>> Wednesday, May 30, 2012
This past weekend was a blur, but in a good way. It felt like we were attending event after event and we truly got to experience all the great things about Calgary. All the foodie things anyhow, like the Eat Real YYC event at Casel Marche, Lilac Festival and Catch’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration.
It seemed like an endless appetizers were coming from the kitchen the whole time. They served these amazing tempura styled shrimp which were extremely crunchy on the outside which were sweet and juicy on the inside. Perfectly cooked ahi tuna bites and fresh scallop ceviche. I also really enjoyed the creamy lobster bisque, with lots of flavour and I can’t forget the tangy bruschetta. However the star of the event was definitely the seafood tower.
When the band started playing, it was really great seeing everybody get on the dance floor! However, I knew I needed to have a couple more drinks before there was any dancing on my end. Luckily Catch was offering a lovely Pinot Noir, the Meiomi 2010. It was lush and had hints of berry notes throughout. Not too acidic which made it a very nice sipping wine. I never did get the name of the sparkling wine, possibly because I was too busy drinking it, but it was light and complimented the seafood nicely.
All in all it was a great time and I really enjoyed catching up with everybody that attended the event in addition to the food and venue. What a great way to end an amazing weekend, I personally can’t wait to see what Catch will think of for their next big celebration!