FOOD | City Style and Living

Tasting Notes | 2010 Visa Infinite Dinner at Charcut

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/2010 Visa Infinite Dinner Charcut/”/] The Restaurant and Chefs Chefs Connie De Sousa, John Jackson (Charcut), Paul Rogalski (Rouge), and Chuck Hughes (Garde Manger) delighted the crowd with a collaborative dinner. All of the guests were served family style, adding to the interaction between guests. Canapes From spoonfuls of mushroom risotto to lamb neck
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CSL Favourites | Sahale Snacks

Named for a Northwest Native American word for a ‘high lofty place’, Sahale founders Josh Schroeter and Edmond Sanctis, created the snacks after an intense hike on Mount Rainier in Washington in 2003 that left the pair craving a healthy, and nourishing trail mix- like nibble. Sahale uses whole nuts (cashews, pecans, almonds hazelnuts, peanuts),
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Q & A | Dave Powell

Founded by David Powell in 1994, the winery is so called after the small Scottish town, Torbreck, where Powell worked as a lumberjack.  Torbreck’s roots are well-established in share-farming – using fruit from the very best vineyards in the Barossa Valley. Winemaker, Dave Powell’s production is heavily based on the classic Barossa Valley varietals of
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Wine | 4th Annual Vine and Dine Argentina Wine Festival

 Photography By K & S Media CSL had the pleasure of attending the Argentina wine festival at Escoba, hosted by the gracious Linda Garson. The event, which was open to the public in the evening had an amazing turnout, complete with representatives for each wine. Every style of wine- from Tempranillo, Syrah, Cabernet, and Torrontoeswere
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Tasting Notes | Murrieta’s and Carmen Wines

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/2010 Murrietas and Carmen Wines/”/]   The Winemaker Winemaker Juan Ramsay joined a select group (including CSL) for a five course luncheon at Murrieta’s. Carmen wines, has recently updated the packaging, and updated their product offerings, including the Gran Reserva range. The Wine list Gran Reserva sauvignon blanc 2009: tapas Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2008:
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Appetizer | Chickpea Patty

Ingredients 2 cups dried chickpeas soaked overnight Water Salt and black pepper to taste Oil 1 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic Minced hot pepper to taste ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric 1 heaped teaspoon ground coriander 1 heaped teaspoon ground cumin (jeera) ½ cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice ¼ cup chickpea
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Cheryl Wallbank | Comfort Baking Rebel

TRAINING: This is my second career. I was a working artist. I graduated from ACAD with a major in ceramics and minor in painting and drawing. I eventually ended up at SAIT in the two year program for baking and pastry arts, and I have four advanced certifificates in ingredient technology from the American institute
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Alison LaFrance | Queen of Cakes

  TRAINING: In high school I used to decorate cakes, and the artistic bug bit me. I ended up going to university for a Bachelor of Commerce, but something about sitting behind a computer all day wasn’t for me and something was missing. I then went back to school in 2004 – SAIT’s baking and
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Tasting Notes | Sorrentino’s by Di Gennaro: Mushroom Harvest

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Sorrentinos by Di Gennaro Mushroom Harvest/”/] The Restaurant and Chef Chef de Cuisine Scott Mason, originally from Whistler Vancouver came to calgary to pursue his culinary dreams. Antinori Wines The Antinori family has been making wine for over six hundred years in Tuscany, Italy. Today, the vineyard is still a family endeavour, being run
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CSL Insider | Grenada

La Belle Creole at Blue Horizons La Belle Creole Restaurant/ Blue Horizons