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New Food Scene Explodes in Calgary

The rise of the independent restaurant has exposed Calgary to internationally inspired chefs and the growth of local talent offering new perspectives on food.

Visitors can access this culinary creativity through The Big Taste – March 2 – 12.

Celebrating 11 years, The Big Taste is Calgary’s premier dining festival and a great way for visitors and locals alike to experience something new.

This season, the feature is a new spin on an old western staple – the steak! The city’s top chefs at participating restaurants present guests with a three-course experience for either lunch or dinner during this limited time. Visitors are sure to find that the stereotypical Calgary standard has been turned on its head by some of the most talented and innovative chefs in the country.

For more information on The Big Taste, visit

Tourism Calgary