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Dan Clapson

Dan Clapson is a best-selling author and award-winning food and travel writer based in Calgary. The accomplished writer has contributed to a wide range of acclaimed publications including Out Magazine, The Globe & Mail, Air Canada enRoute, Eater, Xtra, Canada’s 100 Best, Calgary Herald, Food Network Canada online and many more. Clapson’s debut cookbook 'Prairie' (co-authored by Edmonton writer Twyla Campbell) became a The Globe & Mail No. 1 Bestseller in September 2023. Clapson is also a frequent culinary expert for news outlets and programs such as Global News Calgary, The Good Stuff with Mary Berg, CTV Morning Live, CBC, and more. Outside of the food realm, Clapson is the founder of the award-winning Blue Jay Sessions music event series as well as a co-owner of The Prairie Emporium in Calgary.

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Try this recipe for rhubarb butter sauce from the cookbook 'Prairie'

A savoury way to use rhubarb this spring and summer

Jun 17, 2024

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A delicious recipe for pesto toast inspired by my time in Prague

An easy pesto recipe to make with Prairie-grown ingredients

May 17, 2024

The final season of 'Moosemeat & Marmalade' premiered this week on APTN

Details on the final season of the popular Indigenous-focused culinary docuseries

May 8, 2024

Whistler's Bearfoot Bistro offering amazing sugar shack experience until April 30

An iconic Quebec springtime dining tradition comes to Whistler for the first time

Apr 12, 2024

New ketchup-flavoured "Cheezies" released in Canada

Two iconic Canadian snack foods become one (i.e. our 2024 April Fools' Day joke article)

Apr 1, 2024

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How to make Czech-style pickled cheese

A delicious marinated cheese recipe to try out at home

Mar 18, 2024

Metal bands Kittie and We Are Pigs launch non-alcoholic beer with help of Calgary brewery

A cool, new non-alcoholic beer for hard-music fans to sip on

Feb 12, 2024

'The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down' host Jennifer Robertson on where to dine in Vancouver

The 'Schitt's Creek' actor and reality-competition TV show host shares her favourite eats and drinks

Feb 7, 2024

Eat This Now Toronto: Egyptian omelette at Maha's Brunch

A delicious Egyptian-style omelette that's bursting with flavour

Feb 3, 2024

Edmonton's Feed The Soul Dining Week returns Feb. 2-11

The city's Black-owned restaurant week is back for its 2nd year

Jan 22, 2024