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    Taste the Local Difference

    We held our menu launch a week or so a go. I would count it as a success. We had a number of people come and enjoy the sampler menu we produced and it was very well received. Thanks everyone who joined us and all our suppliers for the great products. You can find the full menu [...]

    Strange Search Terms and Stuff

    I was looking at the stats analysis on the blog and came across the page that gives you the search terms that people use to find a site. In the case of this site its no surprise that “Country Encounters” was the number one search term. Now there was some terms that are not so unusual. Things like “Alberta [...]

    Holiday Cards and Travel Alberta

    I just posted some Holiday Card offers on the Travel Alberta site.See them here  and hereNow this could have been quite a harrowing experience if not for a nice fellow named Christopher out of Travel Alberta’s Edmonton office.

    Christopher spotted my submission quickly after I sent it and was on the phone to me. He had all [...]

    Taste the Local Difference

    On March 18 and 19 Mark and I going to launch our new sourced local menu -”Taste the Local Difference”This menu has been many months in the making. We have reached out to regional suppliers for ingredients with a local flair to come up with some unique dishes. Producers like Rose Creek Ranch and Sunset Colony have [...]

    Roast Beef

    We were serving a banquet last night. Our standard roast beef buffet, nothing outrageous, in fact pretty easy in the scheme of things.  I was carving on the buffet line and a lady comes up and asks for a piece of “prime beef” or something like that. The first thing I thought was uggg another one that really doesn’t [...]

    Culinary Tourism

    In early February Mark and I attended a workshop hosted at the Gualt Museum. It was one of those things that set us to work. It was the spur for our new sourced local menu, really got us going. The following is a short video all about the movement and the workshop.

    What We’ve Been Making Lately

    A few photo’s of stuff we have been up to: