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Spicy Amigos Mexican Restaurant Review

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The Spicy Amigos Mexican Restaurant Review Searching for the best Mexican restaurants in Calgary on Google was how I learned about this hidden gem in the downtown west end. Called Spicy Amigos, its Google rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars with close to 200 votes sold me on putting this Mexican restaurant at the top of my … [Read more...]

Best Taco Tuesday Deals in Calgary

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Looking for the Best Taco Tuesdays in Calgary? There’s just something about Tuesdays that gets most of us thinking about tacos. Whoever made up the idea was smart, because there’s a catchy vibe to the saying, just like there is for “Chicken Wing Wednesdays.” The next time you’re in for some delish taco Tuesdayss in Calgary, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Places to Drink Tequila in Calgary

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Calgaryism's Top 5: Best Tequila Bars in Calgary Have you ever felt an urge for tequila? Hey, sometimes it happens, and the next time it does there are a few tequila bars in Calgary you won’t want to miss out on. These food and drink establishments are as authentic as it gets for both Mexican dining AND drinking in Calgary, … [Read more...]

Modern Steak Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism's Review of Modern Steak in Kensington Modern Steak is an established upscale steak house found in the Kensington Business Revitalization Zone of the northwest inner city area. I’ve heard many times from both friends and family that I have to try it, and finally got around to it this previous week! Although on … [Read more...]

Red’s Diner (Kensington) Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism's Review of Red's Diner in Kensington Red’s Diner has long been a go-to breakfast restaurant in Calgary’s southwest inner city. Chances are that if you’ve lived here long enough, you’ve heard descriptions of its delicious breakfast and brunch plates rolling off the tip of one of your friends tongues … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Yamato Bakery

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Calgary Hidden Gems: Yamato Bakery on Centre St. When it comes to buying gourmet desserts like mousse cake and cheesecake in store, Yamato Bakery on Centre Street North is one of the best. We recently made a stop into this Calgary hidden gem to pick up a birthday cake for a friend, and after tasting it at the party … [Read more...]

Best Chicken Wing Monday Night Deals in Calgary

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Best Resto's for "Chicken Wing Mondays" in Calgary Wednesday is usually when a lot of restaurants in Calgary feature more-than-affordable chicken wing deals and drink specials to go along with. Fortunately for all those chicken wing lovers in YYC (myself included), Monday is another favourite day for chicken wing specials at … [Read more...]

Best Ramen Restaurants in Calgary, Alberta

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Best Japanese Ramen Noodle Restaurants in Calgary Go to Vancouver and there’s a good ramen noodle bar on nearly every urban streetscape you’ll see. The same can’t be said for Calgary, however, a city with its fair share of awesome pho restaurants but lacking a selection of authentic Japanese ramen restaurants for quite some … [Read more...]

Gagana Ramen Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review

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Gagana Ramen Calgary Japanese Restaurant Review With colder weather always comes a craving from time-to-time for a good bowl of hot soup. If you’re a huge pho and ramen lover like I am, then you probably also like to try new places when time permits. With some time to spare, we decided to check out Gagana Ramen located … [Read more...]

Lemongrass West Calgary Restaurant Review

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Lemongrass West Calgary Restaurant Review With so many Vietnamese pho restaurants in Calgary, it's not unusual to see three of four of them within a few blocks of each other as you drive around the city. So how should you know which ones to go to? Word-a-mouth is a good start. One of my family members suggest that we go … [Read more...]