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Join John Gilchrist on Breakfast Television to talk about Downtown's Best Bites each month.

Downtown's Best Bites 

Tune in to Breakfast Television on CITY each month for our upcoming features on Downtown's Best Bites with Calgary-based food critic and writer John Gilchrist. Each segment John introduces a new theme and his reviews of downtown Calgary restaurants.

Recent Segments 

May 16, 2018 | Downtown's Best Bites: Lounge Culture

Food writer John Gilchrist gives us three great options for diving into lounge culture in the latest edition of Downtown Best Bites.

April 11, 2018 | Downtown's Best Bites: Mediterranean

Food writer John Gilchrist gives us three great options if we're looking for some Mediterranean fare in this edition of Downtown's Best Bites.

March 28, 2018 | Downtown's Best Bites: Hidden Gems

Food writer John Gilchrist takes us to three of his favourite lesser-known spots as we unearth hidden gems in this edition of Downtown's Best Bites.

February 21, 2018 | Downtown's Best Bites: Big Taste

Food writer John Gilchrist shows us three of the spots we should check out during next months Big Taste.

January 31, 2018 | Downtown's Best Bites: Romantic Spots

Food writer John Gilchrist offers up three spots for the perfect Valentine's Day dinner date in this months Downtown's Best Bites.

December 20, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: Festive Fare

November 15, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: International

Food writer John Gilchrist picks his top three spots for international cuisine in this month's Downtown's Best Bites. 

October 18, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: Contemporary Cuisine

Food writer John Glichrist has the top picks on the best restaurants to hit downtown when you want contemporary cuisine.  

September 20, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: Harvest

John gives us his picks on the best restaurants to hit when you want to take advantage of the fall harvest. 

August 16, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: Heritage Restaurants

John Gilchrist takes us on a tour of three beautiful heritage restaurants with rich history and equally as rich and flavourful food.

July 19, 2017 | Downtown's Best Bites: How to Impress Tourists

Food critic John Gilchrist offers up the best places to take friends and family members who are visiting from out of town. 






Visit again soon for updates and links to other segments of Downtown's Best Bites with John Gilchrist, Breakfast Television and Downtown Calgary.