Dining out is a great way to get out of the house in the winter. Shake up your routine by visiting these hot new restaurants in Calgary.
Love Asian food? You need to try Black Pepper Asian Street Fair. This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with menu items inspired by locations across the continent. Start your day with delicious dishes like their Hong Kong style french toast or Creamy egg drop soup. Or stop by later for some Shu mai dumplings and Takoyaki. You have a ton of options here, whatever you're craving.
Mediterranean and Eastern European cuisine takes centre stage at Olea. Tuck into rich, chef-driven dishes at lunch or dinner like their hand crafted pastas and pizzas. We're eyeballing their Bison sugo pappardelle and their Glazed bacon bianca pizza. Or make a meal of small plates like their Manchego and dates or Speck ham croquetas. You really can't go wrong here.
Whether you're in the mood for Korean bbq, a sizzling bowl of Bibimbap, Korean fried chicken, or want to share something big like Tteokbokki, Asadal Korean is a great new Korean spot to visit with a robust menu.
Looking for breakfast, brunch or lunch? Brouhaha is a great new spot where you can enjoy all three! With fun and different menu options like Chicken in a waffle bowl and Matcha chia pudding, there's something for everyone. They even have gluten free and vegetarian menu items clearly indicated on their large menu. There's also a separate menu for kids with simple offerings like pancakes with maple syrup and whipped cream.
Looking for a new fine dining experience? Fortuna's Row is offering dishes inspired by the contemporary cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and a host of regions across Central and South America. Visit them for a fresh and exciting take on regional and historical ingredients and preparation techniques. The supper club offers snacks, small plates and shareable plates, some featuring dishes you may be familiar with like Aguachile, Tamales and Tostadas.
This is in no way an exhaustive list of all the hot new restaurants in Calgary, but these gems have certainly caught our attention! We hope you'll give them a try this winter.