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Here are some things that have our taste buds salivating this month.
406 Kaska Rd., Sherwood Park, Calgary – October 12 and 26Try chocolates from around the world, then taste fresh-roasted beans and see them transformed into truffles. You can even try your hand at wrapping a bar. Learn about chocolate pairings—like brie, pear and caramelized white chocolate. It works, trust us. jacekchocolate.com
G4–1001 Douglas St., VictoriaLocally loved Hank’s *A Restaurant has opened a second location with a seafood-celebratory menu that changes frequently—recent dishes included Dungeness crab ravioli, sablefish fried rice and ling cod cheeks prepared with risotto, anchovies and “an excessive use of butter.” Yes. nowherearestaurant.com
VancouverPut that hostess-with-the-mostess experience to use with the Home for Dinner program, supporting Ronald McDonald House. Invite your friends for dinner and whip up some fall treats—just make sure they bring a donation instead of wine. It’s an excuse to host another fall dinner party, and this time it’s for a good cause. rmhbc.ca/home-for-dinner
Calgary, Stampede Park BMO Centre October 12 and 13Edmonton, Shaw Conference Centre October 19 and 20Alberta’s fall food show is back with plenty of newcomers. Calgarians can get bites from the Wednesday Room and taste Lekker Cider. Edmontonians get sweets from FanFan Pastry and hard stuff from Elk Island Spirits Co. Last year the festival raised $16,000 for charity; now they want to do better. rockymountainwine.com