Which Dishes Should You Try in Calgary for 2015?

Posted by Justin Havre on Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 12:34pm.


This year it’s time to branch out and try some new restaurants in town. Others that are just moving to town will need to know what new hot spots have just opened up or become what everyone’s talking about. This year’s list of dishes, drinks and ingredients that you have to try include local spots like the Bro’ne with their Peanut Butter Brownies and the cowboy sausages from Master Meats.

Since Calgary is a food town and the local food scene is start to get recognized around the world, it’s no wonder local bakers, butchers and gin makers are pulling out all the stops. Here are some classics and new flavours to try this year.

Wilde Grainz Lemon Tart

Enjoy a delicious high-sided lemon tart from Wilde Grainz for a mixture of sweet and tart. They top it with a whirl of torched meringue and it looks so amazing. Bite into the bright white and yellow treat served for two to four people and take it to your next dinner party.

Chongo’s Guacamole

You got to love good, fresh, authentic guacamole. It’s usually hard to find but Chongo’s in Crossroads Market is serving of the freshest guacamole for you to enjoy now. Pick up some of their fresh salsas and then grab a scoop of the popular creamy-chunky green guac.

Master Meats’ Cowboy Sausages

Master Meats on 40th Avenue NW has been around since the 70s serving families around Calgary. The same family of butchers that you remember for offering the best cut meats is now serving up flavourful cowboy sausages. They are made with high-quality bacon and pork.

Brou’ne’s Peanut Butter Brownies

Who doesn’t love a new take on brownies? This shop is offering handcrafted brownies with dense insides and crackly tops now with a peanut butter option. You’ve probably tried the chocolate, salted caramel and cherry coconut but this year is the year of peanut butter.

Also be sure to check out the Parlour Gin from Eau Claire Distillery, the Crème Fraiche from Vital Green Farms and the Apple Rosemary Jelly from Janice Beaton Fine Cheese.

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