Experiences, Food

My ride for a spectacular fishing trip on Great Slave Lake.

Catch, fry, and eat your own fish on Yellowknife’s Great Slave Lake

  Even fishing newbies are all but guaranteed to catch a Northern Pike on guided tours “You’re going to want to put a coat on.” […]

September 2, 2016 ×

Destinations, Food, International

Portland is known for its craft breweries and Deschutes is one of the best. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

12 Hours in Portland

Eat, drink, and be quirky in America’s current bohemian capital. Portland has earned itself a reputation as a hipster haven — thanks to the Portlandia […]

October 26, 2015 ×

Experiences, Food

Built like the ancient Egyptians built 'em, the Summerhill Pyramid is said to have dehydrating properties, which may clarify the wine. Photo Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

The mystery and science of Summerhill Pyramid Winery

  The Kelowna British Columbia organic wine maker produces vino fit for the pharaohs Calm visibly overtakes the tour group as we enter the pyramid. […]

August 12, 2015 ×

Experiences, Food

Duncan Ly's artistic scallop plating is something diners may never see again. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

Collaborative dinners at River Cafe in Calgary are one of a kind

Diners and local chefs enjoy a special evening of food, cocktails and wine in Prince’s Island Park The mountain rustic yet warmly luxurious dining room […]

July 10, 2015 ×


Owner Dinku Tadesse and his wife Eline Baye operate Zahebesha Ethiopian Restaurant in Yellowknife, Canada’s most northerly city.

Eating African food near the Arctic Circle in Yellowknife

Wapawekka visits what may be the world’s most northerly Ethiopian restaurant African food in the Canadian north? Huh? The sign outside Zahebesha Ethiopian Restaurant on […]

June 30, 2015 ×


First stop on the Tehranto walk, the author peruses the pastries at Red Rose Patisserie. She then eats many of them. Photo by Beth Weisberg

Tehranto tour: Toronto’s uniquely delicious Iranian-Korean neighbourhood

  Great grilled meat, delectable pastry and Horny Goat Seed Tea on Yonge Street There are foods a person just can’t find downtown, even in […]

June 8, 2015 ×

Destinations, Food

The waters of Tofino Inlet are calm enough for easy kayaking. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

Remote Tofino is a coastal cuisine hot spot

Vancouver Island rainforest town serves surprising gourmet spread Though it’s the middle of August, it’s a cool day at Chesterman Beach on the west coast […]

May 20, 2015 ×


Photo courtesy of Eat Vancouver

It’s time to EAT! Vancouver

  Celebrating West Coast cuisine at this annual festival of deliciousness The culinary world is descending on Vancouver, British Columbia this week, as the 13th […]

April 29, 2015 ×


Rodney's Oyster House's Calgary location is in a warehouse-sized heritage building. Photo courtesy of Immedia

Rodney’s Oyster House serves up a taste of the Maritimes

Popular seafood restaurant brings Prince Edward Island hospitality to Toronto and Calgary In a 1907 former factory warehouse in downtown Calgary, Alberta, loud groups of […]

February 19, 2015 ×