G I LC H R I ST
Last week, I wrote about how the Great Events team has taken over the historic Bow Valley Ranch location in Fish Creek Park. This week, I’m focusing on the former tenants — Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR) — who moved out of The Ranche House after 13 years.
CRMR has shifted its focus to the former Inn on Lake Bonavista, a popular destination for weddings, large family functions and a meal-with-a-view for decades. In recent years it had become Newport Grill, but CRMR has rechristened it as The Lake House (747 Lake Bonavista Drive S.E., 403-225-3939).
Updates on the room have been completed — a former private room has been incorporated into the main dining room to expand seating to 140, a “new” wooden bar reclaimed by woodworking master Eric Sundstrom has been installed to create a lounge and new windows overlooking Lake Bonavista splash sunlight into
As the Sochi Olympics wind to a close, we have another medal to celebrate in Calgary. Recently, at the Canadian Culinary Championships (CCC) — a national fundraiser for Olympic athlete training — in Kelowna, B.C., Dun-