THIS WEEK TOP POSTS
BC winery CEO looks ahead after big changes
November 11, 2019
New (easy) fall cocktails
November 9, 2019
An interview—and a cocktail—with Grand Marnier'...
November 8, 2019
Beer-battered fish tacos
October 19, 2019
The families behind the wines
October 3, 2019
November 25, 2018
I love a morning that starts with a good cup of coffee and in Calgary, that often means stopping at Rosso Coffee Roasters.
The shops were started in Calgary a few years ago by one Cole Torode, who knows what it takes to make a great cup.
For years, I'd stop at the Ramsay location; now I'm more likely to be found at one of the downtown stops or the one on Centre Street North.
Either way, I know I'm getting a consistently great cup...
February 27, 2018
Time for a winter cocktail? Indeed.
Cabane à Sucre
A sexy winter cocktail, with some distinctly Canadian style, from the team at NOtaBLE in Calgary, Canada.
Chef Michael Noble and the NOtaBLE team uses their own blend of coffee, from Calgary's Fratello Brothers, which they brew in-house for the cocktails.
The maple syrup comes "straight from the Appalachian forest in Quebec," according to the news release, and is diluted by hal...
January 17, 2018
How does a former speedskater become a coffee roaster?
It's easier than you'd think. You just need a serious love for good beans, and passion for whatever you decide to do.
Just ask Tim Vangilder, one of the guys behind Troupe Racing Roastery.
Vangilder says he "spent years skating in circles, chasing Olympic-sized dreams."
A few of those years were spent in Calgary, Canada, where he trained with some of the world's best athle...
November 27, 2017
Coffee. Mmm. Maybe you've already had a cup for the day. Maybe you're just sitting down to a late-morning sip.
If you know a serious coffee aficionado, here are a few Christmas gift suggestions to make their holidays just a little bit brighter.
1. Green beans and a cast iron frying pan. We've started roasting our own beans occasionally this fall, and it's been life-changing.
Not only does it make working from home a lot more fun...