Restaurants

A&W just opened a new restaurant in downtown Calgary. 7th & 7th sw!

A&W just opened a new restaurant in downtown Calgary. 7th & 7th sw!

Downtown fast food gets faster A new A&W restaurant just opened it's doors on 7th avenue, right beside the 7th street LRT station downtown. It's freshly painted, well staffed and quite welcoming. Something amusing though, is this A&W is open 24 hours! All day, every day. This is pretty cool…
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…
Dark Table Calgary. Dining in the dark!

Dark Table Calgary. Dining in the dark!

Dark Table Opening Fall 2017 The idea is simple, you sit down and enjoy a nice meal, but you're doing it in total darkness. You can't see what you're eating at all, and you're served by blind or visually impaired serving staff - providing jobs and an excellent opportunity to…
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…
The Nutcracker Twirls Into Calgary

The Nutcracker Twirls Into Calgary

The Nutcracker by The Alberta Ballet Every parent lives for the moment when their child gasps in absolute wonder and, thanks to The Nutcracker by The Alberta Ballet, I was given that incredible gift over and over as we took in The Nutcracker for the first time. A quick summary of The…
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…
RIP Quincys Lounge On Seventh Avenue

RIP Quincys Lounge On Seventh Avenue

Quincys Lounge I put together this blog post on Quincy's Lounge because it was a fixture of seventh Avenue for a long time, and seemed like an interesting place. Quincy's Lounge was one of Calgary's premiere downtown steak houses that saw crowds of all kinds and was located along 7th…