Out With Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC and Beyond

I love vegetables, but I will admit that when I go out for food, they’re not something typically on the top of my list to order. However, when you find a chef who can do them right, that changes everything. If you’re looking for a place who truly know how to blend ingredients to make …

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Panna cotta is a simple dessert but is an easy one to mess up. It needs to be cooked perfectly in order to have that desirable ‘wiggle.’ On the weekend, after our tasty dinner at Cotto, we ordered their panna cotta. It was absolute perfection! Served with a side of jam and dessert crumbs, and …

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Everyone loves a good pasta dish, and Calgary is full of fantastic Italian restaurants. If you’re looking for delicious food matched with a really great deal, you definitely need to visit Tavernetta on a Tuesday night. For a mere $40, you can get pasta for two and a half litre of wine. The pasta is …

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If you’re into seafood and Monday night dates, I have the perfect place for you to check out. Modern Ocean is located on Stephen Avenue and their Monday night special is something to talk about. For $99 you can order their seafood boil which is packed full of options. This massive platter came with a …

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With the holiday season quickly approaching it can be hard to find the time for baking. If you’re looking for a tasty loaf, Bridgeland Market is the place to go to. We tried the banana chocolate chip loaf and it was delicious: tasted homemade, moist, and has the perfect ratio of chocolate chips. Plus it …

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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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Being as I am a cocktail aficionado, it might come as a surprise to you that I finally got to experience Shelter. This hidden cocktail bar is everything that you could possibly want from one. It’s cozy, trendy, has fab decor, great service, and of course, superb drinks! We stopped by on Saturday night and …

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I often have cravings for Vietnamese food and my go-to spot is always Van Son. The last time I visited, I tried their satay beef rice vermicelli which came with spring rolls. It had just enough spice from the satay but was balanced out nicely with the vegetables and fish sauce. These noods are delicious!

If you’re looking for a good Taco Tuesday happy hour, Native Tongues is a place to check out. Their tacos are $2.50 all day! For cheap drink options, be sure to visit between 3-6pm where you can find margaritas for $5, AGD for $4, and feature wine for $8. This is a deal you don’t …

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