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Banff for the day...

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caseygirl Apr 26, 2011 08:38 PM

Heading out to Banff for the Friday (day) - no vehicle...breakfast and lunch suggestions.... good groceries and wine to bring home for Friday dinner...

anything that I shouldn't miss..

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    foodkarma Apr 27, 2011 06:33 AM

    Using the search function....

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/754326
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/732990
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/667627
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/735701

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      josey124 Apr 27, 2011 08:46 AM

      Bison

      1. cellophane_star Apr 27, 2011 01:25 PM

        Wild Flour Cafe

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          caseygirl Apr 27, 2011 03:59 PM

          Bison isn't open for lunch .. so I'll give Wild Flour Cafe a try...
          Canmore for dinner seems like the plan to have...

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            josey124 Apr 28, 2011 07:22 AM

            Oh? That must be new. We went there for lunch several times.

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            nonlinear Apr 28, 2011 07:43 AM

            Coyote Cafe (or whatever it's called) is a breakfast possibility. i've had excellent and not so excellent experiences there - it's quite inconsistent. just throwing that out there. :P

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              caseygirl Apr 28, 2011 08:50 AM

              according to Bison website only has dinner and brunch menu - ? Possibly after May long weekend it will include lunch....

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                Dan G Apr 28, 2011 10:11 AM

                The downstairs room at Bison should be open for lunch. It might go by a different name though (Bear Street Tavern maybe?). Serves pizza, etc. and very good.

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                  josey124 Apr 29, 2011 06:07 AM

                  That's right. The main floor has a different name. Same kitchen though as far as I know. Same great food, anyways.

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              graemejw Apr 29, 2011 07:36 AM

              you won't miss the 30cm+ of snow thats fallen here overnight!!

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                caseygirl Apr 30, 2011 09:04 PM

                The snow did not deter the mission... actually turned out to be a wonderful day ....!
                Headed to Wild Flower for Coffee..nothing there spoke to me for breakfast...seemed a different atmosphere than usual...(so disappointed that Three Wild Women next door had closed its doors April 4th....winter was not kind to a few businesses - who now have moved on...

                Had lunch at Nourish Cafe.. the Beautiful Burrito..most offerings are meant for two, I was solo so plenty of food..the burrito was filled with nuts, dried fruit, fresh strawberries - beans - a really different taste couldn't put a name on it, sweet savory nutty and ? I'd think better shared as an appetizer..

                The atmosphere was friendly and very enjoyable...next table was loving the natchos - think I'll try them next time...

                A little on the pricey side for lunch however, Banff seemed expensive in the food offerings everywhere and it was nice to have something different...

                Will go back with friend in tow.. try a few other entrees..

                Thanks for suggestion(s)

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