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Good food and great service, does a meal make! [Saltlik Calgary review]

Feb 13th, 2013 : I’ll definitely keep Saltlik on my short list for Steakhouses to eat at in Calgary … everything remains as consistent and excellent as ever Dec 31st, 2011 :  So after the crapshit service of Chicago Chophouse, we decided to stay closer to the Hyatt and the Marriott and to the Mechanical Horse – so it was …

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Monday Morning Consultant – Westin Calgary review

Calgary is quiet town relative to Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto … in that order. However with all the money that this town is awash in … there seems to be a startling lack of high end hotels in Calgary. So far I’ve stayed at two Starwood properties here …  Sheraton Cavalier and the Westin Calgary Once again, my loyalty has been driven by …

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Tuesday night sculpture hunting in Calgary

After working all day, the nice thing about leaving work is that I can go hang out with more crazy Calgary public art displays. In front, the Canadian Pacific office, there is a lovely locomotive hulk and tender that’s been meticulously restored to its former glory by the CP shop employees for permanent display in front of CPR’s Calgary headquarters. Opposite the CP …

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What to do in Calgary on a Monday night? Stephen Avenue Walking!

For the last couple weeks, I’ve suffered with this question – especially as the thermometer has dropped below 0°C. I’ve learned over the last month, that Calgary’s entertainment scene is geographically spread far and wide across the city. Calgary is a sizable city and if one doesn’t know where to begin, the choices can be over or underwhelming – depending …

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Walking to the Calgary Tower

In case anyone  hadn’t mentioned it; Calgary is a small city. Although there is the presence of flat urban sprawl, the city is relatively quiet and definitely flat. This is completely confirmed when you end up at the Calgary Tower to get the bird’s eye view of the city. Calgary being a nice walkable city, I was able to leave …

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