The food of the city is getting urbanized as family friendly versions of Calgary's best are making their way to the suburbs. Diner Deluxe in Aspen is the latest to bring their fare west.
There is craft beer to try on the sunshine coast. As you head past Gibson's you'll see the fields of Persephone, and Townsite Brewing is another ferry in Powell River.
There is a bakery along the path to the Skookumchuck Narrows in Egmont. Formerly The Green Rosette, this Skookum Bakery has been renamed the Skookumchuck Bakeshop and is a mandatory pit stop at the beginning or end of any hike.
There is a very cute and popular bakery in Osoyoos, the Lake Village Bakery. It's right on Main St and sells out their huge fluffy croissants early each morning.
The best ice cream in Fernie can be found at the Happy Cow. It's easy to get, right on the side of Hwy 3 in town. Everything is hand crafted right on site making this ice cream magical.
If you ask where the best pies in Calgary are, you'll be pointed to Bonavista for a visit to Pies Plus. 80 varieties, from classic to fancy, will greet you, Agent Cooper style.
A new restaurant has popped up in the Mission as Mercato spins off its brand into more casual spaces. Here's a review of Bocce on 4th St SW.