Tagged food & drink

We went to a Carl’s Jr. media event and it was utterly bizarre

By Jason Herring, December 1 2015 — Carls Jr. opened up their first Calgary location on Dec. 1, and they invited some writers from the Gauntlet to a media event for a first-hand experience. We happily accepted their invitation. After all, who could turn down free, American fast food right in the middle of a…

New campus vendors offer diverse eats

The beginning of this semseter shook up the campus food landscape at the University of Calgary. Chartwells’ 10-year reign as the campus food provider ended in April and American food giant Aramark has replaced them, launching a set of vendors throughout the campus. The options are limitless, ranging from Mexican food and sushi to tea…

Pizza Week serves up twists on a classic dish

By Clara Sadler, September 24 2015 — They say a good pizza consists of crust, cheese and toppings. But the dishes served up at YYC Pizza Week contain a whole lot more than that. Starting on Sept. 25, restaurants across Calgary will create unique pizzas sold for $20. Participating restaurants and pizza connoisseurs are encouraged…

Battle of the vendors: La Taqueria vs. Zoca

By Jason Herring, September 17 2015 — The start of the school year is an exciting time at the University of Calgary. There are new classes, new friends and most importantly, new food vendors. Two newly-opened eating establishments at the university offer students a type of food that previously unavailable to them — quick Mexican…

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