I arrived at the Kensington OliV Tasting Room late on Friday afternoon, intent on buying a single bottle of Black Truffle olive oil for my popcorn. Once I walked in, my first shock was “Wow, what is with all the bottles?” The room was laid out, wall-to-wall, with a large spread of black bottles topped [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2012
The 2012 Prairie Regional Barista Championship was hosted at Calgary’s Fratello Roasterie. It was my first time attending a barista competition, but thankfully there were several volunteers and guests who graciously explained the process to a newbie like me. Each competitor is given an allotted amount of time to perform his/her activities, and he/she is [...]
See the other, uhh, 5 shots in the Calgary Stampede 2012 Firework set! Jumped the fence in Ramsey. Until I realized you could’ve just walked around it on the other side! Pros: Wide angle kens actually saved my butt today. Some of those fireworks went extremely high. Cons: Still playing around with the timing of [...]
See all the fireworks shots in the Canada Day 2012 Firework set. Pro’s: Decent spot to get both the bridge with a good skyline view, which is on the trail in Sunnyside Bank Park off of Crescent Road. Good company. Con’s: Lost the dwarfed Calgary Tower. Tighter crop would exclude the skyline.