Category Archives: Food Worthy of a Detour

Food worthy of a detour: Mercato West in Calgary, Canada

It was a cold winter day in 2007, I worked at an auto body shop and an older gentlemen walked in to fix the damage on his new SUV. While I was working on his quote he gave me his … Continue reading

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Calgary, Canada: Food worthy of a detour

For someone who was born in Calgary, with no ocean nearby, it’s hard to find tasty seafood. Thanks to our mountain fed lakes we do get to enjoy fresh and local trout and pickerel (Walleye). But it’s very rare to … Continue reading

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Victoria BC, Canada: Food Worthy of a detour

I lived in Victoria while in High School and I’ve stayed at the Fairmont Empress before but I never really noticed The Veranda. When you walk through the hotel it looks like an English lounge but what you don’t see … Continue reading

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Canmore AB, Canada: Food worthy of a detour #Poutine

Nestled in an industrial park in the beautiful city of Canmore which borders Banff National Park is an informal eatery dedicated to making delicious burgers, smoked meat sandwiches and most importantly poutine. I know poutine sounds a bit naughty when … Continue reading

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Vienna, Austria: Food worthy of a detour

What makes the perfect schnitzel? To start it has to be at least as big as the plate. It also must be extremely crispy and thin. Figlmuller even goes a step further and just uses the tenderloin of the pork. … Continue reading

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