Story by Dami Fadipe. Photo by Quin Hauck. It’s no surprise that the author and creator of FoodByMaria, Maria Koutsogiannis, is busier than ever before. Her new cookbook, Mindful Vegan Meals, was voted the best cookbook of June 2018 by Indigo, and she’s gained the attention of The Globe and Mail, as well as various other sites and papers, illuminating her awards.
Story by Erin Penosky. Photo by Elijah Beaver. The first time I entered Koi, about four years ago, was for my interview. I had never been to this quirky venue before, but I felt an understated intimacy. I looked around this space and, although there were many imperfections, my mind starting churning over possibilities for the future. In a way, I had been here before.
Story by Christina Wong. Photos by Quin Hauck. Baking is often touted as a science. But these days, a new breed of baker is emerging, one who mixes art and science with an almost magical skill. From the creation of mythical creatures and impossible flavours to painting water coloured details and golden swatches, cake artistry has emerged as a new way to enjoy baked goods, and there is no shortage of great artists to enjoy and admire in Calgary.
Story by Joyce Tse. Calgary’s dry weather makes it a place of inspiration for beauty startups. Contrary to popular belief, there’s more to Calgary than oil and gas! We’ve selected ten of our favorite emerging local beauty companies, that are creating a diverse selection of products for both men and women.
Story by Sara Kuefler. One of the most beautiful, painful and poignant aspects of music (good music) as an artistic medium is how direct a path it takes to the soul. It cuts right through to a deeper level. Music industry art director and film photographer Haus Skrastins has been told by musicians he has worked intimately with that he is more of a musician than a photographer.