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Tasting | The Best Looking Plates of 2013

This year marked an array of visually stunning plating from Calgary Chefs, here are CSL’s top picks. MARKET Executive Chef Dave Bohati plated this stunner for his Summer 2013 menu: tuna crudo. We love the attention to detail and use of contrasting colours and bold refreshing flavours. SKY 360 Created by Executive Chef Dustin Schafer
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Event | To Market To Market

  [metaslider id=3024] Images Copyright K&S Media A breezy summer afternoon on a bustling block of 17th avenue in Calgary was the setting for an eleven course summer showcase tasting menu from Market restaurant. To Market, To Market came an intimate gathering of guests who dined family style on a broad selection of dishes from
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Restaurant Opening | Market

What do a cow, two forks, a maple leaf and two sheaths of wheat have in common? They are the emblems of the newly opened Market restaurant on 17th Avenue in Calgary.  During a grand opening ceremony chefs, owners, managers, bartenders and staff mingled with guests. The crew at Market includes: Vanessa Salopek (owner), Geoff
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Tasting Notes | The Alcron Prague

    [metaslider id=4309]     Prague’s transformation after communism occurred not just in major ways but in minor ones as well. If there is a barometer of social change it is surely in a country’s cuisine, the most direct and tangible measure. The Alcron is a one Michelin star amethyst Art Deco style jewel
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Tasting Notes | George

  [metaslider id=2759]   Photography K&S Media Headed to Toronto? Don’t miss one of the best restaurants in the city, George. Located on queen Street, George is set within an unassuming 55, 000 square feet space encompassing a women’s club and small boutique hotel. At the helm is Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto. “The chef here
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Tasting Notes | Talavera at The Four Seasons Troon North Scottsdale

                The Cocktails at Onyx Bar I have drinks at Onyx at The Four Seasons, prepared by cocktail master and assistant manager Alex Ramos. I ask Ramos to whet my appetite with a prickly pear margarita. It comes to the table a bright magenta colour, perfectly chilled, and
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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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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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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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Tasting Notes | Ka’uiki Hotel Hana Maui

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Ka-uiki Hotel Hana Maui/”/]   The Restaurant Chef Diane Tsurumaki the executive chef, is a recent addition to Hotel Hana-Maui.  Having previously worked at The Peninsula Hotel’s Felix restaurant in Hong Kong, and in the kitchens of Switzerland, “I really just wanted to come back home,” she confides. Kobocha Pumpkin Soup A mild version
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