Good Eats – part 6

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Last night was our final evening in Alberta, so we took Kaitlyn and her friend out to another of our favorite Calgary restaurants – Charcut Roast House. Some of you who watch “Top Chef Canada” may be familiar with this eatery – Connie DeSousa, the chef/owner was one of the top three finalists on Season 1.

An interesting feature of this restaurant is that the menu changes daily, but this should not be a concern as everything we have ordered has been delicious. Locally sourced ingredients add to the appeal of the menu options.
For an appetizer, our table – without question, always orders a Charcut Board – a selection of house-made sausage and cured meats. Anyone who appreciates quality cold cuts will want to order this platter. The meat varieties are served with whole grain mustard and toast rounds.
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We also ALWAYS order the Duck Fat Poutine – hand cut fries are covered with cheese curds and truffle gravy. Once you eat the Duck Fat Poutine, New York Fries will seem like an abomination.

Each of us had a different entrée – and all were equally delectable.

Finally desert – Blueberry Cheesecake. This was the culmination of a terrific meal.
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