Cover Design: Eden Thompson is a full time Calgary artist working in mixed media and paper. Incorporating traditional techniques in a contemporary way, his original fine art pieces have appeared on book covers and cards. As part of Sophia Arts, he shows several times a year in Calgary and B.C. nucleus.com/~sophiaarts and etsy.com/shop/jetblackdragonfly.
30 The Iron Sommelier
2 Dishes, 3 Sommeliers, 3 Judges, 6 “Wines”
36 Tuscany on the Bow
This Calgarian not only makes wine, but grows the grapes too!
38 A Mexican Wine Adventure
Follow the Ruta del Vino for good wine and great new Mexican food.
42 Dinner Party Disasters
You’ve invited people to dinner and you get over-ambitious... That’s when the trouble starts.
46 Eating Chicago
Get your sweet home Chicago with a side of fresh sass.
50 An Oasis of Wine in the Arizona Desert
11 word of mouth
Notable culinary happenings around town
13 eat this
What to eat in May and June
14 drink this
Of all the gin joints in all the towns…
18 get this
Must-have kitchen stuff
20 one ingredient
Julie Van Rosendaal
24 feeding people
The art and architecture of grain salads
28 well matched
Made-in-heaven food and wine pairings
Stirrings around Calgary
54 quick ways with...
56 last meal
Keep it simple and seasonal
58 back burner... shewchuk on simmer
Shrimp and sympathy