June 2015

Found 10 blog entries for June 2015.

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Blink is a great choice for dining in Calgary when you’re looking for a restaurant for all occasions. It’s not only in a beautiful location in downtown Calgary but the restaurant offers a sophisticated yet humble approach their guests’ dining experience. This Calgary Restaurant and Bar offers delicious food in a great location found in the heart of downtown Calgary on the historic Stephen Avenue. Make your reservation for lunch or dinner and see why everyone’s choosing Blink over the rest. 

What to Expect

The restaurant is located at 111, 8th Avenue SW in Calgary with hours from Monday through Saturday. Stop in for lunch from 11am to 2pm on weekdays and dinner hours from 5pm to 11pm Monday through Saturday. You’ll enjoy fine dining, a full bar

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Where do you go in Calgary when you’re looking for a good vintage outfit for your closet? Fortunately for Calgary folks, there are some excellent places to shop. You don’t want to wear what everyone else is wearing from the mall; you want something truly unique, timeless and that everyone will envy but not be able to get themselves.

Since the city has some of the best vintage shops selling everything from basic T’s to big names in fashion, you’ll have no trouble stocking your closet on a budget. Here is a look at the stores to check out in Calgary.

Vespucci Ladies’ Consignment – 8244 Elbow Drive SW

Vespucci is the perfect place to shop because all of their pieces are resales of designer and luxury fashion. They sell women’s clothing, furs and

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Dining

Located just south of the Bow River, Rouge nests in a cozy corner at the intersection of 8 and 12 Southeast. With a garden on-site that provides many of the ingredients for the delicacies served under its roof, Rouge exemplifies the concept of farm to table. Keep reading to learn more about what this delicious restaurant has to offer you.

The Property

The entirety of the Rouge's property encompasses six lots and flourishes with trees, gardens and flowers. When dining, you can sit in one of many different areas of the house, or if weather and season permits, out on the patio or in the garden. The garden is tended by the chefs and staff, and provides a spectacular view when dining on the patio.

The Menu

The highlights of their dinner

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Santé Spa, located near downtown Victoria, offers several relaxing options to suit your pampering needs. There are packages for women, men, and couples. Here is a little more about what you can get out of this spa and how you can fully relax.

Facials

Refresh your entire body and mind with the Quartz Crystal Facial Experience, which includes a foot and back massage. They even have a teen facial that is specialized specifically for teenager's needs. For men, the sports facial will take care of refreshing the skin, dryness, and razor burn.

Massages

There are several massage packages available. There massages use a combination of stone placement, essential oils, and a bath to relax the muscles, leaving you with a relaxed, energetic feeling

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When you are a vegetarian in a restaurant, finding something that both fits your lifestyle choice and is not just a salad can be challenging. Thankfully, vegetarianism is becoming more accepted and even catered to by eateries. Try these dining establishments the next time you want a night out.

The Himalayan

If you like spicy food, Indian is not your only vegetarian haven. The Himalayan serves Nepali dishes that can range from mild to mouth-scorchingly hot. They are not exclusively vegetarian, but many of their dishes are meatless. Order the Dal Bhat plate, which starts with a lentil soup and comes with rice, creamy spinach, and cottage cheese with a cashew tomato sauce. It comes with an amazing mango rice pudding for dessert.

Buddha's Veggie

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Whether or not you are staying at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, treat yourself by going to RnR Wellness. There are many advantages included in their packages. Here is a better look at what the RnR Wellness THE SPA has to offer.

Parking

Don't worry about parking when you purchase a luxury spa service. Even better, you will be all the more relaxed knowing that your parking is free for the first three hours with your purchase with a possible extension.

Spa/Hotel Combined Services

The hotel shares some of its amenities with the spa, including its heated pool, sauna, whirlpool, fitness centre, snacks, and locker rooms.

Luxury Packages

There are luxury packages available for men, women, and couples. Get a facial customized for your skin's

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Dining

Model Milk's current building in uptown Calgary started out as a dairy that was important throughout Calgary's history. It would be only fitting to keep the milk tradition, at least within the restaurant's name, alive. One look at the menu lets you know that Model Milk is anything but milk though.

Atmosphere

Model Milk can be a little noisy at times, but that just means everyone is enjoying themselves! Model Milk is an excellent place to take any out of town guests or a group of people. There are private rooms available for groups with reservations. Despite the constant action at Model Milk, you won't feel rushed by the staff at any point during your meal.

Service

Service is energetic and they are quick to make recommendations on the menu

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Found at the food of the Calgary Tower, LE Germain Hotel provides a luxury lodging option in downtown Calgary. This hotel is just a few steps from the Arts Commons Centre, Stephen Avenue Walk and the TELUS Convention Centre.

The hotel provides 143 well-designed rooms with top-of-the-line amenities. Each room is outfitted with eco-friendly fixtures and plenty of luxury features for incredible comfort.

Rooms

The rooms provide a mix of cozy warmth and elegance with plenty of technology and amenities. A deluxe continental breakfast is provided with your stay. Rooms include:

  • The Classic - From $279, provides 450 square feet with one king bed, one queen bed or two queen beds.
  • The Signature - From $309, provides 500 square feet and a king
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Members of Canmoney will enjoy plenty of great golf and more. This course provides all types of fun golf adventure with yardage ranging from 5,165 to 6,836. With multiple tee stations, it's easy for any skill level of golfer to enjoy golfing at Carnmoney.

The club was established in 1992. It's a member-owned private club found in the country setting of DeWinton, which is just south of Calgary. Les Furber designed the course and many golfers use it as a place to escape.

Carnmoney has hosted multiple tournaments including the 1997 Alberta Senior Amateur Championship, the 1998 Canadian Club Champions Championship and the Alberta Open from 2006 to 2011.

Dining at Carnmoney

Along with golf, members enjoy plenty of dining in the clubhouse, which

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Pad Thai - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensnodgrass/4807280458/

An award-winning restaurant with plenty of great choices on the menu, Raw Bar was recently renovated and reopened. It's a Vietmodern themed restaurant with a new look. The talents of Chef Duncan Ly are showcased at the Raw Bar with plenty of great choices.

The Menu

You can enjoy the very popular Pad Thai or one of the many types of oysters provided. The restaurant offers plenty of other choices, as well, including:

  • Pan Seared Scallops
  • Grilled Whole Squid
  • Crispy Rice Cakes
  • Pork Imperial Rolls
  • Beef Short Rib Steamed Bun
  • Crispy Sweet Potato Roll
  • Stir Fried Gailan
  • Maple Ginger Black, Cod
  • Fried Whole Trout
  • Grille 8-ounce Flat Iron Steak
  • Lemongrass Roasted Half Duck
  • Pad Thai
  • And More!

You can even enjoy

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