Everyday Life with Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC

Anytime the weekend comes around one of the main reason I’m excited is because I get to eat a delicious brunch! Calgary is loaded with tasty spots to try out. Monki Bistro serves up a great brunch. They have two locations: one in Inglewood, and the other on 10 Avenue SW. You can either make …

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Sometimes on a Saturday morning you just need to add a little sweetness to your day. If that’s what you’re after, it a must to check out Notable’s cinnamon bun. This treat is cooked perfectly. It’s a little crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, coated in a gooey cinnamon drizzle, and topped with …

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Sidewalk Citizen recently opened their downtown restaurant on 13 Avenue SW. We stopped by recently for breakfast and were so impressed by the gorgeous interior and the unique menu. One dish that I would like to particularly highlight was the fish plate. Perhaps not considered your “typical” breakfast here, this dish was delicious in many …

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Before catching our morning flight back home, we wanted a quick but tasty breakfast. Within a block from where we were staying, there was a Oui Presse: a neighbourhood coffee shop serving homemade baked goods and breakfast, with an array of magazines. We both ordered a coffee and the beans on toast. The chickpeas and …

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Quintessential Portland is what you’ll find at Juniors Cafe. This adorable breakfast spot is claimed to be Portland’s best kept secret for their original food and friendly service. It’s definitely one of the cutest breakfast places I’ve visited, and after perusing the menu we took some recommendations for what to order. Daniel ordered the cracked …

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If this picture isn’t enough to entice you to enter Zell’s Café then the food should! This adorable place is located just off of Morrison Street SE in Portland, and has been around for years. The family style vibe permeates throughout and they serve a classic breakfast and lunch. Once we were seated, we were …

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