Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Heritage Burger


The Deane House, completed August 21, 1929 is one of Calgary’s beautiful heritage buildings. Originally located across the river from it’s current location, the building now functions as a restaurant and dinner theater. Finding a random post about their burger … Continue reading

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The Submarine


Banh Mi. The Vietnamese Sandwich. A baguette topped with spicy chicken satays, carrots, cucumber, sweet onions, green chillis, cilantro and cheese. This, is Calgary’s favorite sub. It’s a little incredible, in a province know for it’s beef, you would expect … Continue reading

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The Billionaire Special


The Laurier Lounge is famous throughout Calgary. As the story goes, when Warren Buffet made a trip to Calgary, he ate here. The reservation, booked a month in advance was booked to satisfy the billionaire’s needs. He expects, a quiet … Continue reading

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The Misconception


It took me two trips into Lounge Burger to order my first burger. I now regret the first trip. The first time I walked in, it was quiet. I looked around and was unimpressed. The trendy interior design and over-dressed … Continue reading

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The Science Experiment


I’ve tasted quite a few burgers, both in Calgary and abroad, but this one looks special. Dave Arnold is the Director of Technology for the French Culinary Institute, and in this video, he uses all of his tech and skill … Continue reading

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The Could-Have-Been


When you order a burger topped with asiago, pancetta, tomato, red onion and burger sauce (mayo & ketchup) expectations are naturally high. When you order that same burger from THE gourmet food store in town, they might as well be … Continue reading

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The Donair


There’s a street like it in every city. It’s not quite a highway, but it’s wide and busy, away from the downtown core. On both sides of the street there are more restaurants than one could count, most of them … Continue reading

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