Central Memorial Park offers a scenic reprieve among the skyscrapers peppering Calgary’s downtown core but burrowed even deeper within this scenic oasis is the real gem, Boxwood Cafe. The sensation that immediately floods your body walking into this cozy restaurant is similar to the warm embrace of a good friend you haven’t seen in a long time. From your toes to your nose, there’s an undeniable familiarity with a “take your coat off and stay awhile” comfortability. The intimate rustic design paired with wooden beams, menu blackboards and hum of laughter creates an oh-so welcoming farmhouse flair. READ MORE
As the hum of cars pass down Calgary’s trendy 17th Avenue amidst a hub of social halls, tap houses, pizzerias and pubs lies The Coup. This modern spirited restaurant is fueled by a passion for vegetarian cuisine and values chiseled in sustainable, local, and organic food for every customer that walks through the door. READ MORE
Cafe Koi lives up to its traditional Japanese name “love” from the passion of the owners, the preparation of the food and the customer base that frequent this alluring cafe. Love permeates from the brick and mortar bones of this space in the Beltline of Calgary as this intimate restaurant leaves nothing but a cozy feel where one and all feel comfortable and welcome.
The pan-asian inspired cuisine began years ago with a vision and a dream and has since evolved. Now known as a hip cafe, it underwent a transformation to a place where musicians and good food collide into a creative chrysalis with artistic flair from which emerge an inviting community-minded atmosphere with nutritious and delicious food. READ MORE
Imagine a cool breeze floating over your shoulder, a voice softly whispering sweet nothings in your ear. Leaning over murmuring honeyed melodies as the breathiness glides against your earlobe sending shivers down your spine. READ MORE
Walking into Indigo Raw Food, passion, integrity and authenticity permeate the air. The quaint multi-coloured chairs, unassuming countertop and eclectic mix of furniture tell a story all their own as it’s plain to see that a love of food and a scrupulous dedication to quality and freshness is the driving force behind this family run business. The story behind the birth of Indigo Raw Food is almost as delicious as digging into one of their meticulously created delights! READ MORE
Sweet Cherubim is one heavenly spot that doesn’t stay secret for long! A familiar-favourite on the Vancouver food scene, your taste buds will be tantalized, your wallet happy and your tummy-rumblings tamed. Everything to come out of the Sweet Cherubim kitchen is lovingly prepared from scratch with the freshest, locally sourced ingredients. From supporting organic farming to sustainable packaging alternatives, Sweet Cherubim’s commitment to kindness for Mother Earth is out of this world! READ MORE
With Spring just around the corner, the words detox and cleanse are popping up quicker than the cherry blossoms in Vancouver. And just as quickly, are all the questions that start to pop up around this oh-so-trendy topic. Let’s demystify the detox dilemma as we “undress” the mighty detox beast! READ MORE