385-1012