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Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Calgary

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Top 10 Restaurants for Chinese Dim Sum in Calgary Where can you find the best dim sum in Calgary? If you're an experienced dim sum go-er, you probably know about some staple dim sum restaurants like Silver Dragon, for example, one place that has been serving the local community for decades. On the other hand, you might not … [Read more...]

Best Hotpot Restaurants in Calgary

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Top 3 Hotpot Restaurants in Calgary, AB Have you heard of hotpot before? It seems that hotpot isn’t a hugely popular style of dining in Calgary just yet. I mean… a few years ago Japanese Ramen wasn’t either, but today there’s more ridiculously good ramen restaurants than I can count on one hand. Much like ramen, hotpot … [Read more...]

Ramen Ichinen Calgary Restaurant Review

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Ramen Ichinen Calgary Restaurant Review The onset of colder weather in Calgary makes me crave hot soup meals like pho and ramen on the daily. I’ve been so many places in and around the city, but haven’t had the time to head to Ramen Ichinen (a 4+ star on Google reviews) until last week – and boy oh boy, I am glad I did. My … [Read more...]

Le La Vietnamese Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism’s Le La Vietnamese Restaurant Review Hidden away near Chinook Mall in the Alyth-Bonnybrook-Manchester industrial area is Le La Vietnamese. This pho restaurant a good spot to stop in at for a bowl of your favourite noodle soup if you’re looking for an affordable alternative to the other popular Viet restaurants in … [Read more...]

Best Breakfast in SE Calgary

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Best Breakfast in Southeast Calgary Where will you find the absolute best breakfast in southeast Calgary? We’ve compiled a list of our favourite southeast breakfast restaurants in YYC for you to check out. Enjoy! See one of your best breakfast spots in the southeast that’s not on the list? Let us know and we will add it as … [Read more...]

Calgaryism Fact #10 – The ‘Caesar’, Born in Calgary

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Did You Know the Caesar was Invented in Calgary, Alberta? The ‘Caesar’ was invented in Calgary in 1969, by Walter Chell, manager at the Calgary Hotel (now called the Westin). A Local Invention You may not have thought that the Caesar(s) you ordered last weekend originally came from ‘the heart of the new west’. But did you … [Read more...]

Pure Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar Calgary Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism’s Review of Pure Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar I’ve heard some hype for a while now about this somewhat new (opened in 2016) Vietnamese restaurant just off the corner of 8th Avenue and 8th Street SW in downtown. Hungry for a late lunch and in downtown’s west end, we decided to head to Pure Contemporary Vietnamese … [Read more...]

Centre Street Japanese Hot Pot Calgary Restaurant Review

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Centre Street Japanese Hot Pot Calgary Restaurant Review Having a knack for Asian cuisine, I always love trying out new restaurants whenever I see or hear about one. A few of my friends mentioned there was a new Japanese hot pot place that just opened and that we desperately needed to try it! We set out on a weekday to try … [Read more...]

Best Mexican Restaurants in Calgary

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Top 5 Mexican Restaurants in Calgary, Alberta Looking for some of the best Mexican restaurants in Calgary? When it comes to an authentic Mexican dining experience, look no further than these five outstanding restaurants. Which ones top your list as the absolute best in YYC? Let us know below and we will add them to our … [Read more...]

Pho Dau Bo Calgary Vietnamese Restaurant Review

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Calgaryism Review of Pho Dau Bo Vietnamese Beef Noodle House I always take the opportunity to go to and experience pho restaurants in Calgary I’ve never been to before. This time around I found myself in the southeast when I started to crave a delicious bowl of Vietnamese noodle soup - sometimes you just got to indulge in … [Read more...]