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Simply Great Coffee at Mac’s/Circle K

Simply Great Coffee at Mac’s/Circle K

Simply Great Coffee Coffee is life. From a single cup in the morning to 2 pots a day, wherever you fit in on the spectrum, you understand it's necessity. The coffee selection in Calgary is actually pretty decent these days, with a wide varieties of basic slow drip coffees to…
Best Tacos in Calgary? Here’s a top 10 list!

Best Tacos in Calgary? Here’s a top 10 list!

Best Tacos in Calgary The term "best" is very subjective, so it's difficult to make a 'top 10 list' that everyone can agree with, but, screw it, we're gonna make a list anyway and hopefully everyone agrees with it because we're awesome. Here are some of the best tacos in…
Some Mexican Restaurants in Calgary To Try

Some Mexican Restaurants in Calgary To Try

Mexican Restaurants in Calgary What Calgary lacks in quantity, it makes up with quality. When it comes to Mexican restaurants in Calgary, the last few years have been very generous to the local food scene. For a number of years Calgary suffered a shortage of good places to go for…
Where to find and catch Crayfish in Calgary

Where to find and catch Crayfish in Calgary

Ever had an Alberta Lobster? Also known as Crayfish, Crawfish, or Crawdads, they exist in several creeks and streams in Calgary and elsewhere in North America and come with restrictions, however for most of Alberta they're freely available for anyone that wants to go out and catch them. There is…
Bootleg Chicago Deep Dish Pizza in Calgary

Bootleg Chicago Deep Dish Pizza in Calgary

Bootleg Pizza: Chicago fake fake fake dish pizza Bootleg pizza exists in Calgary. This is something that showed up on social media earlier this year, kudos to Dan Olson for bringing it to light. I could explain what bootleg pizza is, but I'll just show you what Dan said. These…
View Health Inspection Reports from Calgary and Alberta

View Health Inspection Reports from Calgary and Alberta

Health Inspection Reports If you've ever wanted to check in on the health inspection reports conducted by Alberta Health Services, you totally can. Restaurant inspection findings are available online for anyone to browse through, which include a list of violations found during the inspections. You caaaaaaan browse through these inspection…
Be a Calgary Stampede food judge for a day!

Be a Calgary Stampede food judge for a day!

Calling All Foodies! (contest is now finished, thank you everyone for taking part!) A very popular foodie trend has been in the making for the past few years on the Calgary Stampede midway. Each July local and international food vendors bring their inventive, and often crazy, concoctions to dozens of…
A review of the Co-op Wine and Spirits Grape Escape

A review of the Co-op Wine and Spirits Grape Escape

The Grape Escape Twice every year in Calgary, Co-op Wine and Spirits puts on an event called the Grape Escape in the BMO centre, where rows of booths are setup for beer/wine/cider/spirit producers from all over the world to showcase their products for you to sample and learn about. In addition…
Giveaway: $50 gift card to SkipTheDishes

Giveaway: $50 gift card to SkipTheDishes

Dinner is served with SkipTheDishes I frigging love SkipTheDishes. For realsies. I can't even count how many people I've told about it, even convincing one of my clients to order lunch to the office for a group of us so we didn't have to stop working. I only wish I had…
A Feast At Bonterra Trattoria

A Feast At Bonterra Trattoria

Bonterra Trattoria There's so many places to dine in Calgary and our neighborhood is no slouch when it comes to local gems. I've been an avid foodie for years and I haven't even made a dent in the YYC food scene. This was how it came to be that despite…
Win an Earls67 gift card from The Spesh

Win an Earls67 gift card from The Spesh

Win with The Spesh & Crackmacs on Twitter! We've teamed up with the folks behind a new food and entertainment app called The Spesh, and we're giving away a $50 gift card to Earls.67, located in downtown Calgary. In this ailing Alberta economy, who doesn't need some free dough, and grub!…
Where to eat in Calgary: downtown and area

Where to eat in Calgary: downtown and area

Where to eat in Calgary? We get asked pretty often on Twitter where to eat in Calgary, in general or for a specific craving, so we thought it would be fun to toss a few of our usual answers into a blogpost. Hope this list helps you find somewhere for good…